senate Bill S2933

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of state and public service commission to study and report upon disclosure by utilities to credit reporting agencies of late payments

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 26, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S2933 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7784
2017-2018: S5039
2019-2020: S2355

S2933 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of state and the public service commission to study and report upon the prevalence of the disclosure by public utilities, cable television companies and cellular telephone service providers to credit reporting agencies of late payments and defaults in payment of fees and charges by consumers.

S2933 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2933 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2933
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  KRUEGER, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
   and Telecommunications
 
 AN  ACT to direct the department of state and the public service commis-
   sion to jointly study and report upon the provision to consumer credit
   reporting agencies  by  public  utility  companies,  cable  television
   companies  and  cellular telephone service suppliers of information on
   late payments of or default on any fees or charges incurred by consum-
   ers; and providing for the repeal of such provisions  upon  expiration
   thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The department of state and the public service  commission
 shall  jointly examine, evaluate and make recommendations concerning the
 prevalence of reporting, disclosure and otherwise  making  available  to
 any  consumer  credit reporting agency, as defined in subdivision (k) of
 section 380-a of the general business law, by any public utility company
 as defined in subdivision 23 of section 2 of the public service law, any
 municipality engaged in providing any public utility,  any  cable  tele-
 vision  company as defined in subdivision 1 of section 212 of the public
 service law, any wireless communications service supplier as defined  in
 subdivision  12  of section 301 of the county law, the Long Island power
 authority or the power authority of the state of New York, any  informa-
 tion  relating  to  the late payment of or default on the payment of any
 charges or fees by consumers for the provision of any public utility  or
 other services or goods. The department and commission shall study, with
 particular  care, the practice of reporting consumer payment information
 by the above entities to consumer credit  reporting  agencies  and  make
 recommendations  on the regulatory and statutory provisions necessary to
 protect consumers in this area.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03019-01-1

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