assembly Bill A6956B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 07, 2022 print number 6956b
Mar 07, 2022 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Dec 03, 2021 print number 6956a
Dec 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 14, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A6956 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4515
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

A6956 - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

A6956 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6956
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to requiring the
   results of any outage management system stress test conducted  in  the
   state by a utility company to be posted on the department's website

   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
 28 to read as follows:
   §  28.  UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING. 1.   FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS  TEST"  SHALL
 MEAN  A  TEST  CONDUCTED  BY  A UTILITY TO DETERMINE THE ABILITY OF SUCH
 UTILITY TO HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS  OR  NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2.  (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM STRESS TEST CONDUCTED IN THE  STATE  BY  A  UTILITY  CORPORATION,
 WATER  MUNICIPALITY  OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR GAS CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  AND  THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06421-04-1


A6956A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4515
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

A6956A - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

A6956A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6956--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- 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 results of any outage  management  system
   stress  test  conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted
   online
 
   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
 28 to read as follows:
   § 28. UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING.  1.    FOR
 PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TEST" SHALL
 MEAN A TEST CONDUCTED BY A UTILITY TO  DETERMINE  THE  ABILITY  OF  SUCH
 UTILITY  TO  HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS OR NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2. (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM  STRESS  TEST  CONDUCTED  IN  THE STATE BY A UTILITY CORPORATION,
 WATER MUNICIPALITY OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR  GAS  CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. Title 1-A of article 5 of the public authorities law, as added by
 chapter 517 of the laws of 1986, is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
 1020-mm to read as follows:
   §  1020-MM.   OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TESTING. 1. FOR PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS  TEST"  SHALL  MEAN  A
 TEST  CONDUCTED  BY THE AUTHORITY OR A SERVICE PROVIDER TO DETERMINE THE
 ABILITY OF THE AUTHORITY OR SUCH SERVICE PROVIDER TO HANDLE AND  RESPOND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06421-06-1

A6956B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4515
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

A6956B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

A6956B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6956--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SAYEGH -- 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 -- recommitted to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities
   and  Commissions in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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 requiring the results of any outage  management  system
   stress  test  conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted
   online
 
   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
 54 to read as follows:
   § 54. UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING.  1.    FOR
 PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TEST" SHALL
 MEAN A TEST CONDUCTED BY A UTILITY TO  DETERMINE  THE  ABILITY  OF  SUCH
 UTILITY  TO  HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS OR NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2. (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM  STRESS  TEST  CONDUCTED  IN  THE STATE BY A UTILITY CORPORATION,
 WATER MUNICIPALITY OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR  GAS  CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AND THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. Title 1-A of article 5 of the public authorities law, as added by
 chapter 517 of the laws of 1986, is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
 1020-mm to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06421-08-1
 A. 6956--B                          2