senate Bill S5206C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting requirements for various classifications of gas leaks by utility corporations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
May 16, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2016 1st report cal.778
Feb 22, 2016 print number 5206c
Feb 22, 2016 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 14, 2015 print number 5206b
Jun 14, 2015 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jun 10, 2015 print number 5206a
Jun 10, 2015 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
May 07, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 10, 2016 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 10, 2016

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S5206 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7430, A9772
2017-2018: S4264, A467

S5206 - Summary

Relates to reporting requirements for various classifications of gas leaks by utility corporations.

S5206 - Sponsor Memo

S5206 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5206

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public service law, in relation to reporting of
  natural gas leaks by gas corporations

  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
67-b to read as follows:
  S 67-B. NATURAL GAS LEAK REPORTING  REQUIREMENTS.  1.  THE  DEPARTMENT
SHALL  ESTABLISH A UNIFORM NATURAL GAS LEAK CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AS SET
FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
  2. ALL LEAKS SHALL BE ASSESSED A CLASS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM:
  (A) TYPE 1 CLASSIFICATION. (1) A TYPE 1 LEAK IS ONE WHICH, DUE TO  ITS
LOCATION  AND/OR RELATIVE MAGNITUDE, CONSTITUTES A POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS
CONDITION TO THE PUBLIC OR BUILDINGS. IN THE EVENT  OF  A  TYPE  1  LEAK
CLASSIFICATION THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS APPLY:
  (I)  THE  LEAK  SHALL  REQUIRE AN IMMEDIATE EFFORT TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY;
  (II) CONTINUOUS ACTION SHALL BE THEREAFTER TAKEN UNTIL  THE  CONDITION
IS NO LONGER HAZARDOUS; AND
  (III)  COMPLETION  OF REPAIRS SHALL BE SCHEDULED ON A REGULAR DAY-AFT-
ER-DAY BASIS, OR THE CONDITION KEPT UNDER DAILY SURVEILLANCE  UNTIL  THE
SOURCE OF THE LEAK HAS BEEN CORRECTED.
  (2) TYPE 1 LEAKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) DAMAGE BY CONTRACTORS OR OUTSIDE SOURCES RESULTING IN LEAKAGE;
  (II)  ANY  INDICATION  ON A COMBUSTIBLE GAS INDICATOR (CGI) OF NATURAL
GAS ENTERING BUILDINGS OR TUNNELS;
  (III) ANY READING ON A CGI WITHIN FIVE FEET (1.5 METERS) OF A BUILDING
WALL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04871-01-5

S5206A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7430, A9772
2017-2018: S4264, A467

S5206A - Summary

Relates to reporting requirements for various classifications of gas leaks by utility corporations.

S5206A - Sponsor Memo

S5206A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5206--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  reporting  of
  natural gas leaks by gas corporations

  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
67-b to read as follows:
  S  67-B.  NATURAL  GAS  LEAK REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL ESTABLISH A UNIFORM NATURAL GAS LEAK CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AS  SET
FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
  2. ALL LEAKS SHALL BE ASSESSED A CLASS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM:
  (A)  TYPE 1 CLASSIFICATION. (1) A TYPE 1 LEAK IS ONE WHICH, DUE TO ITS
LOCATION AND/OR RELATIVE MAGNITUDE, CONSTITUTES A POTENTIALLY  HAZARDOUS
CONDITION  TO  THE  PUBLIC  OR  BUILDINGS. IN THE EVENT OF A TYPE 1 LEAK
CLASSIFICATION THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS APPLY:
  (I) THE LEAK SHALL REQUIRE AN IMMEDIATE EFFORT  TO  PROTECT  LIFE  AND
PROPERTY;
  (II)  CONTINUOUS  ACTION SHALL BE THEREAFTER TAKEN UNTIL THE CONDITION
IS NO LONGER HAZARDOUS; AND
  (III) COMPLETION OF REPAIRS SHALL BE SCHEDULED ON A  REGULAR  DAY-AFT-
ER-DAY  BASIS,  OR THE CONDITION KEPT UNDER DAILY SURVEILLANCE UNTIL THE
SOURCE OF THE LEAK HAS BEEN CORRECTED.
  (2) TYPE 1 LEAKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) DAMAGE BY CONTRACTORS OR OUTSIDE SOURCES RESULTING IN LEAKAGE;
  (II) ANY INDICATION ON A COMBUSTIBLE GAS INDICATOR  (CGI)  OF  NATURAL
GAS ENTERING BUILDINGS OR TUNNELS;
  (III) ANY READING ON A CGI WITHIN FIVE FEET (1.5 METERS) OF A BUILDING
WALL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04871-03-5

S5206B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7430, A9772
2017-2018: S4264, A467

S5206B - Summary

Relates to reporting requirements for various classifications of gas leaks by utility corporations.

S5206B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5206--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  reporting  of
  natural gas leaks by gas corporations

  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
67-b to read as follows:
  S  67-B.  NATURAL  GAS  LEAK  CLASSIFICATIONS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL
ESTABLISH A UNIFORM NATURAL GAS LEAK CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AS SET  FORTH
IN THIS SECTION.
  2. ALL LEAKS SHALL BE ASSESSED A CLASS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM:
  (A)  TYPE 1 CLASSIFICATION. (1) A TYPE 1 LEAK IS ONE WHICH, DUE TO ITS
LOCATION AND/OR RELATIVE MAGNITUDE, CONSTITUTES A POTENTIALLY  HAZARDOUS
CONDITION  TO  THE  PUBLIC  OR  BUILDINGS. IN THE EVENT OF A TYPE 1 LEAK
CLASSIFICATION THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS APPLY:
  (I) THE LEAK SHALL REQUIRE AN IMMEDIATE EFFORT  TO  PROTECT  LIFE  AND
PROPERTY;
  (II)  CONTINUOUS  ACTION SHALL BE THEREAFTER TAKEN UNTIL THE CONDITION
IS NO LONGER HAZARDOUS; AND
  (III) COMPLETION OF REPAIRS SHALL BE SCHEDULED ON A  REGULAR  DAY-AFT-
ER-DAY  BASIS,  OR THE CONDITION KEPT UNDER DAILY SURVEILLANCE UNTIL THE
SOURCE OF THE LEAK HAS BEEN CORRECTED.
  (2) TYPE 1 LEAKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) DAMAGE BY CONTRACTORS OR OUTSIDE SOURCES RESULTING IN LEAKAGE;
  (II) ANY INDICATION ON A COMBUSTIBLE GAS INDICATOR  (CGI)  OF  NATURAL
GAS ENTERING BUILDINGS OR TUNNELS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04871-08-5

S5206C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7430, A9772
2017-2018: S4264, A467

S5206C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reporting requirements for various classifications of gas leaks by utility corporations.

S5206C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5206C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5206--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  reporting  of
  natural gas leaks by gas corporations

  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
67-b to read as follows:
  S  67-B.  NATURAL  GAS  LEAK  CLASSIFICATIONS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL
ESTABLISH A UNIFORM NATURAL GAS LEAK CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AS SET  FORTH
IN THIS SECTION.
  2. ALL LEAKS SHALL BE ASSESSED A CLASS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING SYSTEM:
  (A)  TYPE 1 CLASSIFICATION. (1) A TYPE 1 LEAK IS ONE WHICH, DUE TO ITS
LOCATION AND/OR RELATIVE MAGNITUDE, CONSTITUTES A POTENTIALLY  HAZARDOUS
CONDITION  TO  THE  PUBLIC  OR  BUILDINGS. IN THE EVENT OF A TYPE 1 LEAK
CLASSIFICATION THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS APPLY:
  (I) THE LEAK SHALL REQUIRE AN IMMEDIATE EFFORT  TO  PROTECT  LIFE  AND
PROPERTY;
  (II)  CONTINUOUS  ACTION SHALL BE THEREAFTER TAKEN UNTIL THE CONDITION
IS NO LONGER HAZARDOUS; AND
  (III) COMPLETION OF REPAIRS SHALL BE SCHEDULED ON A  REGULAR  DAY-AFT-
ER-DAY  BASIS,  OR THE CONDITION KEPT UNDER DAILY SURVEILLANCE UNTIL THE
SOURCE OF THE LEAK HAS BEEN CORRECTED.
  (2) TYPE 1 LEAKS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04871-09-6

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