senate Bill S5305B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the transfer or lease of closed electric generators

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.907
May 23, 2019 print number 5305b
May 23, 2019 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
May 17, 2019 print number 5305a
May 17, 2019 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 24, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

view votes

May 29, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S5305B
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Energy and Telecommunications committee vote details

Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

aye wr (3)

S5305 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, Pub Serv L

S5305 - Summary

Relates to the transfer or lease of closed electric generators; requires the payment of prevailing wages of affected employees of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant; requires the department of labor to oversee sale and the hiring of new employees at such power plant.

S5305 - Sponsor Memo

S5305 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5305

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 the transfer or
  lease of closed electric generators; and in  relation  to  payment  of
  prevailing  wages  of  affected  employees of the Indian Point Nuclear
  Power Plant

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

  Section 1. Section 70 of the public service law, as amended by chapter
226 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  § 70. Transfer  of  franchises  or stocks. 1. No gas corporation [or],
electric corporation OR CLOSED  ELECTRIC  GENERATOR  shall  transfer  or
lease  its  franchise,  works  or  system or any part of such franchise,
works or system to any other person or corporation or contract  for  the
operation  of  its  works and system, without the written consent of the
commission. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any transfer or lease with an
original cost of (a) less than one hundred thousand dollars proposed  by
a  gas [or] CORPORATION, electric corporation OR CLOSED ELECTRIC GENERA-
TOR having annual gross  revenues  in  excess  of  two  hundred  million
dollars  or (b) less than twenty-five thousand dollars proposed by a gas
[or] CORPORATION, electric  corporation  OR  CLOSED  ELECTRIC  GENERATOR
having  annual  gross  revenues of less than two hundred million dollars
shall be effective without the commission's written consent within nine-
ty days after such corporation notifies the commission that it plans  to
complete the transfer or lease and submits a description of the transfer
or  lease;  provided,  however, that the commission may determine within
such ninety days after such notification and submission that the  public
interest requires its review and written consent.
  2. The permission and approval of the commission, to the exercise of a
franchise  under  section sixty-eight of this article, or to the assign-

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

S5305A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, Pub Serv L

S5305A - Summary

Relates to the transfer or lease of closed electric generators; requires the payment of prevailing wages of affected employees of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant; requires the department of labor to oversee sale and the hiring of new employees at such power plant.

S5305A - Sponsor Memo

S5305A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5305--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the  transfer  or
  lease  of  closed  electric  generators; and in relation to payment of
  prevailing wages of affected employees of  the  Indian  Point  Nuclear
  Power Plant

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

  Section 1. Section 70 of the public service law, as amended by chapter
226 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  § 70. Transfer of franchises or stocks. 1. No  gas  corporation  [or],
electric  corporation  OR  CLOSED  ELECTRIC  GENERATOR shall transfer or
lease its franchise, works or system or  any  part  of  such  franchise,
works  or  system to any other person or corporation or contract for the
operation of its works and system, without the written  consent  of  the
commission. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any transfer or lease with an
original  cost of (a) less than one hundred thousand dollars proposed by
a gas [or] CORPORATION, electric corporation OR CLOSED ELECTRIC  GENERA-
TOR  having  annual  gross  revenues  in  excess  of two hundred million
dollars or (b) less than twenty-five thousand dollars proposed by a  gas
[or]  CORPORATION,  electric  corporation  OR  CLOSED ELECTRIC GENERATOR
having annual gross revenues of less than two  hundred  million  dollars
shall be effective without the commission's written consent within nine-
ty  days after such corporation notifies the commission that it plans to
complete the transfer or lease and submits a description of the transfer
or lease; provided, however, that the commission  may  determine  within
such  ninety days after such notification and submission that the public
interest requires its review and written consent.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11295-06-9

Co-Sponsors

S5305B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, Pub Serv L

S5305B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the transfer or lease of closed electric generators; requires the payment of prevailing wages of affected employees of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant; requires the department of labor to oversee sale and the hiring of new employees at such power plant.

S5305B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5305B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5305--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the  transfer  or
  lease  of  closed  electric  generators; and in relation to payment of
  prevailing wages of affected employees of  the  Indian  Point  Nuclear
  Power Plant

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

  Section 1. Section 70 of the public service law, as amended by chapter
226 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  § 70. Transfer of franchises or stocks. 1. No  gas  corporation  [or],
electric  corporation  OR  CLOSED  ELECTRIC  GENERATOR shall transfer or
lease its franchise, works or system or  any  part  of  such  franchise,
works  or  system to any other person or corporation or contract for the
operation of its works and system, without the written  consent  of  the
commission. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any transfer or lease with an
original  cost of (a) less than one hundred thousand dollars proposed by
a gas [or] CORPORATION, electric corporation OR CLOSED ELECTRIC  GENERA-
TOR  having  annual  gross  revenues  in  excess  of two hundred million
dollars or (b) less than twenty-five thousand dollars proposed by a  gas
[or]  CORPORATION,  electric  corporation  OR  CLOSED ELECTRIC GENERATOR
having annual gross revenues of less than two  hundred  million  dollars
shall be effective without the commission's written consent within nine-
ty  days after such corporation notifies the commission that it plans to
complete the transfer or lease and submits a description of the transfer
or lease; provided, however, that the commission  may  determine  within

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11295-07-9

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.