senate Bill S7214

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications

S7214 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3066
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §67-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9091
2013-2014: A1857
2015-2016: A4354, A5354
2019-2020: S1618, A3919

S7214 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services.

S7214 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7214 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7214

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 advanced metering
  infrastructure devices for residential services

  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
67-b to read as follows:
  §  67-B. ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE DEVICES FOR ELECTRIC AND GAS
SERVICES. 1. THE COMMISSION SHALL NOT ALLOW FOR THE INSTALLATION OF  ANY
ADVANCED  METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) DEVICE BY AN ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS
CORPORATION UNLESS SUCH DEVICE MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE FOLLOWING  STANDARDS
FOR AMI PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A)  FEDERAL  COMMUNICATIONS  COMMISSION STANDARDS FOR INTENTIONAL AND
UNINTENTIONAL RADIO FREQUENCY EMISSIONS AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT STANDARDS
RELATED TO RADIO FREQUENCY EXPOSURE;
  (B) AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE  (ANSI)  SPECIFICATIONS  FOR
METER ACCURACY AND PERFORMANCE; AND
  (C)  ANY  OTHER  STANDARDS, REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED BY
THE COMMISSION TO PROTECT CUSTOMER HEALTH AND SAFETY AND ENSURE, TO  THE
FULLEST  EXTENT  POSSIBLE,  THE  PROTECTION  AND  ENCRYPTION OF CUSTOMER
PERSONAL, FINANCIAL AND ENERGY USAGE INFORMATION. THE  COMMISSION  SHALL
PROMULGATE REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE SHALL
INCLUDE:
  (A)  A  ONE-WAY  SMART  METER,  WHICH  SHALL MEAN A DEVICE DESIGNED TO
UTILIZE ONE-WAY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INCLUDING BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO:
(I)  POWER  LINE  CARRIER; (II) RADIO FREQUENCY; (III) WIRELESS FIDELITY
NETWORK; (IV) TELEPHONY; AND (V) THE INTERNET TO TRANSMIT CUSTOMER USAGE
DATA TO AN ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF  BILLING;
AND BE DESIGNED TO BE CAPABLE OF MEASURING AND STORING CUSTOMER ELECTRIC
AND/OR GAS USAGE DATA, INCLUDING TIME OF USE IN REAL TIME; OR

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

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