senate Bill S932A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur

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Current Bill Status Via A3258 - 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
Jul 21, 2022 signed chap.395
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1635
substituted for s932a
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a3258a
ordered to third reading cal.1635
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
May 05, 2021 print number 932a
May 05, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

S932 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3258
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8929, A11015

S932 - Summary

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur between the various parties involved in implementing such emergency response plan.

S932 - Sponsor Memo

S932 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    932
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 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
   emergency response plan of an electric corporation  to  include  plans
   for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public
 service law, as added by section 4 of part X of chapter 57 of  the  laws
 of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this
 chapter  shall  annually, on or before December fifteenth, submit to the
 commission an emergency response plan for review and approval. The emer-
 gency response plan shall be designed for the reasonably prompt restora-
 tion of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for  purposes
 of  this  subdivision as an event where widespread outages have occurred
 in the service territory of the company due to storms  or  other  causes
 beyond  the  control  of  the company. The emergency response plan shall
 include, but need not be limited to, the following: (i) the  identifica-
 tion  of  management  staff responsible for company operations during an
 emergency; (ii) a communications system with customers during  an  emer-
 gency that extends beyond normal business hours and business conditions;
 (iii)  identification  of  and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential  electricity  for  medical  needs;  (iv)
 identification  of  and  outreach  plans to customers who had documented
 their need for essential electricity to  provide  critical  telecommuni-
 cations, critical transportation, critical fuel distribution services or
 other large-load customers identified by the commission; (v) designation
 of  company  staff  to  communicate with local officials and appropriate

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S932A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3258
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §66, Pub Serv L; amd §1020-f, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8929, A11015

S932A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the emergency response plan of an electric corporation or the Long Island power authority to include plans for how the communication and coordination of efforts shall occur between the various parties involved in implementing such emergency response plan.

S932A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S932A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  932--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 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 emergency response plan of an electric
   corporation to include plans for how  the  communication  and  coordi-
   nation of efforts shall occur
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of section 66 of the public
 service law, as added by section 4 of part X of chapter 57 of  the  laws
 of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) Each electric corporation subject to section twenty-five-a of this
 chapter  shall  annually, on or before December fifteenth, submit to the
 commission an emergency response plan for review and approval. The emer-
 gency response plan shall be designed for the reasonably prompt restora-
 tion of service in the case of an emergency event, defined for  purposes
 of  this  subdivision as an event where widespread outages have occurred
 in the service territory of the company due to storms  or  other  causes
 beyond  the  control  of  the company. The emergency response plan shall
 include, but need not be limited to, the following: (i) the  identifica-
 tion  of  management  staff responsible for company operations during an
 emergency; (ii) a communications system with customers during  an  emer-
 gency that extends beyond normal business hours and business conditions;
 (iii)  identification  of  and outreach plans to customers who had docu-
 mented their need for essential  electricity  for  medical  needs;  (iv)
 identification  of  and  outreach  plans to customers who had documented
 their need for essential electricity to  provide  critical  telecommuni-
 cations, critical transportation, critical fuel distribution services or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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