senate Bill S1199

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 08, 2021 signed chap.594
Oct 27, 2021 delivered to governor
May 12, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 05, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.261
substituted for a5838
Feb 23, 2021 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.250
Jan 08, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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Feb 2, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S1199
6
3
committee
6
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

nay (3)

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S1199 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5838
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8406
2011-2012: S2517, A4905
2013-2014: S602, A2122
2015-2016: S2476, A4996
2017-2018: S3163, A4902
2019-2020: S2155, A966

S1199 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that at least one commissioner of the public service commission have experience in utility consumer advocacy.

S1199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1199
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Tele-
   communications
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law,  in  relation  to  requiring  at
   least  one commissioner of the public service commission to have expe-
   rience in utility consumer advocacy

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 4 of the public service law, as
 amended by chapter 155 of the laws  of  1970,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1. There shall be in the department of public service a public service
 commission, which shall possess the powers and duties hereinafter speci-
 fied,  and also all powers necessary or proper to enable it to carry out
 the purposes of this chapter.  The  commission  shall  consist  of  five
 members,  to  be  appointed  by the governor, by and with the advice and
 consent of the senate. A commissioner shall be designated as chairman of
 the commission by the governor to serve in such capacity at the pleasure
 of the governor or until his  term  as  commissioner  expires  whichever
 first occurs. AT LEAST ONE COMMISSIONER SHALL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN UTILITY
 CONSUMER  ADVOCACY.  No  more than three commissioners may be members of
 the same political party unless, pursuant to action taken under subdivi-
 sion two OF THIS SECTION, the number of commissioners shall exceed five,
 and in such event no more than four commissioners may be members of  the
 same political party.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law and shall apply to appointments made on or after  such
 date.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03151-01-1

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