senate Bill S7537

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the public service commission to investigate the use of funds from the Systems Benefits Charge to cover costs associated with a new capacity zone

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May 15, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S7537 - Details

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S7537 - Summary

Directs the public service commission to investigate the use of funds from the Systems Benefits Charge to pay the portion of consumers' bills that results from Federal Energy Commission Docket No. ER13-1380-000 proceeding that ordered a new capacity zone be created in New York state.

S7537 - Sponsor Memo

S7537 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7537

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN ACT directing the public service commission to investigate the use of
  funds  from the Systems Benefits Charge to cover costs associated with
  a new capacity zone

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regu-
lation, the public service commission  shall,  within  30  days  of  the
effective  date  of  this  act, commence a proceeding to investigate the
development of a program to use funds collected for the system  benefits
charge  to  pay the portion of consumers bills that results from Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission Docket No.  ER13-1380-000  proceeding  that
ordered a new capacity zone be created in New York state. The commission
shall  consult  with  the New York State energy research and development
authority in the preparation of its recommendations  to  the  commission
for  such  a  determination.  The proceeding must be completed within 90
days from the commencement of  the  proceedings.  The  commission  shall
conduct  at least two public hearings within the area that comprises the
proposed new capacity zone.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15236-02-4

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