senate Bill S6241

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to adjustment of electric residential fixed charges

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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May 28, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S6241 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8118
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Pub Serv L

S6241 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of public service to adjust each utility corporation's residential fixed charge upon such corporation's filing with the department of an amendment of rate schedules, to recover only the fixed costs and operation and maintenance expenses directly related to metering, billing, service connections and the provision of customer service.

S6241 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6241

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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 adjustment of
  electric residential fixed charges

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
42-a to read as follows:
  § 42-A. ADJUSTMENT OF ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY RESIDENTIAL  FIXED
CHARGE.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "RESIDENTIAL FIXED CHARGE" MEANS ANY
FIXED FEE CHARGED TO RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS, INCLUDING, BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  (A)  A  FIXED CHARGE FOR DISTRIBUTION BASIC SERVICE, (B) A
DISTRIBUTION CUSTOMER SERVICE CHARGE, (C) A CUSTOMER CHARGE,  OR  (D)  A
BASIC  SERVICE  FEE WHICH IS SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM ANY DISTRIBUTION
CHARGE PER KILOWATT-HOUR.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADJUST EACH UTILITY CORPORATION'S  RESIDENTIAL
FIXED  CHARGE  UPON  SUCH CORPORATION'S FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AN
AMENDMENT OF RATE SCHEDULES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, TO
RECOVER ONLY THE FIXED COSTS  AND  OPERATION  AND  MAINTENANCE  EXPENSES
DIRECTLY  RELATED  TO  METERING,  BILLING,  SERVICE  CONNECTIONS AND THE
PROVISION OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT  PERMIT
OR ENABLE THE DEPARTMENT TO CAUSE A COST SHIFT TO OTHER RATE CLASSES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13034-01-9

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