|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 17, 2019||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S5231
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5231 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Energy And Telecommunications
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §66-p, Pub Serv L
S5231 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5231 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to enacting the "renewable energy bill of rights" PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to affirm the right of each resident of New York State to generate, consume and export renewable energy and reduce his or her use of electricity from the power grid. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the public service law by adding a new section 66-p to declare that each resident of the state has the right to: *Generate, consume and export renewable energy and reduce use of elec- tricity obtained from the grid; *Use technology to store energy at his or her residence; *Connect such system with the electricity meter on the customer's side
S5231 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5231 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 17, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- 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 enacting the "renewable energy bill of rights" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "renewable energy bill of rights". § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-p to read as follows: § 66-P. RIGHT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY. 1. THE LEGISLATURE DECLARES THAT EACH NATURAL PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE HAS THE RIGHT TO: (A) GENERATE, CONSUME AND EXPORT RENEWABLE ENERGY AND REDUCE HIS OR HER USE OF ELECTRICITY THAT IS OBTAINED FROM THE GRID; (B) USE TECHNOLOGY TO STORE ENERGY AT HIS OR HER RESIDENCE; (C) IF THE PERSON GENERATES RENEWABLE ENERGY PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, OR STORES ENERGY PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, CONNECT HIS OR HER SYSTEM THAT GENERATES RENEWABLE ENERGY OR STORES ENERGY, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, WITH THE ELECTRICITY METER ON THE CUSTOMER'S SIDE THAT IS PROVIDED BY AN ELECTRIC CORPORATION: (I) IN A TIMELY MANNER; (II) IN ACCORDANCE WITH REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE ELECTRIC CORPORATION TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ELECTRIC CORPORATION WORKERS; AND (III) AFTER PROVIDING WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE ELECTRIC CORPORATION PROVIDING SERVICE IN THE SERVICE TERRITORY AND INSTALLING A NOMENCLATURE PLATE ON THE ELECTRICITY METER PANEL INDICATING THAT A SYSTEM THAT GENERATES RENEWABLE ENERGY OR STORES ENERGY, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, IS PRESENT, IF THE SYSTEM MEETS ALL APPLICABLE STATE AND LOCAL SAFETY AND ELECTRICAL CODE REQUIREMENTS; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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