New York Public Service Law
Sec. § 65-A
Notification to Social Services Officials

The commission shall, to the extent not inconsistent with other requirements of law, establish requirements relating to the notification of an appropriate social services official by a gas corporation, electric corporation or municipality that payment for utility services furnished a person receiving public assistance, supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments pursuant to the social services law has not been made and such person is known by the corporation or municipality to be a recipient of such assistance, benefits or payments. The commission shall consult with the office of temporary and disability assistance in fulfilling the objectives of this section.
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