senate Bill S5126

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the authority from contracting or purchasing energy when such energy electric transmission line interconnects to a location outside of the United States

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 02, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 28, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 27, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 23, 2017 1st report cal.508
Mar 09, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications

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Mar 23, 2017 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5126
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2017

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excused (1)

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S5126 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7685
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L

S5126 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the authority from contracting or purchasing energy or environmental attributes when such energy is transmitted over an electric transmission line that interconnects a location outside of the United States when the transmission does not provide access to electric generating facilities within the state.

S5126 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5126 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5126

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2017
                               ___________

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 authorities law, in relation to the authority
  to contract for energy

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

  Section 1. Section 1005 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding a new closing paragraph to read as follows:
  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY LAW, RULE, REGULATION, POLICY, ORDER OR EXECUTIVE
ACTION TO THE CONTRARY, THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOT CONTRACT FOR  OR  OTHER-
WISE  PURCHASE  OR  ACQUIRE POWER OR ENERGY, OR ASSOCIATED ENVIRONMENTAL
ATTRIBUTES, FROM  ANY  INDIVIDUAL,  TRUSTEE,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,
CORPORATION, COMPANY, MUNICIPALITY, POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR OTHER LEGAL
ENTITY IF SUCH ENERGY IS TRANSMITTED OVER AN ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINE,
INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  A HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT ELECTRIC
TRANSMISSION LINE, THAT ENTERS COMMERCIAL OPERATION AFTER THE  EFFECTIVE
DATE  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH  AND THAT INTERCONNECTS A LOCATION OUTSIDE THE
TERRITORIAL LIMITS OF THE UNITED STATES TO A LOCATION WITHIN  THE  STATE
AND  SUCH  TRANSMISSION LINE DOES NOT PROVIDE ACCESS WITHIN THE STATE TO
ELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITIES LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE TO TRANSMIT SUCH
POWER OR ENERGY TO A LOCATION WITHIN THE STATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10437-01-7

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