|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 08, 2010||reported and committed to finance|
|May 20, 2010||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S7883
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S7883 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7883 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Implements the empire propane education and research act; authorizes the creation of certain propane education programs; requires the creation of an empire propane education and research council; enumerates the duties and purposes of the empire propane education and research council.
S7883 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7883 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the energy law, in relation to implementing the empire propane education and research act PURPOSE : This legislation would establish the Empire Propane Education and Research Act (PERC) funded through a voluntary fee of 1/10th of one cent assessed on companies which odorize propane with Ethyl Mercaptan intended for sale in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one of the bill adds a new Article 14 to the Energy Law to establish the Empire Propane Education and Research Act (PERC). JUSTIFICATION : Under the Federal Propane Education and Research Act (Federal PERC), in 1599 New York State received one-fifth or about $40,000 for purposes specified in the Federal Act--education, safety training, consumer awareness and research and development. Empire PERC would make more money available for instate projects, including increased training of industry, fire personnel and local code officials, distributed power such as fuel cells, turbines and alternate fuel automotive demonstrations. Empire PERC will cost the state nothing --
S7883 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7883 I N S E N A T E May 20, 2010 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the energy law, in relation to implementing the empire propane education and research act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The energy law is amended by adding a new article 14 to read as follows: ARTICLE 14 EMPIRE PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ACT SECTION 14-101. SHORT TITLE. 14-102. DEFINITIONS. 14-103. REFERENDUM; CREATION AND TERMINATION OF A PROGRAM. 14-104. EMPIRE PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COUNCIL. 14-105. ASSESSMENTS. 14-106. COMPLIANCE. 14-107. LOBBYING RESTRICTIONS. 14-108. PRICING. 14-109. RELATION TO OTHER PROGRAMS. S 14-101. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE EMPIRE PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ACT. S 14-102. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE REQUIRES: 1. "COUNCIL" MEANS AN EMPIRE PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COUNCIL CREATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 14-104 OF THIS ARTICLE; 2. "PRESIDENT" MEANS THE CHAIRMAN OF NYSERDA OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE; 3. "EDUCATION" MEANS ANY ACTION TO PROVIDE INFORMATION REGARDING PROPANE, PROPANE EQUIPMENT, MECHANICAL AND TECHNICAL PRACTICES, AND PROPANE USES TO CONSUMERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE PROPANE INDUSTRY; 4. "INDUSTRY" MEANS THOSE PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION, TRANS- PORTATION, AND SALE OF PROPANE, AND THE MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF PROPANE UTILIZATION EQUIPMENT; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00758-01-9
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