senate Bill S1246

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the public service commission to provide notice and opportunity to comment to local community boards in N.Y. city before sale of land by utility

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 08, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

S1246 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §107, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2525
2013-2014: S603
2015-2016: S2477
2017-2018: S3162
2019-2020: S2151

S1246 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the public service commission to provide notice, in a city having a population of one million or more, to the appropriate local community board prior to such commission's consideration of granting permission to a gas corporation or electric corporation furnishing utility service to acquire or sell land; establishes that such community boards shall also be provided with the opportunity to submit comments and recommendations on the proposed sale or acquisition; directs the public service commission to address and respond to such comments and recommendations.

S1246 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1246 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1246
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 requiring the
   public service commission to provide the appropriate  local  community
   board  in  a city with a population of one million or more with notice
   of and opportunity to comment and make recommendations on any proposed
   sale or acquisition of real property by a gas corporation or  electric
   corporation furnishing utility service
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 107 of the public service law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. WITH REGARD TO THE PROPOSED SALE OR ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY
 ANY  GAS  CORPORATION OR ELECTRIC CORPORATION FURNISHING UTILITY SERVICE
 IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE,  THE  COMMISSION
 SHALL  PROVIDE  THE  LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD HAVING JURISDICTION OVER SUCH
 REAL PROPERTY WITH NOTICE OF SUCH  PROPOSED  TRANSACTION,  BY  CERTIFIED
 MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED, WITHIN TEN DAYS OF RECEIVING AN APPLICA-
 TION  FOR  APPROVAL  OF THE TRANSACTION. WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF RECEIVING
 SUCH NOTICE, A LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD  SHALL  SUBMIT  TO  THE  COMMISSION
 WRITTEN  COMMENTS  AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON SUCH PROPOSED TRANSACTION. THE
 COMMISSION SHALL ADDRESS AND RESPOND TO ALL COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
 SUBMITTED BY A LOCAL COMMUNITY BOARD PRIOR TO MAKING  ITS  DETERMINATION
 OF THE APPLICATION OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY.
   §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03144-01-1

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