Bill Text: NY A03819 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Requires certain commissioners to have certain education and training to be appointed to the public service commission.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-2)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-05 - print number 3819a [A03819 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03819-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 31, 2019

        Introduced   by   M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  BENEDETTO,  COOK,  GALEF,  JAFFEE,
          M. G. MILLER, L. ROSENTHAL, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
          referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
          -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
          and recommitted to said committee

        AN  ACT  to amend the public service law, in relation to the appointment
          of members of the public service commission

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

     1    Section  1. Section 4 of the public service law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
     3    4. Any commissioner appointed on or after  July  first,  two  thousand
     4  twenty,  pursuant to this section shall have education and training, and
     5  three or more years of experience  in  one  or  more  of  the  following
     6  fields:  economics,  engineering,  law, accounting, business management,
     7  utility regulation, public policy, consumer  advocacy  or  environmental
     8  management.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    10  it shall have become a law.

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