assembly Bill A3258A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2022 signed chap.395
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1635
substituted for s932a
May 11, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 10, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.109
rules report cal.109
reported
May 09, 2022 reported referred to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Dec 03, 2021 print number 3258a
Dec 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 22, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A3258 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S932
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:
A11015, S8929

A3258 - Summary

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur between the various parties involved in implementing such emergency response plan.

A3258 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3258
 
                        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  Corpo-
   rations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to requiring the
   emergency response plan of an electric corporation  to  include  plans
   for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 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:
   (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this
 chapter  shall  annually, on or before December fifteenth, submit to the
 commission an emergency response plan for review and approval. The emer-
 gency response plan shall be designed for the reasonably prompt restora-
 tion of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for  purposes
 of  this  subdivision as an event where widespread outages have occurred
 in the service territory of the company due to storms  or  other  causes
 beyond  the  control  of  the company. The emergency response plan shall
 include, but need not be limited to, the following: (i) the  identifica-
 tion  of  management  staff responsible for company operations during an
 emergency; (ii) a communications system with customers during  an  emer-
 gency that extends beyond normal business hours and business conditions;
 (iii)  identification  of  and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential  electricity  for  medical  needs;  (iv)
 identification  of  and  outreach  plans to customers who had documented
 their need for essential electricity to  provide  critical  telecommuni-
 cations, critical transportation, critical fuel distribution services or
 other large-load customers identified by the commission; (v) designation
 of  company  staff  to  communicate with local officials and appropriate
 regulatory agencies; (vi) provisions  regarding  how  the  company  will
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A3258A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S932
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:
A11015, S8929

A3258A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur between the various parties involved in implementing such emergency response plan.

A3258A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3258--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,  GOTTFRIED,  THIELE,  SANTABAR-
   BARA,  TAGUE,  DURSO,  LAWLER,  RA  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   B. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Corporations,
   Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to  requiring the emergency response plan of an electric
   corporation to include plans for how  the  communication  and  coordi-
   nation of efforts shall occur
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 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:
   (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this
 chapter  shall  annually, on or before December fifteenth, submit to the
 commission an emergency response plan for review and approval. The emer-
 gency response plan shall be designed for the reasonably prompt restora-
 tion of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for  purposes
 of  this  subdivision as an event where widespread outages have occurred
 in the service territory of the company due to storms  or  other  causes
 beyond  the  control  of  the company. The emergency response plan shall
 include, but need not be limited to, the following: (i) the  identifica-
 tion  of  management  staff responsible for company operations during an
 emergency; (ii) a communications system with customers during  an  emer-
 gency that extends beyond normal business hours and business conditions;
 (iii)  identification  of  and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential  electricity  for  medical  needs;  (iv)
 identification  of  and  outreach  plans to customers who had documented
 their need for essential electricity to  provide  critical  telecommuni-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02591-07-1