assembly Bill A2320

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring gas corporations to file annual gas safety reports

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Mar 28, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 02, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.34
Jan 30, 2017 reported
Jan 24, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 17, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A2320 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4715
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2777, S5811
2013-2014: A9722A

A2320 - Summary

Relates to requiring gas corporations to file annual gas safety reports.

A2320 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2320

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to filing gas safety
  reports

  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.  GAS  SAFETY REPORTS. 1. ON OR BEFORE MARCH FIFTEENTH OF EACH
YEAR, EACH GAS CORPORATION SHALL FILE WITH THE DEPARTMENT A  GAS  SAFETY
REPORT.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  REVIEW  THE REPORTS TO MONITOR EACH GAS
CORPORATION'S PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECTS  AND  ALL  OTHER  ACTIVITIES
RELATED TO PROVIDING SAFE AND RELIABLE GAS SERVICE IN ORDER TO DETERMINE
WHETHER  THE  PROJECTS  OR  ACTIVITIES ARE BEING CARRIED OUT IN A MANNER
CONSISTENT WITH THIS CHAPTER, THE COMMISSION'S  RULES,  REGULATIONS  AND
ORDERS,  AND  ANY  PRACTICE  THE DEPARTMENT HAS DEEMED NECESSARY FOR THE
PROVISION OF SAFE AND RELIABLE SERVICE, AND TO TRACK HOW EACH GAS CORPO-
RATION IS SPENDING ANY FUNDS ALLOCATED FOR PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECTS
AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATED TO  PROVIDING  SAFE  AND  RELIABLE  GAS
SERVICE.
  2.  THE  GAS  SAFETY  REPORT  PROVIDED  FOR IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION SHALL INCLUDE A THOROUGH  DESCRIPTION  AND  EXPLANATION  OF  THE
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND DECISION-MAKING METHODOLOGY USED TO DETERMINE AND
PRIORITIZE  PIPELINE  REPLACEMENT  PROJECTS, A DESCRIPTION OF THE CORPO-
RATION'S OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES RELATED TO GAS  SAFETY,  A
DESCRIPTION  OF  THE  CORPORATION'S INSPECTIONS OF ITS INTRASTATE TRANS-
MISSION AND DISTRIBUTION LINES, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE DEPARTMENT
MAY REQUIRE. IF THERE HAS BEEN NO SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE  IN  A  GAS  CORPO-
RATION'S  SAFETY  REPORT SINCE THE GAS SAFETY REPORT MOST RECENTLY FILED
WITH THE DEPARTMENT, THE CORPORATION, WITH CONSENT  OF  THE  DEPARTMENT,
MAY FILE AN UPDATED VERSION OF SUCH REPORT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02147-01-7

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