New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter X - Power Authority Of The State Of New York
Part 459 - Procedures For Notice Of Discontinuance Of Electric Service
Section 459.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 12, March 20, 2024

The following words and phrases as used in this Part shall have the following meanings, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context:

(a) Customer means a person, firm or corporation purchasing electric service from a municipality.

(b) Elderly means age 62 or older.

(c) Handicapped means having any physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's life activities, where such person is:

(1) certified as being physically disabled by a licensed physician; or

(2) certified as being mentally disabled by a licensed psychiatrist or registered psychologist.

(d) Utility means a municipal electric or rural electric cooperative system purchasing essentially all of its power requirements from the Power Authority of the State of New York.

(e) Resident means any person residing in a dwelling served by the utility.

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