New York Public Service Law
Rates Charged Veteran Organizations, Religious Bodies and Community Residences
76. Rates charged veteran organizations, religious bodies and community residences. No gas corporation, electric corporation or municipality shall, directly or indirectly, charge, demand, collect or receive from any post or hall owned or leased by a not-for-profit corporation that is a veterans organization, or corporation or association organized and conducted in good faith for religious purposes, including the operation by such corporation or association of a school, notwithstanding that secular subjects are taught at such school, or from a community residence as defined in subdivision twenty-eight, twenty-eight-a or twenty-eight-b of section 1.03 of the mental hygiene law, provided, however, that such residence shall be operated by a not-for-profit corporation and if supervisory staff is on site on a twenty-four hour per day basis, that the residence provides living accommodations for fourteen or fewer residents, a rate, regardless of the type of service offered, for any gas or electric service utilized exclusively in connection with such veteran organization or for such religious purposes or utilized exclusively at such community residence greater than the rates or charges charged, demanded, collected or received by such gas corporation, electric corporation or municipality from domestic consumers receiving single-phase service within the same village, town or municipality.