assembly Bill A873A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2021 print number 873a
May 20, 2021 amend and recommit to energy
Jan 06, 2021 referred to energy

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Multi-Sponsors

A873 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3034
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §24-c, Pub Serv L; add §97-uuuu, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8722, S7687
2011-2012: A27, S1088
2013-2014: A1247, S3236
2015-2016: A860, S1090
2017-2018: A17, S3250
2019-2020: A145, S3605

A873 - Summary

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement.

A873 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    873
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CAHILL, L. ROSENTHAL, THIELE -- Multi-Sponsored
   by -- M. of A.  GLICK, GOTTFRIED, HEVESI -- read once and referred  to
   the Committee on Energy
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to utility interve-
   nor reimbursement; and to amend the state finance law, in relation  to
   establishing the utility intervenor account
 
   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
 24-c to read as follows:
   §  24-C.    UTILITY  INTERVENOR  REIMBURSEMENT.  1.    AS USED IN THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "COMPENSATION" MEANS PAYMENT FROM THE UTILITY  INTERVENOR  ACCOUNT
 FUND  ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-UUUU OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW,
 FOR ALL OR PART, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT,  OF  REASONABLE  ADVO-
 CATE'S  FEES, REASONABLE EXPERT WITNESS FEES, AND OTHER REASONABLE COSTS
 FOR PREPARATION AND PARTICIPATION IN A PROCEEDING.
   (B) "PARTICIPANT" MEANS A GROUP OF PERSONS THAT APPLY JOINTLY  FOR  AN
 AWARD OF COMPENSATION UNDER THIS SECTION AND WHO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS
 OF A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL OR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS, OR A
 NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  IN  THIS  STATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO ITS
 ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR BYLAWS TO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS OF  RESI-
 DENTIAL  OR  SMALL  BUSINESS  UTILITY  CUSTOMERS.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, A PARTICIPANT DOES NOT INCLUDE  A  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  OR
 OTHER ORGANIZATION WHOSE PRINCIPAL INTERESTS ARE THE WELFARE OF A PUBLIC
 UTILITY  OR  ITS  INVESTORS  OR EMPLOYEES, OR THE WELFARE OF ONE OR MORE
 BUSINESSES OR INDUSTRIES WHICH RECEIVE UTILITY  SERVICE  ORDINARILY  AND
 PRIMARILY  FOR  USE  IN  CONNECTION WITH THE PROFIT-SEEKING MANUFACTURE,
 SALE, OR DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS OR SERVICES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A873A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3034
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §24-c, Pub Serv L; add §97-uuuu, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8722, S7687
2011-2012: A27, S1088
2013-2014: A1247, S3236
2015-2016: A860, S1090
2017-2018: A17, S3250
2019-2020: A145, S3605

A873A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement.

A873A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  873--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CAHILL, L. ROSENTHAL, THIELE -- Multi-Sponsored
   by -- M. of A.  GLICK, GOTTFRIED, HEVESI -- read once and referred  to
   the Committee on Energy -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to utility interve-
   nor reimbursement; and to amend the state finance law, in relation  to
   establishing the utility intervenor account
 
   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
 24-c to read as follows:
   §  24-C.    UTILITY  INTERVENOR  REIMBURSEMENT.  1.    AS USED IN THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "COMPENSATION" MEANS PAYMENT FROM THE UTILITY  INTERVENOR  ACCOUNT
 FUND  ESTABLISHED BY SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-UUUU OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW,
 FOR ALL OR PART, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT,  OF  REASONABLE  ADVO-
 CATE'S  FEES, REASONABLE EXPERT WITNESS FEES, AND OTHER REASONABLE COSTS
 FOR PREPARATION AND PARTICIPATION IN A PROCEEDING.
   (B) "PARTICIPANT" MEANS A GROUP OF PERSONS THAT APPLY JOINTLY  FOR  AN
 AWARD OF COMPENSATION UNDER THIS SECTION AND WHO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS
 OF A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF RESIDENTIAL OR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS, OR A
 NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  IN  THIS  STATE AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO ITS
 ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR BYLAWS TO REPRESENT THE INTERESTS OF  RESI-
 DENTIAL  OR  SMALL  BUSINESS  UTILITY  CUSTOMERS.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, A PARTICIPANT DOES NOT INCLUDE  A  NON-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  OR
 OTHER ORGANIZATION WHOSE PRINCIPAL INTERESTS ARE THE WELFARE OF A PUBLIC
 UTILITY  OR  ITS  INVESTORS  OR EMPLOYEES, OR THE WELFARE OF ONE OR MORE
 BUSINESSES OR INDUSTRIES WHICH RECEIVE UTILITY  SERVICE  ORDINARILY  AND
 PRIMARILY  FOR  USE  IN  CONNECTION WITH THE PROFIT-SEEKING MANUFACTURE,
 SALE, OR DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS OR SERVICES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets