NY A02458 | 2009-2010 | General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-01-18 - referred to energy
Pending: Assembly Energy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


18 (B) FOR THE 19 (I) "FARMER" MEANS A PERSON WHOSE FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM FARM 20 PRODUCTION FOR THE PREVIOUS TAXABLE YEAR WAS AT LEAST TEN THOUSAND 21 DOLLARS. 22 (II) "QUALIFYING FARMER" MEANS A FARMER THAT INSTALLS AN ON-SITE ELEC- 23 TRIC GENERATION SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ELECTRIC SERVICE TO A FARM (WHETHER 24 THE FARMER CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03506-01-1 A. 2458 2 1 SERVICES OR VOLUNTARILY DISCONNECTS ACCESS TO TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIB- 2 UTION SERVICES) AND FILES A NOTIFICATION THEREOF WITH THE ELECTRIC 3 CORPORATION OR MUNICIPALITY, WITH A COPY TO THE DEPARTMENT, PRIOR TO THE 4 CUT-OFF DATE. 5 (III) "CUT-OFF DATE" FOR EACH SERVICE TERRITORY MEANS THE DATE WHEN 6 THE ELECTRIC CORPORATION OR MUNICIPALITY SERVING SUCH SERVICE TERRITORY 7 SHALL HAVE RECEIVED NOTIFICATIONS FROM QUALIFYING FARMERS SUCH THAT THE 8 SUM OF THE RATED GENERATING CAPACITY SHOWN ON SUCH NOTIFICATIONS SHALL 9 EQUAL OR EXCEED ONE-TENTH OF ONE PERCENT OF ITS TOTAL ELECTRIC DEMAND 10 FOR THE YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-SIX, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPART- 11 MENT, OR SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. 12 S 3. Subdivision 28 of section 66 of the public service law, as added 13 by chapter 82 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: 14 28. No revenues foregone by an electric corporation, as a result of 15 subjecting certain veterans' organizations [with] TO rates or charges 16 applicable to domestic consumers pursuant to section seventy-six of this 17 article OR AS A RESULT OF PROHIBITING CERTAIN CHARGES RELATED TO ELEC- 18 TRIC SERVICE PROVIDED TO FARMERS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SIX-A OF 19 SECTION SIXTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, shall be recovered from the custom- 20 ers of such corporation. 21 S 4. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to be 22 repealed September 1, 2016, except that the provisions of this act shall 23 continue to apply to a customer who is a qualifying farmer as long as 24 such on-site electric generation system remains in use. Go to top Contact Webmaster
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Prohibits extra charges on farmers for electric service and prohibits limitations on farmers installing and operating on-site electric generation equipment and related technology.



2011-01-18 referred to energy

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S00652 (Same As) 2010-01-06 - REFERRED TO INSURANCE

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