senate Bill S6426A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications of the Long Island power authority

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.228
substituted for a7236a
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.934
May 06, 2021 print number 6426a
May 06, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 28, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 10, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S6426A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

aye wr (1)

S6426 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7236
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L

S6426 - Summary

Requires the service provider to successfully complete and submit to the Long Island power authority the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications; imposes a civil penalty of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for the failure to complete such stress test; makes related provisions.

S6426 - Sponsor Memo

S6426 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6426
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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 authorities law, in relation to the results
   of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage management
   and communications of the Long Island power authority

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public authori-
 ties law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws  of
 2013, is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
   6. THE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT TO THE
 AUTHORITY,  THE  RESULTS  OF  AN  ANNUAL STRESS TEST OF ALL SYSTEMS THAT
 SUPPORT OUTAGE MANAGEMENT AND  COMMUNICATIONS.  THE  STRESS  TEST  SHALL
 INCLUDE,  BUT  SHALL  NOT BE LIMITED TO, TESTING THE CAPABILITIES AT ALL
 COMMAND AND DATA CENTERS, CALL CENTERS AND BACK-UP  COMMAND  CENTERS  TO
 ENSURE  CAPABILITY  TO HANDLE AN OUTAGE IMPACTING NINETY PERCENT OR MORE
 OF THE CUSTOMERS IN THE SERVICE AREA. ANY MANAGEMENT  AGREEMENT  ENTERED
 INTO  BY THE AUTHORITY AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL SPECIFY THE DATES
 ON WHICH THE STRESS TEST WILL BE CONDUCTED. THE RESULTS  OF  THE  STRESS
 TEST  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SECTION SHALL BE DUE TO THE AUTHORITY
 WITHIN TEN DAYS OF COMPLETION AND SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  PUBLIC
 ON  A  WEBSITE  MAINTAINED  BY THE AUTHORITY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF
 RECEIPT BY THE AUTHORITY. THE AUTHORITY SHALL CERTIFY TO THE  DEPARTMENT
 OF  PUBLIC  SERVICE,  RECEIPT  OF A SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ANNUAL STRESS
 TEST.  FAILURE TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE  THE  ANNUALLY  REQUIRED  STRESS
 TEST  SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL PENALTY IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY
 THOUSAND DOLLARS PER DAY, TO BE LEVIED AGAINST THE SERVICE PROVIDER  AND
 PAID  TO  THE AUTHORITY. ANY PAYMENT MADE BY A SERVICE PROVIDER, AND THE
 COST OF ANY LITIGATION OR INVESTIGATION RELATED TO ANY ACTION  COMMENCED
 TO  ENFORCE  THIS  PROVISION,  SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED BY THE AUTHORITY IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6426A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7236
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L

S6426A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the service provider to successfully complete and submit to the Long Island power authority the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications; imposes a civil penalty of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for the failure to complete such stress test; makes related provisions.

S6426A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6426A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6426--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  the  results
   of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and resto-
   ration management and communications of the Long Island power authori-
   ty
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the  public  authori-
 ties  law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws of
 2013, is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
   6. THE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT TO THE
 AUTHORITY, THE RESULTS OF AN ANNUAL STRESS  TEST  OF  ALL  SYSTEMS  THAT
 SUPPORT OUTAGE AND RESTORATION MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS. THE STRESS
 TEST  SHALL  INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO, TESTING THE CAPABILI-
 TIES AT ALL COMMAND AND DATA  CENTERS,  CALL  CENTERS,  BACK-UP  COMMAND
 CENTERS, AND ANY OTHER SYSTEM DEEMED CRITICAL BY THE AUTHORITY TO ENSURE
 CAPABILITY  TO  HANDLE AN OUTAGE IMPACTING NINETY PERCENT OR MORE OF THE
 CUSTOMERS IN THE SERVICE AREA. ANY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO  BY
 THE AUTHORITY AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL SPECIFY THE DATES ON WHICH
 THE  STRESS  TEST  WILL  BE  CONDUCTED.  THE  RESULTS OF THE STRESS TEST
 REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE DUE TO THE  AUTHORITY  WITHIN
 TEN  DAYS  OF  COMPLETION AND SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON A
 WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY THE AUTHORITY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF  RECEIPT
 BY  THE  AUTHORITY.   THE AUTHORITY MAY REDACT, FROM THE PUBLICLY POSTED
 REPORT ONLY, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE RESULTS OF A SYSTEM STRESS
 TEST DEEMED SENSITIVE WHEREBY ITS RELEASE WOULD CREATE A CYBER  SECURITY
 RISK  TO  THE AUTHORITY'S SYSTEM.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE AUTHORITY MUST
 DELIVER A COPY OF THE FULL,  UNREDACTED  REPORT  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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