senate Bill S7722

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the New York state department of public service to study the feasibility and the costs of relocating underground certain utility lines

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2022 signed chap.7
delivered to governor
Jan 20, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.52
substituted for a8795
Jan 18, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.50
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7722
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7722
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7722 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8795
Law Section:
Public Services
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1 & 2, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S.4186-A & A.2330-A)

S7722 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the New York state department of public service to study the feasibility and the costs of relocating underground all or most of the existing, above-ground electrical distribution lines, telephone lines and internet transmission lines.

S7722 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7722 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7722
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend a chapter of the  laws  of  2021  directing  the  public
   service  commission  to study the feasibility and the costs of burying
   all or most of the electrical,  telephone  and  internet  transmission
   lines  in  New  York  state and to publish and deliver a report of its
   findings to the governor and the legislature, and requiring new  elec-
   trical,  telephone and internet transmission lines to be buried under-
   ground, as proposed in legislative bills  numbers  S.  4186-A  and  A.
   2330-A,  in  relation  to  directing  the New York state department of
   public service to study the feasibility and the  costs  of  relocating
   underground  all  or  most  of  the  existing, above-ground electrical
   distribution lines, telephone lines and internet transmission lines
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Sections 1 and 2 of a chapter of the laws of 2021 directing
 the  public service commission to study the feasibility and the costs of
 burying all or most of the electrical,  telephone  and  internet  trans-
 mission  lines  in New York state and to publish and deliver a report of
 its findings to the governor and  the  legislature,  and  requiring  new
 electrical,  telephone  and  internet  transmission  lines  to be buried
 underground, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.4186-A and    A.
 2330-A, are amended to read as follows:
   Section  1. [1. The public service commission shall conduct a study to
 analyze the feasibility and the costs of burying underground all or most
 of the existing electrical, telephone and internet transmission lines in
 New York state. Such study shall include an analysis of:
   (a) the economic and environmental benefits from burying such existing
 lines; and
   (b) the economic cost burden of doing so, if any, including  an  esti-
 mate  of what the cost per utility customer would be, the number of jobs
 to be created to complete the project and a timeline for  completion  of
 the project.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05957-05-2

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