assembly Bill A7236A

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications of the Long Island power authority

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Current Bill Status Via S6426 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2021 vetoed memo.81
Dec 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.228
substituted for a7236a
Jun 01, 2021 substituted by s6426a
rules report cal.228
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 07, 2021 print number 7236a
May 07, 2021 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 29, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

A7236 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6426
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L

A7236 - Summary

Requires the service provider to successfully complete and submit to the Long Island power authority the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications; imposes a civil penalty of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for the failure to complete such stress test; makes related provisions.

A7236 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7236
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the results
   of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage management
   and communications of the Long Island power authority

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public authori-
 ties law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws  of
 2013, is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
   6. THE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT TO THE
 AUTHORITY,  THE  RESULTS  OF  AN  ANNUAL STRESS TEST OF ALL SYSTEMS THAT
 SUPPORT OUTAGE MANAGEMENT AND  COMMUNICATIONS.  THE  STRESS  TEST  SHALL
 INCLUDE,  BUT  SHALL  NOT BE LIMITED TO, TESTING THE CAPABILITIES AT ALL
 COMMAND AND DATA CENTERS, CALL CENTERS AND BACK-UP  COMMAND  CENTERS  TO
 ENSURE  CAPABILITY  TO HANDLE AN OUTAGE IMPACTING NINETY PERCENT OR MORE
 OF THE CUSTOMERS IN THE SERVICE AREA. ANY MANAGEMENT  AGREEMENT  ENTERED
 INTO  BY THE AUTHORITY AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL SPECIFY THE DATES
 ON WHICH THE STRESS TEST WILL BE CONDUCTED. THE RESULTS  OF  THE  STRESS
 TEST  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SECTION SHALL BE DUE TO THE AUTHORITY
 WITHIN TEN DAYS OF COMPLETION AND SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  PUBLIC
 ON  A  WEBSITE  MAINTAINED  BY THE AUTHORITY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF
 RECEIPT BY THE AUTHORITY. THE AUTHORITY SHALL CERTIFY TO THE  DEPARTMENT
 OF  PUBLIC  SERVICE,  RECEIPT  OF A SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ANNUAL STRESS
 TEST.  FAILURE TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE  THE  ANNUALLY  REQUIRED  STRESS
 TEST  SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL PENALTY IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED FIFTY
 THOUSAND DOLLARS PER DAY, TO BE LEVIED AGAINST THE SERVICE PROVIDER  AND
 PAID  TO  THE AUTHORITY. ANY PAYMENT MADE BY A SERVICE PROVIDER, AND THE
 COST OF ANY LITIGATION OR INVESTIGATION RELATED TO ANY ACTION  COMMENCED
 TO  ENFORCE  THIS  PROVISION,  SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED BY THE AUTHORITY IN
 REVENUE REQUIREMENTS USED TO ESTABLISH RATES AND  CHARGES.  RATHER,  ANY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7236A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6426
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L

A7236A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the service provider to successfully complete and submit to the Long Island power authority the results of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and restoration management and communications; imposes a civil penalty of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for the failure to complete such stress test; makes related provisions.

A7236A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7236--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- 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 authorities law, in relation to the results
   of an annual stress test of all systems that support outage and resto-
   ration management and communications of the Long Island power authori-
   ty
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision (cc) of section 1020-f of the public authori-
 ties law, as added by section 7 of part A of chapter 173 of the laws  of
 2013, is amended by adding a new paragraph 6 to read as follows:
   6. THE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT TO THE
 AUTHORITY,  THE  RESULTS  OF  AN  ANNUAL STRESS TEST OF ALL SYSTEMS THAT
 SUPPORT OUTAGE AND RESTORATION MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS. THE STRESS
 TEST SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO, TESTING  THE  CAPABILI-
 TIES  AT  ALL  COMMAND  AND  DATA CENTERS, CALL CENTERS, BACK-UP COMMAND
 CENTERS, AND ANY OTHER SYSTEM DEEMED CRITICAL BY THE AUTHORITY TO ENSURE
 CAPABILITY TO HANDLE AN OUTAGE IMPACTING NINETY PERCENT OR MORE  OF  THE
 CUSTOMERS  IN THE SERVICE AREA. ANY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO BY
 THE AUTHORITY AND ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL SPECIFY THE DATES ON WHICH
 THE STRESS TEST WILL BE  CONDUCTED.  THE  RESULTS  OF  THE  STRESS  TEST
 REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE DUE TO THE AUTHORITY WITHIN
 TEN DAYS OF COMPLETION AND SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  PUBLIC  ON  A
 WEBSITE  MAINTAINED BY THE AUTHORITY WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS OF RECEIPT
 BY THE AUTHORITY.  THE AUTHORITY MAY REDACT, FROM  THE  PUBLICLY  POSTED
 REPORT ONLY, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE RESULTS OF A SYSTEM STRESS
 TEST  DEEMED SENSITIVE WHEREBY ITS RELEASE WOULD CREATE A CYBER SECURITY
 RISK TO THE AUTHORITY'S SYSTEM.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE  AUTHORITY  MUST
 DELIVER  A  COPY  OF  THE  FULL,  UNREDACTED REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.