|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 07, 2018||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1047
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 04, 2018||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S8407
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8407 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §18-a, Pub Serv L
S8407 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8407 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to certain costs and expenses PURPOSE: This legislation will fund the expenses of Public Service Commission through the state's General Fund and eliminate the 18-A assessment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill provides that for the New York State fiscal year beginning on April 1, 2019, the assessment pursuant to Section 18-a of the Public Service Law shall be assessed at an amount equal to half the rate assessed for fiscal year 2018, and eliminates the 18-a assessment thereafter commencing in fiscal year 2020. Further, any funding short- ages experienced as a result of the elimination of the 18-a assessment will be borne from the state treasury (General Fund).
S8407 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8407 I N S E N A T E May 4, 2018 ___________ 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 certain costs and expenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 1-a of section 18-a of the public service law, subdivision 1 as amended by section 2 of part NN of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009 and subdivision 1-a as added by section 2 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows: 1. All costs and expenses of the department and commission shall be paid pursuant to appropriation on the certification of the chairman of the department and upon the audit and warrant of the comptroller. The state treasury shall be reimbursed therefore by payments to be made thereto from all moneys collected pursuant to this chapter. [The] FOR STATE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING PRIOR TO APRIL 1, 2019, THE total of such costs and expenses shall be borne by the public utility companies (including for the purposes of this section municipalities other than municipalities as defined in section eighty-nine-l of this chapter), corporations (including the power authority of the state of New York), and persons subject to the commission's regulation, to be assessed in the manner provided in subdivisions two, three and four of this section and section two hundred seventeen of this chapter. PROVIDED HOWEVER FOR THE STATE FISCAL YEAR THAT BEGINS ON APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, SUCH ASSESSMENT SHALL BE IN AN AMOUNT THAT IS FIFTY PERCENT OF THE AMOUNT CALCULATED IN SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE AND FOUR OF THIS SECTION AND SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER. PROVIDED FURTHER FOR STATE FISCAL YEARS THAT BEGIN ON AND AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, THE AMOUNT OF SUCH ASSESSMENT CALCULATED IN SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE AND FOUR OF THIS SECTION AND SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE ZERO AND ALL COSTS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND COMMISSION SHALL BE PAID BY THE STATE TREASURY. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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