senate Bill S2672

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the siting of major electric generating facilities

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 22, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S2672 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§160 & 161, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7784
2019-2020: S1435

S2672 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the United States department of defense may appoint an eighth ad hoc member to the New York state board on electric generation siting and the environment, if a proposed electric generating facility is within seventy-five miles of an in-state military base.

S2672 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2672
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, AKSHAR, BOYLE, HELMING, ORTT -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Energy and Telecommunications
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  the  siting  of
   major electric generating facilities

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 160 of the public service law,  as
 added by chapter 388 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   4.  "Board"  means  the  New  York  state board on electric generation
 siting and the environment, which shall be in the department and consist
 of seven persons: the chair of the department, who shall serve as  chair
 of  the  board;  the  commissioner  of  environmental  conservation; the
 commissioner of health; the chair of the New York state energy  research
 and  development authority; the commissioner of economic development and
 two ad hoc public members, both of whom shall reside within the  munici-
 pality  in  which the facility is proposed to be located, except if such
 facility is proposed to be located within the city of New York, then all
 ad hoc members shall reside within the community district in  which  the
 facility is proposed to be located. One ad hoc member shall be appointed
 by  the  president  pro tem of the senate and one ad hoc member shall be
 appointed by the speaker of the assembly, in accordance with subdivision
 two of section one hundred sixty-one of this article. The term of the ad
 hoc public members shall continue until a final determination is made in
 the particular proceeding for  which  they  were  appointed.    PROVIDED
 HOWEVER,  IF  A  PROPOSED  FACILITY IS TO BE LOCATED WITHIN SEVENTY-FIVE
 MILES OF AN IN-STATE MILITARY BASE,  THE  UNITES  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF
 DEFENSE MAY APPOINT AN EIGHTH NON-VOTING, AD HOC MEMBER WHOSE TERM SHALL
 CONTINUE  UNTIL A FINAL DETERMINATION IS MADE IN THE PARTICULAR PROCEED-
 ING FOR WHICH THEY WERE APPOINTED.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06162-01-1

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