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Meeting Name: Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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T2022-1025 *   Oversight - Con Edison Price IncreasesOversight    Not available Not available
T2022-1353 *Adrienne E. Adams  Creation of an office of the utility advocate within the department of consumer and worker protection.IntroductionThis bill would establish an Office of the Utility Advocate within the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection. The Office would be charged with receiving feedback from City customers on their utility providers; advocating for utility customers to utility companies, the New York State Public Service Commission and any other entity with jurisdiction over the utility companies; assisting utility customers with accessing financial help to pay their utility bills; and educating City utility customers on their rights and methods to lower their utility bills. The Office would also be required to submit an annual report summarizing the issues experienced by utility customers and rating the performance of Con Ed and National Grid during the previous period; making recommendations on government action to help ensure utility companies better serve the public; and providing information on the communications received from the public about their utility services.   Not available Not available
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T2022-1357 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  New York State to increase the number of Commissioners on the Public Service Commission and permit New York City to appoint two of its Commissioners.Resolution    Not available Not available
T2022-1361 *Sandra Ung  Expand financial relief programs to assist City residents struggling to pay their utility bills.Resolution    Not available Not available
T2022-1358 *Marjorie Velázquez  Consolidated Edison to improve communication with City residents about increases in utility costsResolution    Not available Not available