Provides that the public service commission require any utility subject to the provisions of the public service law to repair and restore to its original condition any roadway of this state that it disturbs or destroys while maintaining its respective service.
STATE OF NEW YORK
January 19, 2022
Introduced by M. of A. DARLING -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring utili-
ties to repair certain roadways
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 5 of the public service law is amended by adding a
2 new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
3 7. The commission shall require any utility subject to the provisions
4 of this chapter to repair and restore to its original condition any
5 state or local highway located in a city, county, town or village
6 outside of a city with a population of one million or more, that it
7 disturbs or destroys while maintaining its respective service.
8 § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
9 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
10 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
11 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
12 completed on or before such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.