assembly Bill A11015

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur

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Sep 09, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A11015 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8929
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3258, S932

A11015 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur.

A11015 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11015
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             September 9, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Sayegh) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to requiring the
   emergency response plan of an electric corporation  to  include  plans
   for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public
 service law, as added by section 4 of part X of chapter 57 of  the  laws
 of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this
 chapter  shall  annually, on or before December fifteenth, submit to the
 commission an emergency response plan for review and approval. The emer-
 gency response plan shall be designed for the reasonably prompt restora-
 tion of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for  purposes
 of  this  subdivision as an event where widespread outages have occurred
 in the service territory of the company due to storms  or  other  causes
 beyond  the  control  of  the company. The emergency response plan shall
 include, but need not be limited to, the following: (i) the  identifica-
 tion  of  management  staff responsible for company operations during an
 emergency; (ii) a communications system with customers during  an  emer-
 gency that extends beyond normal business hours and business conditions;
 (iii)  identification  of  and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential  electricity  for  medical  needs;  (iv)
 identification  of  and  outreach  plans to customers who had documented
 their need for essential electricity to  provide  critical  telecommuni-
 cations, critical transportation, critical fuel distribution services or
 other large-load customers identified by the commission; (v) designation
 of  company  staff  to  communicate with local officials and appropriate
 regulatory agencies; (vi) provisions  regarding  how  the  company  will
 assure the safety of its employees and contractors; (vii) procedures for
 deploying  company and mutual aid crews to work assignment areas; (viii)
 identification of additional supplies and  equipment  needed  during  an
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets