senate Bill S1272

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to giving customers the option to receive a consolidated bill for both energy service companies and utility corporation services

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 11, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6822

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to giving customers the option to receive a consolidated bill for both energy service companies and utility corporation services.

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1272 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1272

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 giving customers
  the option to receive a consolidated  bill  for  both  energy  service
  companies and utility corporation services

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

  Section 1. Section 44 of the public service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. EVERY CUSTOMER OF AN ENERGY SERVICES COMPANY SHALL HAVE THE  OPTION
TO  RECEIVE  A SINGLE CONSOLIDATED BILL FOR BOTH ESCO AND UTILITY CORPO-
RATION SERVICES FROM EITHER THE ESCO, IF IT OFFERS A CONSOLIDATED  BILL,
OR  THE UTILITY CORPORATION.  THE COMMISSION SHALL ENSURE THAT CUSTOMERS
WHO ELECT TO RECEIVE A CONSOLIDATED BILL FROM AN  ESCO  ARE  PROVIDED  A
CREDIT  OR  OTHER  RATE  ADJUSTMENT  REFLECTING THE COSTS AVOIDED BY THE
UTILITY CORPORATION IN NO LONGER BILLING  THE  CUSTOMER  DIRECTLY,  THAT
UTILITIES  RECOVER  PRUDENTLY  INCURRED AND INCREMENTAL COSTS RELATED TO
IMPLEMENTING THE SINGLE CONSOLIDATED BILL OPTION AND THAT UTILITIES HAVE
AN OPPORTUNITY TO EARN AN APPROPRIATE INCENTIVE FOR THE EFFICIENT IMPLE-
MENTATION OF THE SINGLE CONSOLIDATED BILL OPTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07180-02-9

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