senate Bill S6687

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the public service commission to prohibit the attachment of wireless equipment or any other like attachments to existing utility poles in certain circumstances

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jun 21, 2017 recommitted to rules
ordered to third reading cal.2225
Jun 13, 2017 referred to rules

Votes

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Jun 21, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6687
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6687 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8476
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §119-a, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5313, A8367

S6687 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to prohibit the attachment of wireless equipment or any other like attachments to existing utility poles in certain circumstances.

S6687 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6687 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6687

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to  prohibiting  the
  attachment  of wireless equipment and other like attachments to exist-
  ing utility poles in certain circumstances

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

  Section  1.  The  opening  paragraph  of  section  119-a of the public
service law is designated subdivision 1 and a new subdivision 2 is added
to read as follows:
  2. THE COMMISSION SHALL PROHIBIT THE ATTACHMENT OF WIRELESS  BROADCAST
OR  RELAY  EQUIPMENT, OR ANY OTHER LIKE ATTACHMENTS, TO ANY UTILITY POLE
WHICH WAS INSTALLED ON, BEFORE OR  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION,  OR  UNLESS  AN  EXISTING EASEMENT IS EXPLICITLY AMENDED IN
WRITING AND FILED TO INCLUDE WIRELESS BROADCAST OR RELAY  EQUIPMENT,  OR
ANY  OTHER  LIKE ATTACHMENTS TO A UTILITY POLE, OR UNLESS A NEW EASEMENT
IS WRITTEN AND FILED TO ALLOW THE ATTACHMENT OF  WIRELESS  BROADCAST  OR
RELAY EQUIPMENT, OR ANY OTHER LIKE ATTACHMENTS, TO A UTILITY POLE.  SUCH
AMENDMENTS  TO  AN  EXISTING EASEMENT OR A NEW EASEMENT SHALL NOT AFFECT
ANY ADJOINING PROPERTY OR PROPERTY OWNERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11776-07-7

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