Bill Text: NY S00930 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to emergency response plans relating to the notification of location of downed wires from a municipal emergency official or individual.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-06 - REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS [S00930 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S00930-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE


                                     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-

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to the emergency
          response plans relating to downed wires

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

     1    Section  1.  Subparagraph  (xi)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 21 of
     2  section 66 of the public service law, as added by section 4 of part X of
     3  chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (xi) appropriate  safety  precautions  regarding  electrical  hazards,
     5  including  plans to promptly secure downed wires within thirty-six hours
     6  of notification of the location of such downed wires  from  a  municipal
     7  emergency official or individual; and
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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