Bill Text: NY A07052 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Subjects the Long Island Power Authority and power purchase agreements with third parties to the provisions of the freedom of information law.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-04 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A07052 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07052-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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            S. 5055                                                  A. 7052
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                      April 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed,  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and
          Telecommunications
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
          to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the applica-
          bility of the freedom of information law  to  the  Long  Island  Power
          Authority and the disclosure of third party power purchase agreements
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.   Sections 1020-kk,  1020-ll  and  1020-ll  of  the  public
     2  authorities law, 1020-kk and 1020-ll as renumbered by chapter 520 of the
     3  laws  of  2018,  and 1020-ll as renumbered by chapter 415 of the laws of
     4  2017, are renumbered sections 1020-xx, 1020-yy and  1020-zz  and  a  new
     5  section 1020-kk is added to read as follows:
     6    §  1020-kk.  Authority  subject to freedom of information law. 1.  The
     7  authority shall be subject to the  provisions  of  article  six  of  the
     8  public officers law relating to the freedom of information law.
     9    2.  Power  purchase  agreements with third parties shall be subject to
    10  full disclosure. The authority shall make such contracts  available  for
    11  public  inspection  and  copying. The authority shall not determine that
    12  such agreements are exempt from disclosure in full or in part,  pursuant
    13  to  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  two  of section eighty-seven of the
    14  public officers law.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10428-01-9
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