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  • New York Public Service - Article 1 - the Department of Public Service
    Section 1. Short title. 2. Definitions. 3. Department of public service. 3-a. Transfer of lands. 3-b. Long Island office of the department. 4. The public...
  • New York Public Service - § 1 - Short Title
    This chapter shall be known as the "Public Service Law." Reference in any law to the public service commission law shall mean the public service...
  • New York Public Service - § 2 - Definitions
    1. The term "department" when used in this chapter, means the department of public service, and the term "commission," means the public service commission. 2....
  • New York Public Service - § 3 - Department of Public Service
    The chairman of the public service commission shall be the chief executive officer of the department. He or she shall appoint and shall have the...
  • New York Public Service - § 3-A - Transfer of Lands
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any land, property, right, easement or fee under the jurisdiction of the commission acquired in the name of the...
  • New York Public Service - § 3-B - Long Island Office of the Department
    1. There is hereby established in the department an office to review and make recommendations with respect to the operations and terms and conditions of...
  • New York Public Service - § 4 - The Public Service Commission
    1. There shall be in the department of public service a public service commission, which shall possess the powers and duties hereinafter specified, and also...
  • New York Public Service - § 4-B - Removals
    The governor may remove any public service commissioner, now in office or hereafter appointed, for inefficiency, neglect of duty or misconduct in office, giving him...
  • New York Public Service - § 5 - Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of Public Service Commission
    1. The jurisdiction, supervision, powers and duties of the public service commission shall extend under this chapter: b. To the manufacture, conveying, transportation, sale or...
  • New York Public Service - § 5-B - Corporations Subject to Chapter Although Not Transacting Business
    Corporations formed to acquire property or to transact business which would be subject to the provisions of this chapter, and corporations possessing franchises for any...
  • New York Public Service - § 5-E - Jurisdiction of Commission Over Certain Corporations, Their Operations and Facilities
    1. The commission shall have no jurisdiction, supervision, powers or duties with respect to any corporation which is owned or controlled in whole or in...
  • New York Public Service - § 7 - Organization and Records; Minutes as Evidence; Destruction of Certain Records
    1. The commission shall have a secretary and assistant secretaries to be appointed by the chairman. It shall be the duty of the secretary to...
  • New York Public Service - § 8 - Additional Officers and Employees
    The chairman shall have power to employ such officers, clerks, inspectors, experts and employees, and to make such contracts for special services as he may...
  • New York Public Service - § 9 - Oath of Office; Eligibility of Commissioners and Officers
    Each commissioner and each person appointed to office by the chairman shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe the constitutional...
  • New York Public Service - § 10 - Offices of Commission; Meeting; Stationery, et Cetera
    The principal office of the public service commission shall be in the city of Albany, in rooms designated by the commissioner of general services. The...
  • New York Public Service - § 11 - Quorum; Powers of a Commissioner
    A majority of the duly appointed commissioners shall constitute a quorum and not less than a majority of such commissioners concurring may transact any business,...
  • New York Public Service - § 12 - Counsel to the Commission; Duties
    It shall be the duty of counsel to the commission, subject to the direction of the chairman, to represent and appear for the people of...
  • New York Public Service - § 13 - Expenses
    and disbursements incurred or made by them in the discharge of their official duties.
  • New York Public Service - § 14 - Payment of Salaries and Expenses
    All salaries and expenses of the public service commission shall be paid monthly from the state treasury upon the audit and warrant of the comptroller...
  • New York Public Service - § 15 - Certain Acts Prohibited
    Every commissioner, and every person employed or appointed to office in the department is hereby forbidden and prohibited to solicit, suggest, request or recommend, directly...
  • New York Public Service - § 16 - Reports of Commission
    1. All proceedings of the commission and all documents and records in its possession shall be public records. 2. The commission shall conduct a hearing...
  • New York Public Service - § 17 - Certified Copies of Papers Filed to Be Evidence
    Copies of all official documents and orders filed or deposited according to law in the office of the commission, certified by a commissioner or by...
  • New York Public Service - § 18-A - Costs and Expenses of the Commission and Department and the Assessment of Such Costs and Expenses
    1. All costs and expenses of the department and commission shall be paid pursuant to appropriation on the certification of the chairman of the department...
  • New York Public Service - § 18-C - Refunds by the Commission
    Whenever it appears that any person, firm, corporation or municipal corporation, has paid to the commission fees or other charges in excess of the amount...
  • New York Public Service - § 19 - Attendance of Witnesses and Their Fees
    1. The commission shall have power to issue subpoenas and subpoena duces tecum. All subpoenas shall be signed and issued by a commissioner, by an...
  • New York Public Service - § 20 - Practice Before the Commission; Immunity of Witnesses
    1. All hearings before the commission or a commissioner, or an officer or employee specially authorized to conduct an investigation or hearing, shall be governed...
  • New York Public Service - § 21 - Court Proceedings; Preferences
    All actions and proceedings under this chapter, and all actions and proceedings commenced or prosecuted by order of the commission, and all actions and proceedings...
  • New York Public Service - § 22 - Rehearing Before Commission
    After an order has been made by the commission any corporation or person interested therein shall have the right to apply for a rehearing in...
  • New York Public Service - § 23 - Service and Effect of Orders; Stay
    1. Every order of the commission shall be served upon every person or corporation to be affected thereby, either by personal delivery of a copy...
  • New York Public Service - § 24 - Action to Recover Penalties or Forfeitures
    An action to recover a penalty or a forfeiture under this chapter or to enforce the powers of the commission may be brought in any...
  • New York Public Service - § 24-A - Notice to Be Given to Department of State Prior to Rate Increase
    Public Service § 24-a. Notice to be given to department of state prior to rate increase. 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent general, special or local...
  • New York Public Service - § 24-B - Notice to Be Given Long Island Power Authority Prior to Rate Increase
    1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent general, special or local law or rule or regulation to the contrary, the commission shall to the extent the Long Island...
  • New York Public Service - § 25 - Penalties
    , the act of any director, officer, agent or employee of a public utility company, corporation or person acting within the scope of his or...
  • New York Public Service - § 25-A - Combination Gas and Electric Corporations; Administrative Sanctions; Recovery of Penalties
    Notwithstanding sections twenty-four and twenty-five of this article: 1. Every combination gas and electric corporation and the officers thereof shall adhere to every provision of...
  • New York Public Service - § 26 - Enforcement Proceedings
    Whenever the commission shall be of the opinion that a public utility company, corporation or person and the officers, agents or employees thereof is failing...