assembly Bill A7679A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to directing the public service commission to conduct a study on net metering programs in the state

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.510
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.647
substituted for a7679a
referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 5149a
Jun 09, 2014 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recommitted to energy
substitution reconsidered
Jun 06, 2014 recalled from assembly
May 12, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.647
substituted for a7679
Jun 12, 2014 substituted by s5149a
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 7679a
Jun 09, 2014 restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
May 12, 2014 substituted by s5149
May 08, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.647
May 06, 2014 reported
Mar 19, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy
May 30, 2013 referred to energy

Votes

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Jan 28, 2014 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5149
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2014

May 21, 2013 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5149
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 21, 2013

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A7679 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5149
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L

A7679 - Summary

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study to analyze the economic and environmental benefits from and the economic cost burden, if any, of the net energy metering program in this state.

A7679 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7679

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to a  study  by  the
  public service commission on net metering

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

  Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  section
66-n to read as follows:
  S  66-N.  NET  METERING STUDY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT A STUDY TO
ANALYZE THE ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS FROM  AND  THE  ECONOMIC
COST  BURDEN,  IF ANY, OF THE NET ENERGY METERING PROGRAM AND TO ANALYZE
THE EXTENT TO WHICH EACH CLASS OF RATEPAYERS  AND  EACH  REGION  OF  THE
STATE  RECEIVING SERVICE UNDER THE NET ENERGY METERING PROGRAM IS PAYING
THE FULL COST OF SERVICES PROVIDED TO THEM BY COMBINED ELECTRIC AND  GAS
CORPORATIONS AND GAS CORPORATIONS, AND THE EXTENT TO WHICH THEIR CUSTOM-
ERS  PAY A SHARE OF COSTS OF PUBLIC PURPOSE PROGRAMS THROUGH ASSESSMENTS
ON THEIR ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS BILLS. IN ANALYZING PROGRAM COSTS AND BENE-
FITS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS STUDY, THE COMMISSION SHALL  CONSIDER  ALL
ELECTRICITY  GENERATED BY RENEWABLE ELECTRIC GENERATING SYSTEMS ELIGIBLE
FOR NET METERING UNDER SECTIONS  SIXTY-SIX-J  AND  SIXTY-SIX-L  OF  THIS
ARTICLE,  INCLUDING THE ELECTRICITY USED ONSITE TO REDUCE THE CUSTOMER'S
CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE SUPPLIED THROUGH  THE
ELECTRICAL  GRID, AS WELL AS ELECTRICAL OUTPUT THAT IS BEING FED BACK TO
THE ELECTRICAL GRID FOR  WHICH  THE  CUSTOMER  RECEIVES  CREDIT  OR  NET
SURPLUS  ELECTRICITY  COMPENSATION  UNDER  NET  ENERGY  METERING.  AS IT
RELATES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS,  THE  STUDY  SHALL  QUANTIFY  THE
APPROXIMATE AVOIDED LEVEL OF HARMFUL EMISSIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMIT-
ED  TO,  INFORMATION CONCERNING: NITROGEN DIOXIDE, SULFUR DIOXIDE, TOTAL
PARTICULATES AND CARBON DIOXIDE, AS WELL AS OTHER AIR POLLUTANTS  DEEMED
NECESSARY  AND  APPROPRIATE FOR STUDY BY THE COMMISSION. THE STUDY SHALL
ALSO QUANTIFY THE ECONOMIC COSTS AND BENEFITS OF NET ENERGY METERING  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10909-01-3

Co-Sponsors

A7679A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5149
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L

A7679A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study to analyze the economic and environmental benefits from and the economic cost burden, if any, of the net energy metering program in this state.

A7679A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7679--A
                                                        Cal. No. 647

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMOTAS, LUPARDO, PALMESANO -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Energy -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Energy in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,  sec.  2  --  reported  and
  referred  to  the Committee on Ways and Means -- reported from commit-
  tee, advanced to a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to a study by the
  public service commission on net metering

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. NET METERING STUDY. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONDUCT  A  STUDY  TO
ANALYZE  THE  ECONOMIC  AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS FROM AND THE ECONOMIC
COST BURDEN, IF ANY, OF THE NET ENERGY METERING PROGRAM AND  TO  ANALYZE
THE  EXTENT  TO  WHICH RATEPAYERS RECEIVING SERVICE UNDER THE NET ENERGY
METERING PROGRAM ARE PAYING THE FULL COST OF SERVICES PROVIDED  TO  THEM
BY  COMBINED ELECTRIC AND GAS CORPORATIONS AND GAS CORPORATIONS, AND THE
EXTENT TO WHICH THEIR CUSTOMERS PAY A SHARE OF COSTS OF  PUBLIC  PURPOSE
PROGRAMS  THROUGH  ASSESSMENTS  ON  THEIR  ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS BILLS. IN
ANALYZING PROGRAM COSTS AND BENEFITS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS STUDY, THE
COMMISSION SHALL CONSIDER ALL ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY  RENEWABLE  ELEC-
TRIC  GENERATING SYSTEMS ELIGIBLE FOR NET METERING UNDER SECTIONS SIXTY-
SIX-J AND SIXTY-SIX-L OF THIS ARTICLE, INCLUDING  THE  ELECTRICITY  USED
ONSITE  TO  REDUCE  THE CUSTOMER'S CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY THAT WOULD
OTHERWISE BE SUPPLIED THROUGH THE ELECTRICAL GRID, AS WELL AS ELECTRICAL
OUTPUT THAT IS BEING FED BACK TO  THE  ELECTRICAL  GRID  FOR  WHICH  THE
CUSTOMER  RECEIVES  CREDIT OR NET SURPLUS ELECTRICITY COMPENSATION UNDER
NET ENERGY METERING. AS IT RELATES TO THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  BENEFITS,  THE
STUDY  SHALL QUANTIFY THE APPROXIMATE AVOIDED LEVEL OF HARMFUL EMISSIONS
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION CONCERNING: NITROGEN DIOXIDE,

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

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