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A00917 Summary:

COSPNSREnglebright, Miller B
Add 121-b, Pub Serv L
Requires certain information to be filed with the department of public service.
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A00917 Actions:

01/09/2017referred to energy
01/24/2017reported referred to ways and means
05/04/2017advanced to third reading cal.261
01/03/2018ordered to third reading cal.63
01/17/2018passed assembly
01/17/2018delivered to senate
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A00917 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Energy
        AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring certain
          information to be filed with department of public service
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new  section
     2  121-b to read as follows:
     3    §  121-b. Filing of certain information.  1. All persons who intend to
     4  construct a gas gathering line or a pipeline facility, shall  file  with
     5  the  department  spatial  mapping  data,  including  but  not limited to
     6  geographic information system  data,  detailing  the  location  of  such
     7  proposed gathering line or pipeline facility.
     8    2.  The  department,  in  consultation with the department of environ-
     9  mental conservation, shall establish and  maintain  a  computer  mapping
    10  system for plotting the location of gathering lines and pipeline facili-
    11  ties.    Such  maps shall overlay locations subject to the provisions of
    12  article twenty-three of the environmental conservation law.
    13    3.  For purposes of this section, the following terms shall  have  the
    14  following meanings:
    15    (a)  "Gathering  line"  means  a  pipeline  that transports gas from a
    16  current production facility to a transmission line, main, or directly to
    17  an end user.
    18    (b) "Pipeline facility" means new and  existing  pipeline,  rights-of-
    19  way,  and  any  related  equipment,  facility,  or building, used in the
    20  transportation of gas, or in the treatment of gas during the  course  of
    21  transportation,  in connection with the production, gathering, treatment
    22  or processing of such gas, but does not include  any:  (i)  transmission
    23  and distribution system operated by a local distribution company subject
    24  to  the  jurisdiction of the commission for purposes of providing retail
    25  utility service; or (ii) transmission pipeline constructed by a  natural
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 917                              2
     1  gas  company  under  the  authority  of  the federal Natural Gas Act (15
     2  U.S.C.A. Section 717 et seq.).  The department shall have the option  to
     3  incorporate any additional information regarding pipeline facilities.
     4    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
     5  it  shall have become a law, provided however, that effective immediate-
     6  ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
     7  necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
     8  authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
     9  effective date.
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