Bill Text: NY S08979 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to proof of service to municipalities by applicants for certificates of environmental compatibility and public need relating to the construction of major utility transmission facilities; requires applicants to provide proof of service to municipalities within a one mile radius of where such facility is to be located.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-09-16 - REFERRED TO RULES [S08979 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S08979-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          8979

                    IN SENATE

                                   September 16, 2020
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

        AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to proof of  service
          to  municipalities  by  applicants  for  certificates of environmental
          compatibility and public need relating to the construction of a  major
          utility transmission facility

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

     1    Section 1. Subparagraph i of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section
     2  122 of the public service law, as amended by chapter 521 of the laws  of
     3  2015, is amended to read as follows:
     4    i.  each  municipality  in which any portion of such facility is to be
     5  located, or within a one mile radius of where such  facility  is  to  be
     6  located,  both  as  primarily  proposed and in the alternative locations
     7  listed. Notice to a municipality shall be addressed to the chief  execu-
     8  tive  officer  thereof  and shall specify the date on or about which the
     9  application is to be filed;
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD17231-02-0
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