senate Bill S4515B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
Dec 10, 2021 print number 4515b
Dec 10, 2021 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
May 04, 2021 print number 4515a
May 04, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Feb 05, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

S4515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6956
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

S4515 - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

S4515 - Sponsor Memo

S4515 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4515
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 requiring the
   results of any outage management system stress test conducted  in  the
   state by a utility company to be posted on the department's website
 
   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
 28 to read as follows:
   §  28.  UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING. 1.   FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS  TEST"  SHALL
 MEAN  A  TEST  CONDUCTED  BY  A UTILITY TO DETERMINE THE ABILITY OF SUCH
 UTILITY TO HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS  OR  NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2.  (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM STRESS TEST CONDUCTED IN THE  STATE  BY  A  UTILITY  CORPORATION,
 WATER  MUNICIPALITY  OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR GAS CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  AND  THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06421-04-1


S4515A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6956
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

S4515A - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

S4515A - Sponsor Memo

S4515A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4515--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to requiring the results of any outage management system
   stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to  be  posted
   online
 
   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
 28 to read as follows:
   §  28.  UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING. 1.   FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS  TEST"  SHALL
 MEAN  A  TEST  CONDUCTED  BY  A UTILITY TO DETERMINE THE ABILITY OF SUCH
 UTILITY TO HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS  OR  NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2.  (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM STRESS TEST CONDUCTED IN THE  STATE  BY  A  UTILITY  CORPORATION,
 WATER  MUNICIPALITY  OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR GAS CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  AND  THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. Title 1-A of article 5 of the public authorities law, as added by
 chapter  517  of  the  laws  of 1986, is amended by adding a new section
 1020-mm to read as follows:
   § 1020-MM.  OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TESTING. 1.  FOR  PURPOSES
 OF  THIS  SECTION,  "OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TEST" SHALL MEAN A
 TEST CONDUCTED BY THE AUTHORITY OR A SERVICE PROVIDER TO  DETERMINE  THE
 ABILITY  OF THE AUTHORITY OR SUCH SERVICE PROVIDER TO HANDLE AND RESPOND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4515B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6956
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54, Pub Serv L; add Art 5 Title 1-A §1020-mm, Pub Auth L

S4515B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the results of any outage management system stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to be posted online and such results to be sent to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly and the chairs of the senate and assembly standing committees on energy.

S4515B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4515B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4515--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public  authorities  law,
   in  relation  to requiring the results of any outage management system
   stress test conducted in the state by a utility company to  be  posted
   online
 
   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
 54 to read as follows:
   §  54.  UTILITY  OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT  SYSTEM  STRESS  TESTING. 1.   FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS  TEST"  SHALL
 MEAN  A  TEST  CONDUCTED  BY  A UTILITY TO DETERMINE THE ABILITY OF SUCH
 UTILITY TO HANDLE AND RESPOND TO LARGE SCALE WEATHER EVENTS  OR  NATURAL
 DISASTERS THAT ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS.
   2.  (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST THE RESULTS OF ANY OUTAGE MANAGEMENT
 SYSTEM STRESS TEST CONDUCTED IN THE  STATE  BY  A  UTILITY  CORPORATION,
 WATER  MUNICIPALITY  OR LOCAL PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC OR GAS CORPORATION
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AS SOON AS SUCH RESULTS BECOME AVAILABLE.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO SUBMIT A REPORT OF SUCH RESULTS TO THE
 TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  AND  THE
 CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEES ON ENERGY.
   § 2. Title 1-A of article 5 of the public authorities law, as added by
 chapter  517  of  the  laws  of 1986, is amended by adding a new section
 1020-mm to read as follows:
   § 1020-MM.  OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TESTING. 1.  FOR  PURPOSES
 OF  THIS  SECTION,  "OUTAGE  MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STRESS TEST" SHALL MEAN A
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06421-07-1

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