Bill Text: NY S00241 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits the commission from making a regulation or allowing a tariff that imposes a fee, surcharge, cost or creates a cost differential for a customer for having an analog meter, digital meter, automated meter reading equipped meter, advanced metering infrastructure equipped meter or manual meter so long as such customer provides access and allows for metering in compliance with the rules, regulations and tariffs as the commission may impose.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-06 - REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS [S00241 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S00241-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                           241

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                       (Prefiled)

                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 prohibiting
          charging different rates based upon the type of meter a customer uses

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 39 of the public service law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
     3    5.  A  utility  corporation or municipality shall not impose different
     4  rates, charges, price differentials or fees based upon the type of meter
     5  that a customer uses. The commission shall make no regulation and  allow
     6  no  tariff  that  shall  impose a fee, surcharge, cost or creates a cost
     7  differential for a customer for having an analog meter,  digital  meter,
     8  automated meter reading equipped meter, advanced metering infrastructure
     9  equipped  meter or manual meter so long as such customer provides access
    10  and allows for metering in compliance with the  rules,  regulations  and
    11  tariffs as the commission may impose.
    12    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    13  have become a law.




         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02659-01-1
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