N.Y. Public Service Law Section 65-B
Service to persons applying for or receiving public assistance, supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments


No gas corporation, electric corporation or municipality shall refuse to supply or to continue to supply utility services to any person who has applied for or is receiving public assistance, supplemental security income benefits, or additional state payments pursuant to the social services law, solely on the grounds that there may be money due to the utility corporation or municipality for services previously furnished to such person, if the utility corporation or municipality receives, or is entitled to receive, a direct payment or receives a guarantee of payment from a social services district.

Source: Section 65-B — Service to persons applying for or receiving public assistance, supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBS/65-B (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

64
Application of article
65
Safe and adequate service
65‑A
Notification to social services officials
65‑B
Service to persons applying for or receiving public assistance, supplemental security income benefits or additional state payments
66
General powers of commission in respect to gas and electricity
66‑A
Conservation of gas, declaration of policy, delegation of power
66‑B
Continuation of gas service
66‑C
Conservation of energy
66‑D
Contract carrier authorization
66‑E
Monitoring of natural gas procurement
66‑F
Purchase and procurement of natural gas at lowest available price
66‑G
Sale of indigenous natural gas for generation of electricity
66‑H
Certain electric corporations
66‑J
Net energy metering for residential solar, farm waste, non-residential solar electric generating systems, micro-combined heat and power g...
66‑K
Allowance credit trading or sales
66‑L
Net energy metering for residential, farm service and non-residential wind electric generating systems
66‑M
Green jobs-green New York on-bill recovery
66‑N
Net metering study
66‑O
Electric vehicle charging tariff
66‑P
Establishment of a renewable energy program
66‑Q
Gas and electric billing information for residential rental premises
66‑R
Requirements for certain renewable energy systems
66‑S
Electric vehicle charging
66‑T
Thermal energy network development
66‑T*2
Registration of energy brokers and energy consultants
66‑U
Gas safety reports
66‑V
Requirements for certain climate risk-related and energy transition projects
66‑W
Finality of charges
67
Inspection of gas and electric meters
67‑A
Charges for past services
68
Certificate of public convenience and necessity
68‑A
Statements of nature and extent of interests to be filed upon request
69
Approval of issues of stock, bonds and other forms of indebtedness
69‑A
Reorganizations
70
Transfer of franchises or stocks
70‑A
Street lights
71
Complaints as to quality and price of gas and electricity
72
Notice and hearing
72‑A
Increased fuel costs
73
Compensation to customers experiencing widespread prolonged outages
73‑A
Prioritization of emergency services
74
Energy storage deployment policy
74‑A
Westchester county renewable energy and energy efficiency resources program
74‑B
Long Island community choice aggregation programs
75
Defense in case of excessive charges for gas or electricity
76
Rates charged veteran organizations, religious bodies and community residences
77
Powers of local officers

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 65-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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