Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
|May 21, 2019||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
|Apr 29, 2019||
advanced to third reading
|Apr 10, 2019||
2nd report cal.
|Apr 09, 2019||
1st report cal.436
|Jan 14, 2019||
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S1283
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S1283 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S1283 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1283 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to the appointment of members of the public service commission SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends § 4 of the Public Service Law by adding a new subdivi- sion 4, providing that, to ensure the highest standard of public utility regulation, any person appointed as a member of the Public Service Commission (PSC) shall be qualified for such appointment as provided in 4-a of such law. Section 2 adds a new section 4-a to the Public Service Law, which in summary provides: * any person appointed as a PSC commissioner shall (a) have education and training and 3 or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: economics, engineering, law, accounting business
2019-S1283 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1283 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 the appointment of members of the public service commission THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4 of the public service law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST STANDARD OF PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION, ANY PERSON APPOINTED AS A COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE QUALIFIED FOR SUCH APPOINTMENT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION FOUR-A OF THIS ARTICLE. § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 4-a to read as follows: § 4-A. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION NOMINATING BOARD. 1. ANY PERSON APPOINTED AS A COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL (A) HAVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND THREE OR MORE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FIELDS: ECONOMICS, ENGINEERING, LAW, ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, UTILITY REGULATION, PUBLIC POLICY, CONSUMER ADVOCACY OR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT; AND (B) SHALL BE SELECTED FROM A LIST OF INDIVIDUALS NOMINATED AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. 2. (A) THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN THE DEPARTMENT A PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION NOMINATING BOARD CONSISTING OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UTILITY INTERVENTION UNIT OF THE CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION APPOINTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE; (2) THE PRESIDENT OF THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOP- MENT AUTHORITY, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE; (3) THE COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01316-01-9
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