|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 24, 2022||signed chap.45|
delivered to governor
|Jan 25, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.168
substituted for s7802
|Jan 25, 2022||substituted by a8763|
|Jan 18, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.168|
|Jan 11, 2022||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7802Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A8763 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7802 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §66, Pub Serv L (as proposed in S.4824-A & A.3360-A)
S7802 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7802 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to storm hardening and system resiliency plans PURPOSE: This is a chapter amendment that makes changes to provisions of L.2021, c.786, to clarify in PART A provisions related to utility cost-recovery of climate resilience projects. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation amends the underlying chapter by clarifying the process in which a utility shall submit a climate resilience plan to the Public Service Commission, and how the Public Service Commission shall approve the recovery of utility costs related to the climate resilience plan. The legislation also amends the requirement that utilities submit a report to the Commission from annually to biennially.
S7802 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7802 I N S E N A T E January 11, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to storm hardening and system resiliency plans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 29 of section 66 of the public service law, as added by section 2 of part A of a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the public service law relating to storm hardening and system resiliency plans, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4824-A and A. 3360-A, is amended to read as follows: 29. (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this chapter shall prepare and submit a climate change vulnerability study to the commission within eighteen months of the effective date of this act. The commission shall provide such study to the governor and the legislature. The climate change vulnerability study shall evaluate the electric corporation's infrastructure, design specifications, and procedures to better understand the corporation's vulnerability to climate-driven risks, and shall include, but not be limited to, adapta- tion measures to address vulnerabilities and any other information deemed necessary by the commission. (b) Within sixty days from submission of a climate change vulnerabili- ty study to the commission, each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this chapter shall[, pursuant to regulation by the commission,] submit a climate resilience plan to the commission for review and approval. Each plan shall: (i) propose storm hardening and resiliency measures for the next ten years and twenty years, and shall explain the systematic approach the corporation will follow to achieve the objectives of mitigating the impacts of climate change to utility infrastructure, reducing restoration costs and outage times associated with extreme weather events, and enhancing reliability, as well as such other additional objectives the commission may require consistent with ensuring increased resiliency of utility infrastructure and overall reliability during extreme weather events; (ii) detail how the corpo- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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