senate Bill S1389

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 11, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1389 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A815
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
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: S4717, A8837
2019-2020: S1709, A4574

S1389 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1389 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1389 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1389
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
   communications
 
 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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