senate Bill S4261

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the amount of St. Lawrence county economic development power that may be used by the New York Power Authority to generate net earnings

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1376
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 03, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S4261 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6206
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6916

S4261 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the amount of St. Lawrence county economic development power that may be used by the New York Power Authority to generate net earnings.

S4261 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4261 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4261
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 authorities law, in relation to the amount of
   St. Lawrence county economic development power that may be used by the
   New York Power Authority to generate net earnings

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 24  of  section  1005  of  the
 public  authorities law, as added by chapter 545 of the laws of 2014, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c) The authority shall establish an account to be known as the north-
 ern New York economic development fund, which shall  consist  solely  of
 net  earnings. The authority, as determined to be feasible and advisable
 by the trustees, shall deposit net earnings into the fund no  less  than
 quarterly,  provided,  however,  that  the amount of St. Lawrence county
 economic development power that may be used by the authority to generate
 net earnings shall not exceed the lesser  of  twenty  megawatts  or  the
 amount  of  St.  Lawrence county economic development power that has not
 been allocated by the authority under the  authority-TMED  contract  for
 sub-allocations[,  and  provided  further that beginning five years from
 the effective date of this subdivision, the amount of St. Lawrence coun-
 ty economic development power that may  be  used  by  the  authority  to
 generate  net  earnings  shall not exceed the lesser of ten megawatts or
 the amount of St. Lawrence county economic development  power  that  has
 not  been  allocated  by the authority under the authority-TMED contract
 for sub-allocations]. At least fifteen percent of net earnings paid into
 the fund shall be dedicated to eligible projects which are energy-relat-
 ed projects, programs and services as such term is defined  in  subpara-
 graph  two of paragraph (b) of subdivision seventeen of this section. In
 addition to funding eligible projects, the authority  may  use  northern
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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