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A04403 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 14, 2023
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  clarifying  how
          certain  non-billing  information  regarding  the delivery of water is
          disclosed to residents of cooperatives, condominiums  or  multi-family
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 17 of section 89-c of the public  service  law,
     2  as  added  by  chapter  191  of  the laws of 2021, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    17. The commission shall [have  power  to]  require  each  water-works
     5  corporation  to  establish  a  process for residents of any cooperative,
     6  condominium or multi-family  dwelling  with  five  or  more  residential
     7  units,  which uses a master meter to distribute water to such residents,
     8  to obtain non-billing  related  information  in  the  same  manner  that
     9  customers  of  such water-works corporation are entitled to receive such
    10  information regarding the delivery of water including but not limited to
    11  service updates, water quality  notices  and  other  information  deemed
    12  essential  to water consumers.  The commission shall require each water-
    13  works corporation to identify all cooperatives, condominiums  or  multi-
    14  family  dwellings with five or more residential units which use a master
    15  meter within their territory, and such  water-works  corporation  shall,
    16  initially  and  periodically  thereafter,  provide written notice to all
    17  residents in the identified cooperatives, condominiums  or  multi-family
    18  dwellings  with  five or more residential units which use a master meter
    19  within their territory of  the  option  to  obtain  non-billing  related
    20  information about their water service. Such written notice shall include
    21  an  option  for  such  resident  to  provide  contact  information and a
    22  preferred method of contact of the resident for purposes  of  disclosing
    23  non-billing related information.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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