assembly Bill A3217

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Defines medical needs for essential electricity and requires certain service providers to have outreach plans for customers with essential electricity medical needs

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.572
substituted for s931a
Feb 14, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 10, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.386
Feb 08, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 16, 2021 print number 3217a
Feb 16, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 26, 2021 reference changed to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A3217 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10991

A3217 - Summary

Defines medical needs for essential electricity as including but not limited to, apnea monitors for infants, cuirass respirators, hemodialysis machines, IV feeding machines, IV medical infusion machines, oxygen concentrators, positive pressure respirators, respirator/ventilators, rocking bed respirators, suction machines, tank type respirators, as well as any medical equipment or equipment necessary for an individual whose diagnosis is likely to be significantly triggered or significantly exacerbated by a continued loss of power that will adversely impact that individual's health.

A3217 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3217
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SAYEGH, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, GALEF, SIMON, BUTTENS-
   CHON, MONTESANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer
   Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to defining  medical
   needs for essential electricity

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of  subdivision  21  of
 section 66 of the public service law, as added by section 4 of part X of
 chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (iii)  identification of and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential electricity  for  medical  needs,  WHICH
 SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, APNEA MONITORS FOR INFANTS, CUIRASS
 RESPIRATORS,  HEMODIALYSIS  MACHINES,  IV  FEEDING  MACHINES, IV MEDICAL
 INFUSION MACHINES, OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS, POSITIVE PRESSURE  RESPIRATORS,
 RESPIRATOR/VENTILATORS,  ROCKING BED RESPIRATORS, SUCTION MACHINES, TANK
 TYPE RESPIRATORS, AS WELL AS ANY MEDICAL EQUIPMENT OR  EQUIPMENT  NECES-
 SARY  FOR  AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHOSE DIAGNOSIS IS LIKELY TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY
 TRIGGERED OR SIGNIFICANTLY EXACERBATED BY A CONTINUED LOSS OF POWER THAT
 WILL ADVERSELY IMPACT THAT INDIVIDUAL'S HEALTH;
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02589-01-1


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A3217A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10991

A3217A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines medical needs for essential electricity as including but not limited to, apnea monitors for infants, cuirass respirators, hemodialysis machines, IV feeding machines, IV medical infusion machines, oxygen concentrators, positive pressure respirators, respirator/ventilators, rocking bed respirators, suction machines, tank type respirators, as well as any medical equipment or equipment necessary for an individual whose diagnosis is likely to be significantly triggered or significantly exacerbated by a continued loss of power that will adversely impact that individual's health.

A3217A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3217--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SAYEGH, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, GALEF, SIMON, BUTTENS-
   CHON, MONTESANO, SEAWRIGHT, DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- reference  changed  to
   the  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- commit-
   tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
   mitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the public authorities law,
   in relation to defining medical needs for essential electricity and to
   require certain service providers' emergency response plans to include
   outreach plans for customers who have documented their need for essen-
   tial electricity for medical needs
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of
 section 66 of the public service law, as added by section 4 of part X of
 chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (iii) identification of and outreach plans to customers who had  docu-
 mented  their  need  for  essential electricity for medical needs, WHICH
 SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, APNEA MONITORS FOR INFANTS, CUIRASS
 RESPIRATORS, HEMODIALYSIS MACHINES,  IV  FEEDING  MACHINES,  IV  MEDICAL
 INFUSION  MACHINES, OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS, POSITIVE PRESSURE RESPIRATORS,
 RESPIRATOR/VENTILATORS, ROCKING BED RESPIRATORS, SUCTION MACHINES,  TANK
 TYPE  RESPIRATORS,  AS WELL AS ANY MEDICAL EQUIPMENT OR EQUIPMENT NECES-
 SARY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE DIAGNOSIS IS  LIKELY  TO  BE  SIGNIFICANTLY
 TRIGGERED OR SIGNIFICANTLY EXACERBATED BY A CONTINUED LOSS OF POWER THAT
 WILL ADVERSELY IMPACT THAT INDIVIDUAL'S HEALTH;
   §  2.  Paragraph 1 of subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public
 authorities law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173  of  the
 laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   1.  The  service  provider  shall, in consultation with the authority,
 prepare and maintain an  emergency  response  plan  (i)  to  assure  the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.