assembly Bill A8118

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to adjustment of electric residential fixed charges

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy
Jun 03, 2019 referred to energy

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A8118 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6241
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Pub Serv L

A8118 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of public service to adjust each utility corporation's residential fixed charge upon such corporation's filing with the department of an amendment of rate schedules, to recover only the fixed costs and operation and maintenance expenses directly related to metering, billing, service connections and the provision of customer service.

A8118 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8118

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in  relation  to  adjustment  of
  electric residential fixed charges

  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
42-a to read as follows:
  §  42-A. ADJUSTMENT OF ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY RESIDENTIAL FIXED
CHARGE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "RESIDENTIAL FIXED CHARGE" MEANS  ANY
FIXED  FEE CHARGED TO RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, (A) A FIXED CHARGE FOR DISTRIBUTION  BASIC  SERVICE,  (B)  A
DISTRIBUTION  CUSTOMER  SERVICE  CHARGE, (C) A CUSTOMER CHARGE, OR (D) A
BASIC SERVICE FEE WHICH IS SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM  ANY  DISTRIBUTION
CHARGE PER KILOWATT-HOUR.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADJUST EACH UTILITY CORPORATION'S RESIDENTIAL
FIXED CHARGE UPON SUCH CORPORATION'S FILING WITH THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  AN
AMENDMENT OF RATE SCHEDULES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, TO
RECOVER  ONLY  THE  FIXED  COSTS  AND OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE EXPENSES
DIRECTLY RELATED TO  METERING,  BILLING,  SERVICE  CONNECTIONS  AND  THE
PROVISION OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
  3.  THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT PERMIT
OR ENABLE THE DEPARTMENT TO CAUSE A COST SHIFT TO OTHER RATE CLASSES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13034-01-9