assembly Bill A180A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the state office of the utility consumer advocate

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 12, 2016 amended on third reading 180a
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.13
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 10, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.43
rules report cal.43
reported
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to rules
Feb 10, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 07, 2015 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A180 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3356
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1-A §§28-a - 28-d, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6239, S4550
2017-2018: A7293, S3923
2019-2020: A1966, S4399

A180 - Summary

Creates the state office of the utility consumer advocate to represent interests of residential utility customers.

A180 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   180

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DINOWITZ, PAULIN, BRENNAN, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL,
  ZEBROWSKI, SKOUFIS, CRESPO, ROBINSON, MARKEY, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,
  CAHILL, COLTON, LIFTON, ABINANTI, HEVESI, COOK, STIRPE, STECK, SKARTA-
  DOS, LUPARDO, MAYER, GUNTHER, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, BRINDISI, PERRY, SEPULVE-
  DA,  McDONALD,  KEARNS, RAIA, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. ARROYO, CLARK, ENGLEBRIGHT,  GLICK,  RIVERA,  SCHIMEL,  SIMANOWITZ,
  THIELE  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs
  and Protection

AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  creating  the
  state office of the utility consumer advocate

  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  article
1-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 1-A
            THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY CONSUMER ADVOCATE
SECTION 28-A. DEFINITIONS.
        28-B. ESTABLISHMENT  OF THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY CONSUMER
                ADVOCATE.
        28-C. POWERS OF THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY  CONSUMER  ADVO-
                CATE.
        28-D. REPORTS.
  S  28-A.  DEFINITIONS.  WHEN  USED IN THIS ARTICLE:   (A) "DEPARTMENT"
MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
  (B) "COMMISSION" MEANS THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
  (C) "RESIDENTIAL UTILITY CUSTOMER" MEANS ANY PERSON  WHO  IS  SOLD  OR
OFFERED FOR SALE RESIDENTIAL UTILITY SERVICE BY A UTILITY COMPANY.
  (D)  "UTILITY  COMPANY" MEANS ANY PERSON OR ENTITY OPERATING AN AGENCY
FOR PUBLIC SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO,  THOSE  PERSONS  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01827-01-5

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A180A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3356
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 1-A §§28-a - 28-d, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6239, S4550
2017-2018: A7293, S3923
2019-2020: A1966, S4399

A180A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the state office of the utility consumer advocate to represent interests of residential utility customers.

A180A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 180--A
                                                         Cal. No. 13

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DINOWITZ, PAULIN, BRENNAN, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL,
  ZEBROWSKI, SKOUFIS, CRESPO, ROBINSON, MARKEY, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,
  CAHILL, COLTON, LIFTON, ABINANTI, HEVESI, COOK, STIRPE, STECK, SKARTA-
  DOS, LUPARDO, MAYER, GUNTHER, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, BRINDISI, PERRY, SEPULVE-
  DA,   McDONALD,   KEARNS,   RAIA,  MONTESANO,  SANTABARBARA,  SIMOTAS,
  JEAN-PIERRE, MILLER, HOOPER, ARROYO,  JOYNER,  FAHY,  OTIS,  KAMINSKY,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, HUNTER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CLARK, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT,  GLICK,  MURRAY, RIVERA, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ, SIMON, THIELE --
  read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer  Affairs  and
  Protection  --  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  creating  the
  state office of the utility consumer advocate

  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  article
1-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 1-A
            THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY CONSUMER ADVOCATE
SECTION 28-A. DEFINITIONS.
        28-B. ESTABLISHMENT  OF THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY CONSUMER
                ADVOCATE.
        28-C. POWERS OF THE STATE OFFICE OF THE UTILITY  CONSUMER  ADVO-
                CATE.
        28-D. REPORTS.
  S  28-A.  DEFINITIONS.  WHEN  USED IN THIS ARTICLE:   (A) "DEPARTMENT"
MEANS THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
  (B) "COMMISSION" MEANS THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
  (C) "RESIDENTIAL UTILITY CUSTOMER" MEANS ANY PERSON  WHO  IS  SOLD  OR
OFFERED FOR SALE RESIDENTIAL UTILITY SERVICE BY A UTILITY COMPANY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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