assembly Bill A7293A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates the state office of the utility consumer advocate

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2018 amended on third reading 7293a
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.510
Jun 12, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.157
rules report cal.157
reported
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to rules
May 16, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 21, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A7293 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3923
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
2015-2016: A180, S3356
2019-2020: A1966, S4399

A7293 - Summary

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

A7293 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7293

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DINOWITZ, PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, ROSENTHAL, ZEBROW-
  SKI, SKOUFIS, CRESPO, WEPRIN, JAFFEE, GALEF, CAHILL,  COLTON,  LIFTON,
  ABINANTI,  HEVESI,  COOK,  STIRPE,  STECK,  SKARTADOS, LUPARDO, MAYER,
  GUNTHER, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, BRINDISI, PERRY, SEPULVEDA, KEARNS,  SANTABAR-
  BARA,  SIMOTAS,  JEAN-PIERRE,  M. G. MILLER,  HOOPER,  ARROYO, JOYNER,
  FAHY, OTIS, PEOPLES-STOKES, HUNTER, BARRETT, SEAWRIGHT, RAIA, MONTESA-
  NO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GLICK,  MURRAY,
  RIVERA,  SIMANOWITZ,  SIMON,  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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD03223-01-7

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A7293A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3923
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
2015-2016: A180, S3356
2019-2020: A1966, S4399

A7293A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7293A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7293--A
                                                        Cal. No. 510

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  PAULIN,  GOTTFRIED, L. ROSENTHAL,
  ZEBROWSKI, SKOUFIS, CRESPO, WEPRIN,  JAFFEE,  GALEF,  CAHILL,  COLTON,
  LIFTON,  ABINANTI,  HEVESI,  COOK,  STIRPE, STECK, SKARTADOS, LUPARDO,
  MAYER, GUNTHER, MOSLEY, ORTIZ, BRINDISI, PERRY,  SEPULVEDA,  SANTABAR-
  BARA,  SIMOTAS,  JEAN-PIERRE,  M. G. MILLER,  HOOPER,  ARROYO, JOYNER,
  FAHY, OTIS, PEOPLES-STOKES, HUNTER, BARRETT, SEAWRIGHT, RAIA, MONTESA-
  NO, LAVINE, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GLICK,  McDONOUGH,  MURRAY,  RIVERA,  SIMON,  THIELE  -- read once and
  referred to the  Committee  on  Consumer  Affairs  and  Protection  --
  ordered  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.
  §  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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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