Bill Text: NY S00260 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to providing Long Island residents water usage information with their bill.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-12-28 - SIGNED CHAP.470 [S00260 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S00260-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 4, 2017
        Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
          -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
          accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
          amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
          providing Long Island residents with water usage information
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
     2  new section 15-1530 to read as follows:
     3  § 15-1530. Long Island water usage information.
     4    In Nassau and Suffolk counties, all water purveyors, either public  or
     5  private,  or  a  water  authority,  with ten thousand or more customers,
     6  shall include water usage information along with  customer  bills.  Such
     7  usage  information shall be specified in both gallons and cubic feet and
     8  at a minimum include:
     9    1. information on year to date usage;
    10    2. a seasonal comparison; and
    11    3. last year's usage for the same time period.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    13  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.