assembly Bill A815A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring utility companies to include a notice of public hearings concerning rate increases

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1496
substituted for s1389a
Mar 09, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 11, 2022 amended on third reading 815a
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.52
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 11, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 21, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.38
Jan 20, 2021 reported
Jan 12, 2021 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A815 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1389
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3573
2011-2012: S1385
2013-2014: S1269
2015-2016: S3872
2017-2018: A8837, S4717
2019-2020: A4574, S1709

A815 - Summary

Requires utility companies to include on their bills notice of any and all public hearings concerning rate hikes.

A815 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    815
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, STECK, GOTTFRIED, THIELE, SEAWRIGHT,
   MONTESANO,  WALKER, VANEL, RA, OTIS, EPSTEIN, REYES -- Multi-Sponsored
   by -- M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring utility
   companies  to  include  a  notice  of  public hearings concerning rate
   increases
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 44 of the public service law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
   6.  EVERY  UTILITY  CORPORATION  SHALL  INCLUDE ON THEIR BILLS SENT TO
 THEIR CUSTOMERS ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE DATE AND  PLACE  OF  ANY  AND  ALL
 PUBLIC  HEARINGS,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HEARINGS BEFORE THE
 COMMISSION, CONCERNING PROPOSED  INCREASES  IN  RATES  OF  SUCH  UTILITY
 CORPORATION  KNOWN TO SUCH UTILITY CORPORATION AT THE TIME OF THE PREPA-
 RATION OF SUCH BILLS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03526-01-1


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A815A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1389
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3573
2011-2012: S1385
2013-2014: S1269
2015-2016: S3872
2017-2018: A8837, S4717
2019-2020: A4574, S1709

A815A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires utility companies to include on their bills notice of any and all public hearings concerning rate hikes.

A815A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  815--A
                                                          Cal. No. 52
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JEAN-PIERRE, STECK, GOTTFRIED, THIELE, SEAWRIGHT,
   MONTESANO,  WALKER,  VANEL,  RA, OTIS, EPSTEIN, REYES, COLTON, SAYEGH,
   GRIFFIN, RAJKUMAR, ANDERSON, ZINERMAN, DeSTEFANO -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corpo-
   rations, Authorities and Commissions -- ordered to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring utility
   companies to include a  notice  of  public  hearings  concerning  rate
   increases
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 44 of the public service law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7. EVERY UTILITY CORPORATION SHALL INCLUDE  ON  THEIR  BILLS  SENT  TO
 THEIR  CUSTOMERS  ADVANCE  NOTICE  OF  THE DATE AND PLACE OF ANY AND ALL
 PUBLIC HEARINGS, INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  HEARINGS  BEFORE  THE
 COMMISSION,  CONCERNING  PROPOSED  INCREASES  IN  RATES  OF SUCH UTILITY
 CORPORATION KNOWN TO SUCH UTILITY CORPORATION AT THE TIME OF THE  PREPA-
 RATION OF SUCH BILLS.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03526-02-2