senate Bill S4423B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study of the reforming the energy vision

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2017 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1549
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2017 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2017 print number 4423b
amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 28, 2017 print number 4423a
amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Feb 14, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jun 12, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S4423B
18
2
committee
18
Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2017 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S4423B
4
5
committee
4
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 24, 2017

aye wr (2)

S4423 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1450B
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5131, A7808
2017-2018: S4423A

S4423 - Summary

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study of the reforming the energy vision initiative.

S4423 - Sponsor Memo

S4423 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4423

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT in relation to  authorizing  and  directing  the  public  service
  commission to study the impact on consumers and perform a cost benefit
  analysis of the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other  provision  of  law,  the  public
service  commission  is  authorized  and directed to study the impact on
consumers and perform a cost benefit analysis of the Reforming the Ener-
gy Vision (REV) initiative. Such study and analysis shall  include,  but
not be limited to:
  1.  an  analysis of the potential benefits and costs of the REV initi-
ative;
  2. the impact of REV on electric rates charged  to  consumers  through
additional taxes and fees, increased rates or any other charges required
to fund the REV initiative;
  3.  the  feasibility  of other potential initiatives and approaches to
upgrading and updating the current energy infrastructure of this state;
  4. an analysis of potential benefits and costs of  such  other  initi-
atives  determined  to be feasible pursuant to subdivision three of this
section;
  5. the impact on consumers resulting from  the  cost  and  expense  of
replacing existing energy infrastructure; and
  6.  any  other  information the public service commission deems neces-
sary.
  S 2. The public service commission shall report its findings regarding
the study and analysis authorized and directed to be performed  pursuant
to  section  one of this act to the governor, the temporary president of
the senate, the speaker of the assembly,  the  minority  leader  of  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02549-01-7

S4423A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1450B
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5131, A7808
2017-2018: S4423A

S4423A - Summary

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study of the reforming the energy vision initiative.

S4423A - Sponsor Memo

S4423A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4423--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to oversight by the  New  York  state  public  authorities
  control board

  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
5-a to read as follows:
  S  5-A.  OVERSIGHT  BY  THE  NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL
BOARD.  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,
THE  COMMISSION SHALL APPLY TO, AND OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF, THE NEW YORK
STATE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD CREATED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE-A
OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW PRIOR  TO  TAKING  ANY  OF  THE  FOLLOWING
ACTIONS:
  (A)  AN  INCREASE  IN  RATES,  CHARGES, SURCHARGES, ASSESSMENTS, FEES,
LEVIES, OR ANY OTHER COLLECTIONS, WHICH WOULD INCREASE REVENUES OBTAINED
FROM RATEPAYERS BY MORE THAN SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND  DOLLARS  AND  WHICH
REVENUES  ARE  COLLECTED  SOLELY  FOR AND DIRECTED TO THE NEW YORK STATE
ENERGY RESEARCH AND  DEVELOPMENT  AUTHORITY  AND  WOULD  BE  EFFECTUATED
THROUGH  A SINGLE ORDER, DECISION, OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION OR THROUGH A
SERIES OF SUCH ACTIVITIES; OR
  (B) A TRANSFER, REPURPOSING, REPROGRAMMING, OR ANY OTHER  ACTION  THAT
WOULD  CHANGE  THE  USE  OF  MONEY DIRECTED TO THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PREVIOUSLY DESIGNATED OR INTENDED FOR
A DIFFERENT PURPOSE.
  2. EACH SUCH APPLICATION BY THE  COMMISSION  TO  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE
PUBLIC AUTHORITIES CONTROL BOARD SHALL CONTAIN A DESCRIPTION OF ANY SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02549-02-7

S4423B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1450B
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5131, A7808
2017-2018: S4423A

S4423B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to conduct a study of the reforming the energy vision initiative.

S4423B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4423B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4423--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications -- 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 directing the
  public service commission to conduct a  study  of  the  Reforming  the
  Energy Vision initiative

  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
66-o to read as follows:
  S  66-O.  REFORMING  THE  ENERGY VISION STUDY. 1. THE COMMISSION SHALL
ANNUALLY CONDUCT A STUDY TO ANALYZE THE ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENE-
FITS AND THE ECONOMIC COSTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL BURDEN, OF  THE  REFORMING
THE  ENERGY  VISION  INITIATIVE  (REV),  THE  PROGRESS  OF ACHIEVING REV
RELATED GOALS, AND A DESCRIPTION OF ALL CURRENT REGULATORY, TARIFF,  AND
MARKET DESIGNS AND INCENTIVE STRUCTURES THAT ARE INTENDED TO ACHIEVE REV
RELATED GOALS. SUCH STUDY AND ANALYSIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO:
  (A) AN ANALYSIS OF THE INITIATIVES COSTS AND BENEFITS FOR THE PURPOSES
OF  THIS  STUDY,  THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIDER THE IMPACTS OF REFORMING
THE ENERGY VISION ON ELECTRIC RATES CHARGED TO CONSUMERS  THROUGH  ADDI-
TIONAL  FEES,  INCREASED  RATES OR ANY OTHER CHARGES REQUIRED TO SUPPORT
THE INITIATIVE.
  (B) A QUANTIFICATION OF THE APPROXIMATE  AVOIDED  LEVEL  OF  EMISSIONS
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INFORMATION CONCERNING: NITROGEN DIOXIDE,
SULFUR  DIOXIDE  AND  CARBON  DIOXIDE,  AS  WELL AS OTHER AIR POLLUTANTS
DEEMED NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE FOR STUDY BY THE  COMMISSION,  PROVIDED
THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  USE  ITS BEST EFFORTS TO DETERMINE ENVIRONMENTAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02549-04-7

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