assembly Bill A11020

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides a discount to consumers of certain utilities for failure to provide contracted services

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Sep 09, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A11020 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8896
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §119-d, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3044, S929

A11020 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a discount to consumers who have a contract for service with a gas corporation, electric corporation, gas and electric corporation, water corporation, steam corporation, telegraph corporation, telephone corporation, cable television company, internet service provider or a municipality rendering equivalent utility services for failure to provide contracted services for a period of at least twenty-four hours.

A11020 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11020
 
                           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 providing a
   discount to consumers of certain  utilities  for  failure  to  provide
   contracted 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
 119-d to read as follows:
   §  119-D. FAILURE TO PROVIDE CONTRACTED SERVICES. A CONSUMER WHO HAS A
 CONTRACT FOR SERVICE WITH A GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,  GAS
 AND  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,  WATER CORPORATION, STEAM CORPORATION, TELE-
 GRAPH CORPORATION,  TELEPHONE  CORPORATION,  CABLE  TELEVISION  COMPANY,
 INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER OR A MUNICIPALITY RENDERING EQUIVALENT UTILITY
 SERVICES  SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNT WHEN THE SERVICE SUCH CONSUMER
 HAS CONTRACTED FOR IS NOT PROVIDED FOR BY SUCH GAS CORPORATION, ELECTRIC
 CORPORATION, GAS AND  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,  WATER  CORPORATION,  STEAM
 CORPORATION,  TELEGRAPH  CORPORATION, TELEPHONE CORPORATION, CABLE TELE-
 VISION COMPANY, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER OR  A  MUNICIPALITY  RENDERING
 EQUIVALENT  UTILITY SERVICES FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS.
 SUCH DISCOUNT SHALL BE APPLIED TO THE MONTHLY CHARGES ASSESSED  BY  SUCH
 GAS  CORPORATION,  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION,  GAS AND ELECTRIC CORPORATION,
 WATER CORPORATION, STEAM CORPORATION, TELEGRAPH  CORPORATION,  TELEPHONE
 CORPORATION,  CABLE  TELEVISION  COMPANY, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER OR A
 MUNICIPALITY RENDERING EQUIVALENT  UTILITY  SERVICES  BY  REDUCING  SUCH
 MONTHLY  CHARGES  BY A PERCENTAGE THAT IS EQUAL TO THE NUMBER OF DAYS OF
 THE BILLING CYCLE DIVIDED BY THE NUMBER OF DAYS SUCH CONTRACTED  SERVICE
 WAS NOT PROVIDED TO THE CONSUMER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17096-02-0