senate Bill S8225

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires water works corporations and municipal water systems to annually calculate and submit to the public service commission their water cost index

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Current Bill Status Via A7183 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2057
substituted for s8225
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a7183a
ordered to third reading cal.2057
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 19, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications

S8225 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7183A
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §89-k, Pub Serv L

S8225 - Summary

Requires water works corporations and municipal water systems to annually calculate and submit to the public service commission their water cost index.

S8225 - Sponsor Memo

S8225 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8225

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to  requiring  water
  works  corporations  and municipal water systems to annually calculate
  and submit to the public service commission their water cost index

  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
89-k to read as follows:
  S 89-K. WATER COST INDEX. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  "WATER
COST  INDEX" MEANS THE ANNUAL COST OF WATER FOR AN AVERAGE SINGLE FAMILY
HOUSEHOLD SERVED BY A WATER WORKS CORPORATION OR MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM.
THE WATER COST INDEX SHALL BE CALCULATED USING UNIFORM FACTORS DEVELOPED
BY THE COMMISSION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, USAGE, FEES, APPLICABLE
TAXES, METER SIZE AND SEASONAL RATE STRUCTURES.
  2. WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
COMMISSION  SHALL  DEVELOP A FORMULA FOR THE CALCULATION OF A WATER COST
INDEX. SUCH FORMULA SHALL INCLUDE THE UNIFORM FACTORS TO BE USED BY  ANY
WATER  WORKS  CORPORATION  OR  MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM IN CALCULATING ITS
WATER COST INDEX. THE COMMISSION  SHALL  PUBLISH  SUCH  FORMULA  ON  ITS
WEBSITE,  AND SHALL PROVIDE SUCH FORMULA TO EACH WATER WORKS CORPORATION
AND MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM SERVING ONE THOUSAND CUSTOMERS OR  MORE.  THE
COMMISSION MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, UPDATE SUCH FORMULA.
  3.  ANNUALLY,  EACH WATER WORKS CORPORATION AND MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM
SERVING ONE THOUSAND CUSTOMERS OR MORE SHALL CALCULATE AND SUBMIT TO THE
COMMISSION ITS WATER COST INDEX. THE WATER COST INDEX SHALL BE SUBMITTED
TO THE COMMISSION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS SUCCEEDING THE CLOSE OF  ITS  FISCAL
YEAR. MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEMS MAY SUBMIT ITS WATER COST INDEX AS PART OF
THEIR  ANNUAL  REPORT  AS  PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-L OF THIS
ARTICLE.
  4. ANNUALLY, BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, THE COMMISSION SHALL PUBLISH  A
REPORT  ON  THE  WATER  COST INDEX OF EACH APPLICABLE WATER WORKS CORPO-
RATION AND MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM OF THE PRECEDING  CALENDAR  YEAR.  THE

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

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