senate Bill S3034

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 3034a
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.906
Feb 22, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 27, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S3034
16
4
committee
16
Aye
4
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 22, 2021 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3034
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 22, 2021

nay (3)

Co-Sponsors

S3034 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A873
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: S7687, A8722
2011-2012: S1088, A27
2013-2014: S3236, A1247
2015-2016: S1090, A860
2017-2018: S3250, A17
2019-2020: S3605, A145

S3034 - Summary

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement.

S3034 - Sponsor Memo

S3034 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3034
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 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 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.
   (C) "OTHER REASONABLE COSTS" MEANS REASONABLE  OUT-OF-POCKET  EXPENSES
 DIRECTLY  INCURRED  BY  A  PARTICIPANT  THAT ARE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S3034A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A873
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: S7687, A8722
2011-2012: S1088, A27
2013-2014: S3236, A1247
2015-2016: S1090, A860
2017-2018: S3250, A17
2019-2020: S3605, A145

S3034A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to utility intervenor reimbursement.

S3034A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3034A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3034--A
     Cal. No. 906
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
   and  Telecommunications  -- reported favorably from said committee and
   committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favorably from  said
   committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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