•  Summary 
  •  
  •  Actions 
  •  
  •  Committee Votes 
  •  
  •  Floor Votes 
  •  
  •  Memo 
  •  
  •  Text 
  •  
  •  LFIN 
  •  
  •  Chamber Video/Transcript 

A00949 Summary:

BILL NOA00949
 
SAME ASSAME AS S03789
 
SPONSORZebrowski
 
COSPNSROtis
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §89-c, Pub Serv L
 
Authorizes the public service commission to require water-works corporations to provide certain residents with non-billing related information.
Go to top    

A00949 Actions:

BILL NOA00949
 
01/06/2021referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
03/16/2021reported referred to codes
03/24/2021reported
03/25/2021advanced to third reading cal.195
04/19/2021passed assembly
04/19/2021delivered to senate
04/19/2021REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
06/09/2021SUBSTITUTED FOR S3789
06/09/20213RD READING CAL.1633
06/09/2021PASSED SENATE
06/09/2021RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
06/24/2021delivered to governor
07/01/2021signed chap.191
Go to top

A00949 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A949
 
SPONSOR: Zebrowski
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to authorizing the public service commission to require water-works corporations to provide certain residents with non-billing related information   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would require waterworks corporations to provide non-billing related information to water users that reside in condominiums, cooper- atives or certain multi-family residences.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the public service law, as it re ates to during waterworks companies to prove certain non-billing information such as service updates and water quality notices to certain residents whose cater is distributed by a master meter. Section 2 of the bill relates to the effective date   JUSTIFICATION: Residents who live in certain condominiums, cooperatives or multi-family residences are not afforded the same access to critical information on their water that other users are. These residents receive their water through a master meter and are not considered customers by the water- works corporations. As a result, they do not directly receive any notifications regarding water quality or service interruptions. This bill empowers the public service commission to require waterworks corpo- rations create a process where these residents are able to obtain non- billing related information regarding their water.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: A7282 of 2019-20   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
Go to top

A00949 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           949
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, OTIS -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
        AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to  authorizing  the
          public  service  commission  to  require  water-works  corporations to
          provide certain residents with non-billing related information
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 89-c of the public service law is amended by adding
     2  a new subdivision 17 to read as follows:
     3    17. The commission shall have power to require each water-works corpo-
     4  ration  to  establish a process for residents of any cooperative, condo-
     5  minium or multi-family dwelling with five  or  more  residential  units,
     6  which  uses  a  master  meter  to distribute water to such residents, to
     7  obtain non-billing related information regarding the delivery  of  water
     8  including  but not limited to service updates, water quality notices and
     9  other information deemed essential to water consumers.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04376-01-1
Go to top