assembly Bill A3919

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy
Jan 31, 2019 referred to energy

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A3919 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1618
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
2017-2018: A3066, S7214

A3919 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to advanced metering infrastructure devices for residential services.

A3919 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   3919
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 31, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Energy
 
 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;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07272-01-9