senate Bill S2837

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to adjustment of electric residential fixed charges

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.177
substituted for a1384
Mar 28, 2022 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 15, 2022 1st report cal.521
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 10, 2021 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 02, 2021 1st report cal.255
Jan 26, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Feb 15, 2022 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2837
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 15, 2022

aye wr (2)

Feb 2, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2837
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S2837 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1384
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6241, A8118

S2837 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of public service to adjust each utility corporation's residential fixed charge upon such corporation's filing with the department of an amendment of rate schedules, to recover only the fixed costs and operation and maintenance expenses directly related to metering, billing, service connections and the provision of customer service.

S2837 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2837 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2837
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to adjustment of
   electric residential fixed charges
 
   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
 42-b to read as follows:
   § 42-B. ADJUSTMENT OF ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY RESIDENTIAL  FIXED
 CHARGE.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "RESIDENTIAL FIXED CHARGE" MEANS ANY
 FIXED FEE CHARGED TO RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS, INCLUDING, BUT  NOT
 LIMITED  TO,  (A)  A  FIXED CHARGE FOR DISTRIBUTION BASIC SERVICE, (B) A
 DISTRIBUTION CUSTOMER SERVICE CHARGE, (C) A CUSTOMER CHARGE,  OR  (D)  A
 BASIC  SERVICE  FEE WHICH IS SEPARATE AND DISTINCT FROM ANY DISTRIBUTION
 CHARGE PER KILOWATT-HOUR.
   2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADJUST EACH UTILITY CORPORATION'S  RESIDENTIAL
 FIXED  CHARGE  UPON  SUCH CORPORATION'S FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AN
 AMENDMENT OF RATE SCHEDULES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, TO
 RECOVER ONLY THE FIXED COSTS  AND  OPERATION  AND  MAINTENANCE  EXPENSES
 DIRECTLY  RELATED  TO  METERING,  BILLING,  SERVICE  CONNECTIONS AND THE
 PROVISION OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
   3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT  PERMIT
 OR ENABLE THE DEPARTMENT TO CAUSE A COST SHIFT TO OTHER RATE CLASSES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05464-01-1


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