|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 11, 2019||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 22, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.42|
|Jan 18, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S2040
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2040 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
- Law Section:
- Public Authorities Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1020-ii, Pub Auth L
S2040 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2040 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to public notice before approval of utility transmission facilities PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2018, c.520, to clarify provisions relating to prodding information on the construction of utility transmission facilities SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the chapter amendment conforms the kilovolt threshold for utility transmission facilities more closely to existing regulations, makes several technical amendments, and clarifies that environmental impact summaries can be provided to affected utility customers and elected officials in the notice.
S2040 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2040 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 public notice before approval of utility transmission facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1020-ii of the public authorities law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2018 amending the public authorities law relat- ing to requiring the Long Island Power Authority to provide public notice for the construction of utility transmission facilities, as proposed in legislative bill numbers S.6861-A and A.8609-A, is amended to read as follows: § 1020-ii. Public notice before approval of utility transmission facilities. 1. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "municipality" means a county, city, town or village in the service area; (b) "utility transmission facility" means any electric transmission line OPERATING AT SIXTY-FIVE KILOVOLTS OR HIGHER in the service area, including associated equipment. It shall not include any transmission line which is an in-kind replacement or which is located wholly under- ground. This section also shall not apply to any major utility trans- mission facility subject to the jurisdiction of article seven of the public service law; and (c) "[utility] AUTHORITY customer" means the customer of record located within five hundred feet of a proposed utility transmission facility. 2. The authority shall not construct any utility transmission facility without first providing public notice as provided by this subdivision. Such public notice shall be provided by the authority before the envi- ronmental significance of such action is determined by the authority, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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