senate Bill S3176

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the public service commission to implement rules requiring public utility companies to remove or relocate their utility poles when necessary for road improvements

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.438
Feb 04, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Apr 9, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3176
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Absent
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

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S3176 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4349
2017-2018: S7972

S3176 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to implement rules requiring public utility companies to remove or relocate their utility poles when necessary for road improvements.

S3176 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3176 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3176

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 directing the
  public service commission  to  require  public  utility  companies  to
  remove or relocate utility poles upon the completion of public roadway
  improvements

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

  Section 1. Section 5 of the public service law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL  ADOPT  AND IMPLEMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
REQUIRING EACH PUBLIC UTILITY  COMPANY,  WHICH  EXERCISES  CONTROL  OVER
UTILITY  POLES,  TO REMOVE OR RELOCATE ANY SUCH POLES AS SHALL BE DETER-
MINED TO BE NECESSARY BY THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION  THEREOF
IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OR IMPROVEMENT OF ANY PUBLIC ROADWAY
BY  THE STATE OR SUCH POLITICAL SUBDIVISION. SUCH UTILITY POLES SHALL BE
REMOVED OR RELOCATED, AS THE CASE MAY BE,  WITHIN  NINETY  DAYS  OF  THE
RECEIPT  BY  THE  PUBLIC  UTILITY COMPANY OF NOTICE, FROM THE STATE OR A
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, THAT THE PUBLIC ROADWAY  HAS  BEEN  COMPLETED  OR
IMPROVED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09194-01-9

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