S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
March 12, 2012
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the powers
and duties of the power authority of the state of New York
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subparagraph 2 and 4 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 17 of
section 1005 of the public authorities law, as added by chapter 477 of
the laws of 2009 and as renumbered by section 16 of Part CC of chapter
60 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as follows:
(2) "Energy-related projects, programs and services" means energy
efficiency projects and services[,]; clean energy technology projects
and services[, and]; RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION OF NEW
SYSTEMS, TECHNOLOGIES AND MATERIALS RELATING TO ENERGY USAGE, STORAGE,
TRANSMISSION AND EFFICIENCY; high performance and sustainable building
programs and services[,]; the construction, installation and/or opera-
tion of facilities or equipment done in connection with any such
projects, programs or services.
(4) "High performance and sustainable building programs and services"
means programs and services related to the CONSTRUCTION, renovation and
retrofitting of buildings through the incorporation of standards, guide-
lines, rating systems, and/or criteria relating to design and building
techniques established by the authority pursuant to this section, which
are addressed to such issues as energy efficiency, energy conservation,
the use of CLEAN OR renewable energy OR FUELS, the reduction of air and
other pollution, and the conservation of materials and resources such as
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.