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File #: Int 0140-2018    Version: * Name: Community choice aggregation programs.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to a study and plan relating to community choice aggregation programs
Sponsors: Stephen T. Levin, Costa G. Constantinides, Antonio Reynoso, Donovan J. Richards, Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require the department of environmental protection to conduct a feasibility study on the implementation of a community choice aggregation program for energy purchasing by March 1, 2019. If the department determines that such a plan would be feasible and is recommended by the department, then the department will be required to submit an implementation plan to the mayor and speaker by March 1, 2020. The city was authorized to conduct such a program by the public service commission in 2016.
Indexes: Oversight, Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 140, 2. Int. No. 140, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Committee Report 6/24/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/24/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/24/19

Int. No. 140

 

By Council Members Levin, Constantinides, Reynoso, Richards, Rosenthal and Rivera

 

A Local Law in relation to a study and plan relating to community choice aggregation programs

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. a. By March 1, 2019, the department of environmental protection, in consultation with any other relevant agencies or offices, shall conduct, submit electronically to the mayor and the speaker of the council and make publicly available online a study determining the feasibility of implementing in the city one or more community choice aggregation opt-out programs, as described in the order issued by the New York state public service commission on April 20, 2016, relating to such programs. Such study shall include, at a minimum, analyses of potential economic and environmental impacts of implementing one or more such programs in the city and regulatory barriers thereto and shall indicate whether such department recommends implementing such programs.

b. If such department determines that implementing one or more such programs would be feasible and such department recommends implementing such programs, then such department, in consultation with any other relevant agencies or offices, shall, by March 1, 2020, develop, electronically submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council and make publicly available online a plan for implementing one or more such programs in a manner consistent with the findings of such study.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

MG/ARP

LS 9783/Int. 1820-2017

LS 767

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