senate Bill S5641C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the approval process of cable franchises; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 5641c
May 16, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2016 1st report cal.780
Feb 22, 2016 print number 5641b
Feb 22, 2016 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Jun 09, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 08, 2015 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 5641a
Jun 03, 2015 1st report cal.1336
May 21, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 10, 2016 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5641B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2016

Jun 2, 2015 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5641
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 2, 2015

S5641 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §221, rpld & add §222, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8329

S5641 - Summary

Relates to the approval process of cable franchises; relates to renewal and amendment of franchises and system properties.

S5641 - Sponsor Memo

S5641 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5641

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 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 allowing for the
  approval of cable franchises; and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Section 221 of the public service law, as added by chapter
83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  S 221. Certificate of confirmation. 1.  Except  as  provided  in  this
section,  no  person  shall  exercise a franchise, and no such franchise
shall be effective, [until the commission has confirmed such  franchise.
A  person wishing to exercise a franchise shall file with the commission
an application for a  certificate  of  confirmation  in  such  form  and
containing  such information and supportive documentation as the commis-
sion may require. The application  shall  be  accompanied  by  proof  of
service  thereof  upon  the franchisor and by such fee as the commission
may set] UNLESS A COPY OF SUCH FRANCHISE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE  MUNI-
CIPALITY,  AND  PROPERTY FILED WITH THE COMMISSION WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF
MUNICIPAL APPROVAL. SUCH FRANCHISE SHALL BE SUBJECT, AT  A  MINIMUM,  TO
THE  FRANCHISING  STANDARDS  SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE AND THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER BY THE COMMISSION.
  2. A FRANCHISE SHALL BE DEEMED GRANTED FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER THE FRAN-
CHISE IS FILED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION  UNLESS  THE
COMMISSION, OR ITS DESIGNEE, DETERMINES WITHIN SUCH FORTY-FIVE DAY PERI-
OD THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST REQUIRES THE COMMISSION'S REVIEW AND WRITTEN
ORDER.
  [2.]  3.  The  commission may hold a public hearing on any application
for a certificate of confirmation if it determines that such  a  hearing
is  in  the public interest. The commission shall fix the time and place

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11290-01-5

S5641A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §221, rpld & add §222, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8329

S5641A - Summary

Relates to the approval process of cable franchises; relates to renewal and amendment of franchises and system properties.

S5641A - Sponsor Memo

S5641A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5641--A
    Cal. No. 1336

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report

AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to allowing for the
  approval of cable franchises; to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto; and providing for the repeal of  certain  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 221 of the public service law, as added by  chapter
83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  S 221. Certificate  of  confirmation.  1.  Except  as provided in this
section, no person shall exercise a franchise,  and  no  such  franchise
shall  be effective, [until the commission has confirmed such franchise.
A person wishing to exercise a franchise shall file with the  commission
an  application  for  a  certificate  of  confirmation  in such form and
containing such information and supportive documentation as the  commis-
sion  may  require.  The  application  shall  be accompanied by proof of
service thereof upon the franchisor and by such fee  as  the  commission
may  set] UNLESS A COPY OF SUCH FRANCHISE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE MUNI-
CIPALITY, AND PROPERTY FILED WITH THE COMMISSION WITHIN THIRTY  DAYS  OF
MUNICIPAL  APPROVAL.  SUCH  FRANCHISE SHALL BE SUBJECT, AT A MINIMUM, TO
THE FRANCHISING STANDARDS SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE AND  THE  RULES  AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER BY THE COMMISSION.
  2. A FRANCHISE SHALL BE DEEMED GRANTED FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER THE FRAN-
CHISE  IS  FILED  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION UNLESS THE
COMMISSION, OR ITS DESIGNEE, DETERMINES WITHIN SUCH FORTY-FIVE DAY PERI-
OD THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST REQUIRES THE COMMISSION'S REVIEW AND WRITTEN
ORDER.

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

S5641B - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §221, rpld & add §222, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8329

S5641B - Summary

Relates to the approval process of cable franchises; relates to renewal and amendment of franchises and system properties.

S5641B - Sponsor Memo

S5641B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5641--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of second report
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy  and  Telecommunications  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to allowing for the
  approval of cable franchises; to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto; and providing for the repeal of  certain  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 221 of the public service law, as added by  chapter
83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  S 221. Certificate  of  confirmation.  1.  Except  as provided in this
section, no person shall exercise a franchise,  and  no  such  franchise
shall  be effective, [until the commission has confirmed such franchise.
A person wishing to exercise a franchise shall file with the  commission
an  application  for  a  certificate  of  confirmation  in such form and
containing such information and supportive documentation as the  commis-
sion  may  require.  The  application  shall  be accompanied by proof of
service thereof upon the franchisor and by such fee  as  the  commission
may  set] UNLESS A COPY OF SUCH FRANCHISE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE MUNI-
CIPALITY, AND PROPERTY FILED WITH THE COMMISSION WITHIN THIRTY  DAYS  OF
MUNICIPAL  APPROVAL.  SUCH  FRANCHISE SHALL BE SUBJECT, AT A MINIMUM, TO
THE FRANCHISING STANDARDS SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE AND  THE  RULES  AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER BY THE COMMISSION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11290-03-6

S5641C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §221, rpld & add §222, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8329

S5641C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the approval process of cable franchises; relates to renewal and amendment of franchises and system properties.

S5641C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5641C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5641--C
    Cal. No. 780

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of second report
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy  and  Telecommunications  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to allowing for the
  approval of cable franchises; and to repeal certain provisions of such
  law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Section 221 of the public service law, as added by chapter
83 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  S 221. Certificate of confirmation. 1.  Except  as  provided  in  this
section,  no  person  shall  exercise a franchise, and no such franchise
shall be effective, [until the commission has confirmed such  franchise.
A  person wishing to exercise a franchise shall file with the commission
an application for a  certificate  of  confirmation  in  such  form  and
containing  such information and supportive documentation as the commis-
sion may require. The application  shall  be  accompanied  by  proof  of
service  thereof  upon  the franchisor and by such fee as the commission
may set] UNLESS A COPY OF SUCH FRANCHISE HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE  MUNI-
CIPALITY,  AND  PROPERLY FILED WITH THE COMMISSION WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF
MUNICIPAL APPROVAL. SUCH FRANCHISE SHALL BE SUBJECT, AT  A  MINIMUM,  TO
THE  FRANCHISING  STANDARDS  SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE AND THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER BY THE COMMISSION.

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

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