assembly Bill A3318C

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires electric corporations to prioritize restoring services to police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services, when such services are interrupted

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2022 approval memo.49
signed chap.728
Dec 12, 2022 delivered to governor
May 24, 2022 returned to assembly
repassed senate
3rd reading cal.1490
substituted for s926c
May 17, 2022 recommitted to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 10, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 3318c
May 10, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Mar 21, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 11, 2022 amended on third reading 3318b
Jan 10, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 3318a
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.123
Feb 11, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.111
Feb 09, 2021 reported
Jan 22, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A3318 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S926
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §73-a, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L; amd §709, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11019, S8892

A3318 - Summary

Requires electric corporations to prioritize restoring services to police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services, when such services are interrupted; prohibits such corporations from charging rate payers a higher rate for extra costs incurred due to prioritizing such services; requires that police departments, fire departments, or ambulance services be registered with the division of homeland security and emergency services for emergency provisions to apply.

A3318 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3318
 
                        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, SIMON, GALEF, 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 elec-
   tric corporations to prioritize restoring services to  police  depart-
   ments,   fire  departments,  and  ambulance  services,  when  electric
   services are interrupted
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 73 to read as follows:
   § 73. PRIORITIZATION OF EMERGENCY SERVICES. 1.  IF AN ELECTRIC  CORPO-
 RATION  IS  NOT  ABLE  TO  RESTORE ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES TO ANY POLICE
 DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT, OR  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR
 HOURS  OF THE LOSS OR INTERRUPTION OF SUCH ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES, SUCH
 ELECTRIC CORPORATION SHALL PROVIDE SUCH POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE  DEPART-
 MENT, AND/OR AMBULANCE SERVICE WITH AN ALTERNATE GENERATED POWER SOURCE.
   2.  AN  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION  SHALL  NOT INCREASE CHARGES TO ANY RATE
 PAYERS TO COVER ANY EXTRA COSTS INCURRED BY SUCH ELECTRIC CORPORATION AS
 A RESULT OF COMPLIANCE WITH SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   3. FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  "ALTERNATE  GENERATED  POWER
 SOURCE" SHALL MEAN ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT THAT IS OF THE CAPACITY
 THAT  IS  CAPABLE  OF PROVIDING ADEQUATE ELECTRICITY TO OPERATE ALL LIFE
 SAFETY SYSTEMS AND THE BASIC OPERATIONS OF  A  POLICE  DEPARTMENT,  FIRE
 DEPARTMENT, OR AMBULANCE SERVICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02595-01-1


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A3318A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S926
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §73-a, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L; amd §709, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11019, S8892

A3318A - Summary

Requires electric corporations to prioritize restoring services to police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services, when such services are interrupted; prohibits such corporations from charging rate payers a higher rate for extra costs incurred due to prioritizing such services; requires that police departments, fire departments, or ambulance services be registered with the division of homeland security and emergency services for emergency provisions to apply.

A3318A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3318--A
                                                         Cal. No. 123
 
                        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, SIMON, GALEF, BUTTENS-
   CHON, MONTESANO, SEAWRIGHT, DeSTEFANO, GOTTFRIED, OTIS, THIELE, SANTA-
   BARBARA, TAGUE, LAWLER, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  DURSO,
   B. MILLER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
   Authorities and Commissions -- ordered to a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to  requiring  electric corporations and the Long Island
   power authority service provider to prioritize restoring  services  to
   police  departments,  fire  departments,  and ambulance services, when
   electric services are interrupted
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 73 to read as follows:
   § 73. PRIORITIZATION OF EMERGENCY SERVICES. 1.  IF AN ELECTRIC  CORPO-
 RATION  IS  NOT  ABLE  TO  RESTORE ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES TO ANY POLICE
 DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT, OR  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR
 HOURS  OF THE LOSS OR INTERRUPTION OF SUCH ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES, SUCH
 ELECTRIC CORPORATION SHALL PROVIDE SUCH POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE  DEPART-
 MENT, AND/OR AMBULANCE SERVICE WITH AN ALTERNATE GENERATED POWER SOURCE.
   2.  AN  ELECTRIC  CORPORATION  SHALL  NOT INCREASE CHARGES TO ANY RATE
 PAYERS TO COVER ANY EXTRA COSTS INCURRED BY SUCH ELECTRIC CORPORATION AS
 A RESULT OF COMPLIANCE WITH SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   3. FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  "ALTERNATE  GENERATED  POWER
 SOURCE" SHALL MEAN ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT THAT IS OF THE CAPACITY
 THAT  IS  CAPABLE  OF PROVIDING ADEQUATE ELECTRICITY TO OPERATE ALL LIFE
 SAFETY SYSTEMS AND THE BASIC OPERATIONS OF  A  POLICE  DEPARTMENT,  FIRE
 DEPARTMENT, OR AMBULANCE SERVICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02595-09-1
 A. 3318--A                          2

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A3318B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S926
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §73-a, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L; amd §709, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11019, S8892

A3318B - Summary

Requires electric corporations to prioritize restoring services to police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services, when such services are interrupted; prohibits such corporations from charging rate payers a higher rate for extra costs incurred due to prioritizing such services; requires that police departments, fire departments, or ambulance services be registered with the division of homeland security and emergency services for emergency provisions to apply.

A3318B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3318--B
                                                         Cal. No. 123
 
                        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, SIMON, GALEF, BUTTENS-
   CHON, MONTESANO, SEAWRIGHT, DeSTEFANO, GOTTFRIED, OTIS, THIELE, SANTA-
   BARBARA, TAGUE, LAWLER, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  DURSO,
   B. MILLER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
   Authorities and Commissions -- ordered to a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third  reading
   --  again  amended  on third reading, ordered reprinted, retaining its
   place on the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to  requiring  electric corporations and the Long Island
   power authority service provider to prioritize restoring  services  to
   police  departments,  fire  departments,  and ambulance services, when
   electric services are interrupted
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 73-a to read as follows:
   § 73-A. PRIORITIZATION OF EMERGENCY SERVICES. 1. IF AN ELECTRIC CORPO-
 RATION IS NOT ABLE TO RESTORE ELECTRIC  POWER  SERVICES  TO  ANY  POLICE
 DEPARTMENT,  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  OR  AMBULANCE SERVICE WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR
 HOURS OF THE LOSS OR INTERRUPTION OF SUCH ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES,  SUCH
 ELECTRIC  CORPORATION SHALL PROVIDE SUCH POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPART-
 MENT, AND/OR AMBULANCE SERVICE WITH AN ALTERNATE GENERATED POWER SOURCE.
   2. AN ELECTRIC CORPORATION SHALL NOT  INCREASE  CHARGES  TO  ANY  RATE
 PAYERS TO COVER ANY EXTRA COSTS INCURRED BY SUCH ELECTRIC CORPORATION AS
 A RESULT OF COMPLIANCE WITH SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   3.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  "ALTERNATE GENERATED POWER
 SOURCE" SHALL MEAN ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT THAT IS OF THE CAPACITY
 THAT IS CAPABLE OF PROVIDING ADEQUATE ELECTRICITY TO  OPERATE  ALL  LIFE
 SAFETY  SYSTEMS  AND  THE  BASIC OPERATIONS OF A POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE
 DEPARTMENT, OR AMBULANCE SERVICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A3318C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S926
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §73-a, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L; amd §709, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11019, S8892

A3318C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires electric corporations to prioritize restoring services to police departments, fire departments, and ambulance services, when such services are interrupted; prohibits such corporations from charging rate payers a higher rate for extra costs incurred due to prioritizing such services; requires that police departments, fire departments, or ambulance services be registered with the division of homeland security and emergency services for emergency provisions to apply.

A3318C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3318--C
                                                         Cal. No. 123
 
                        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, SIMON, GALEF, BUTTENS-
   CHON, MONTESANO, SEAWRIGHT, DeSTEFANO, GOTTFRIED, OTIS, THIELE, SANTA-
   BARBARA, TAGUE, LAWLER, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  DURSO,
   B. MILLER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
   Authorities and Commissions -- ordered to a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third  reading
   --  again  amended  on third reading, ordered reprinted, retaining its
   place on the order of third reading -- passed by Assembly  and  deliv-
   ered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote reconsidered, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of  third
   reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public service law, the public authorities law and
   the executive law, in relation to requiring electric corporations  and
   the Long Island power authority service provider to prioritize restor-
   ing  services  to  police departments, fire departments, and ambulance
   services, when electric services are interrupted
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
 73-a to read as follows:
   § 73-A. PRIORITIZATION OF EMERGENCY SERVICES. 1. IF AN ELECTRIC CORPO-
 RATION IS NOT ABLE TO RESTORE ELECTRIC  POWER  SERVICES  TO  ANY  POLICE
 DEPARTMENT,  FIRE  DEPARTMENT, OR AMBULANCE SERVICE WHICH HAS A FACILITY
 THAT IS PREWIRED WITH AN APPROPRIATE TRANSFER SWITCH FOR USING AN ALTER-
 NATE GENERATED POWER SOURCE WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  OF  THE  LOSS  OR
 INTERRUPTION  OF SUCH ELECTRIC POWER SERVICES, SUCH ELECTRIC CORPORATION
 SHALL NOTIFY THE LOCAL COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WHICH SHALL
 PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY DEPLOYMENT OF ALTERNATE  GENERATED  POWER  SOURCES
 THROUGH  A PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND
 EMERGENCY SERVICES TO SUCH POLICE DEPARTMENT,  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  AND/OR
 AMBULANCE SERVICE WITH AN ALTERNATE GENERATED POWER SOURCE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.