assembly Bill A6766

Vetoed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes a small business energy assistance and advocacy services program

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 18, 2010 tabled
vetoed memo.6803
Sep 07, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 22, 2010 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1087
substituted for s5942
Jun 07, 2010 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 18, 2010 advanced to third reading cal.741
Mar 16, 2010 reported
Mar 15, 2010 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2010 referred to small business
Jun 02, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 12, 2009 referred to small business

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A6766 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5942
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-a, Ec Dev L; add §24-c, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A235, S2822
2013-2014: A6640, S2057
2015-2016: A2521
2017-2018: A188
2019-2020: A1483

A6766 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a small business energy assistance and advocacy services program as part of the division of small business to assist small businesses in accessing energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy programs available through public and private sources; requires notice to be given to the division of small business prior to any rate increase; makes related provisions.

A6766 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6766

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 12, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LATIMER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Small Business

AN ACT to amend the economic development law and the public service law,
  in relation to small business energy assistance and advocacy services

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The legislature hereby finds and declares that rising ener-
gy  costs present a significant barrier to the economic viability of New
York's small businesses, a crucial sector of the state's economy.  Small
businesses  can  least  afford the time and cost associated with seeking
opportunities to conserve energy, utilize energy efficient products  and
processes  and gain access to renewable sources of energy. The viability
of small businesses and the overall economic and environmental status of
New York state will  be  enhanced  by  the  development,  expansion  and
promotion  of  accessible  and affordable programs to assist small busi-
nesses in energy conservation, energy efficiency, and increased  use  of
renewable  resources, and by ensuring equitable treatment of small busi-
nesses in the proceedings of energy-related regulatory agencies.
  The legislature hereby establishes a small business energy  assistance
and advocacy services program as part of the division for small business
within  the  New York state department of economic development to assist
small businesses in accessing energy conservation, energy efficiency and
renewable energy programs available through public and private  sources,
and  to  advocate  for the initiation and expansion of such programs and
for equitable treatment of small businesses  in  regulatory  proceedings
related to energy.
  S  2.  The economic development law is amended by adding a new section
138-a to read as follows:
  S 138-A.  SMALL  BUSINESS  ENERGY  ASSISTANCE  AND  ADVOCACY  SERVICES
PROGRAM.    1.  THERE  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DIVISION A SMALL
BUSINESS ENERGY ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICES PROGRAM.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10175-01-9

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