|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 12, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8913
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S8913 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8913 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires service providers to annually submit an emergency response plan to the public service commission for review; authorizes the public service commission to require the service provider amend the plan and authorizes the commission to open an investigation to review the performance of service providers in meeting the requirements of the emergency response plan.
S8913 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8913 SPONSOR: GAUGHRAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring service providers to annually submit emergency response plans to the public service commission PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to outline criteria to be included in the Long Island Power Authority and its service provider's emergency response plans, and subject them to review, approval and enforcement by the Public Service Commission. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public authorities law to require the authority to submit its service providers emergency response plan to the public service commission for review and
S8913 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8913 I N S E N A T E August 12, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring service providers to annually submit emergency response plans to the public service commission THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public authori- ties law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (cc) To prepare an emergency response plan pursuant to this subdivi- sion. 1. The service provider shall, in consultation with the authority, prepare and maintain an emergency response plan [(i) to assure the reasonably prompt restoration of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for purposes of this subdivision as an event where wide- spread outages have occurred in the authority's service territory due to a storm or other causes beyond the control of the authority and the service provider, (ii) consistent with the requirements of paragraph (a) of subdivision twenty-one of section sixty-six of the public service law and any regulations and orders adopted thereto, and (iii) establishing the separate responsibilities of the authority and service provider. 2. On or before February third, two thousand fourteen, the authority and service provider shall submit an emergency response plan to the department of public service for review. Contemporaneously with such submission, the authority shall provide notice of such proposed plan to the secretary of state for publication in the state register, the authority and service provider each shall post such plan on their websites and otherwise make such plan available for review in-person, and afford members of the public an opportunity to submit written comments and oral comments pursuant to at least one hearing to be held each in the county of Suffolk and the county of Nassau. Such written comments must be submitted by March fourteenth, two thousand fourteen. The authority and service provider shall provide a copy of all written comments they receive and a transcript of such public hearings to the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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