|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S241
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S241 (ACTIVE) - Details
S241 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits the commission from making a regulation or allowing a tariff that imposes a fee, surcharge, cost or creates a cost differential for a customer for having an analog meter, digital meter, automated meter reading equipped meter, advanced metering infrastructure equipped meter or manual meter so long as such customer provides access and allows for metering in compliance with the rules, regulations and tariffs as the commission may impose.
S241 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S241 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to prohibiting charging different rates based upon the type of meter a customer uses PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is prevent utilities from penalizing customers that choose not to use a smart meter. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 disallows a utility corporation or municipality from imposing a different rate, charge, price or fees based upon the type of meter that a customer uses. Section 2 sets the effective date.
S241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 241 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAYER -- 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 prohibiting charging different rates based upon the type of meter a customer uses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 39 of the public service law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: 5. A UTILITY CORPORATION OR MUNICIPALITY SHALL NOT IMPOSE DIFFERENT RATES, CHARGES, PRICE DIFFERENTIALS OR FEES BASED UPON THE TYPE OF METER THAT A CUSTOMER USES. THE COMMISSION SHALL MAKE NO REGULATION AND ALLOW NO TARIFF THAT SHALL IMPOSE A FEE, SURCHARGE, COST OR CREATES A COST DIFFERENTIAL FOR A CUSTOMER FOR HAVING AN ANALOG METER, DIGITAL METER, AUTOMATED METER READING EQUIPPED METER, ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE EQUIPPED METER OR MANUAL METER SO LONG AS SUCH CUSTOMER PROVIDES ACCESS AND ALLOWS FOR METERING IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RULES, REGULATIONS AND TARIFFS AS THE COMMISSION MAY IMPOSE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02659-01-1
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