assembly Bill A4354A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.763
May 24, 2016 reported
May 04, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 28, 2016 print number 4354a
amend (t) and recommit to energy
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy
Jan 30, 2015 referred to energy

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A4354 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1857A, A7799A
2011-2012: A9091, S7184
2009-2010: A9866

A4354 - Summary

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services.

A4354 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4354

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DenDEKKER, ABINANTI, SKARTADOS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M.  of  A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to providing consum-
  ers the option to elect not to use transmitting utility meters

  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. TRANSMITTING UTILITY METER; ELECTION NOT TO USE. NOTWITHSTAND-
ING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE COMMISSION IS AUTHORIZED TO  PROVIDE
THAT  CONSUMERS  MAY ELECT NOT TO USE TRANSMITTING UTILITY METERS OF ANY
INVESTOR OWNED ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY SUBJECT TO REGULATION BY
THE COMMISSION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE COMMISSION SHALL NOT  CREATE
AND  REGULATE  A  SURCHARGE FOR CONSUMERS WHO MAKE SUCH AN ELECTION. FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "TRANSMITTING UTILITY METER" MEANS AN
ELECTRIC METER THAT IS CAPABLE  OF  RECORDING  CONSUMPTION  OF  ELECTRIC
ENERGY  AND  COMMUNICATING  SUCH  INFORMATION UTILIZING TWO-WAY COMMUNI-
CATION BETWEEN THE METER AND THE ELECTRIC SUPPLIER  FOR  MONITORING  AND
BILLING PURPOSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07212-01-5

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A4354A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1857A, A7799A
2011-2012: A9091, S7184
2009-2010: A9866

A4354A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services.

A4354A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4354--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. DenDEKKER, ABINANTI, SKARTADOS, RAIA -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. ROZIC  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Energy  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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 advanced metering
  infrastructure devices for residential services

  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. ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVICES FOR ELECTRIC AND  GAS
SERVICES.  1. THE COMMISSION SHALL NOT ALLOW FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ANY
ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) DEVICE BY AN ELECTRIC AND/OR  GAS
CORPORATION  UNLESS SUCH DEVICE MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS
FOR AMI PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A) FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION STANDARDS  FOR  INTENTIONAL  AND
UNINTENTIONAL RADIO FREQUENCY EMISSIONS AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT STANDARDS
RELATED TO RADIO FREQUENCY EXPOSURE;
  (B)  AMERICAN  NATIONAL  STANDARDS INSTITUTE (ANSI) SPECIFICATIONS FOR
METER ACCURACY AND PERFORMANCE; AND
  (C) ANY OTHER STANDARDS, REQUIREMENTS AND  GUIDELINES  ESTABLISHED  BY
THE  COMMISSION TO PROTECT CUSTOMER HEALTH AND SAFETY AND ENSURE, TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE,  THE  PROTECTION  AND  ENCRYPTION  OF  CUSTOMER
PERSONAL,  FINANCIAL  AND ENERGY USAGE INFORMATION. THE COMMISSION SHALL
PROMULGATE REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE SHALL
INCLUDE:
  (A) A ONE-WAY SMART METER, WHICH  SHALL  MEAN  A  DEVICE  DESIGNED  TO
UTILIZE  ONE-WAY  COMMUNICATIONS  SYSTEMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07212-04-6

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