senate Bill S2155

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.233
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2019 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 30, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2019 1st report cal.886
Jan 22, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2155
6
3
committee
6
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2020

nay (3)

May 22, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2155
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 22, 2019

nay (1)

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S2155 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A966
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8406
2011-2012: S2517, A4905
2013-2014: S602, A2122
2015-2016: S2476, A4996
2017-2018: S3163, A4902

S2155 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy.

S2155 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2155 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2155

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Tele-
  communications

AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  requiring  at
  least  one commissioner of the public service commission to have expe-
  rience in utility consumer advocacy

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 4 of the public service law, as
amended by chapter 155 of the laws  of  1970,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. There shall be in the department of public service a public service
commission, which shall possess the powers and duties hereinafter speci-
fied,  and also all powers necessary or proper to enable it to carry out
the purposes of this chapter.  The  commission  shall  consist  of  five
members,  to  be  appointed  by the governor, by and with the advice and
consent of the senate. A commissioner shall be designated as chairman of
the commission by the governor to serve in such capacity at the pleasure
of the governor or until his  term  as  commissioner  expires  whichever
first occurs. AT LEAST ONE COMMISSIONER SHALL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN UTILITY
CONSUMER  ADVOCACY.  No  more than three commissioners may be members of
the same political party unless, pursuant to action taken under subdivi-
sion two OF THIS SECTION, the number of commissioners shall exceed five,
and in such event no more than four commissioners may be members of  the
same political party.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to appointments made on or after  such
date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01495-01-9

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