senate Bill S1067

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires alternative fuels to be available along the thruway

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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S1067 - Details

Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-103, add §5-129, Energy L; amd §354, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1938B

S1067 - Summary

Requires alternative fuels to be available for public use along the New York state thruway after November 1, 2012 and to provide each recommended alternative fuel at least every one hundred twenty miles on both sides of the thruway; defines "alternative fuel".

S1067 - Sponsor Memo

S1067 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1067

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, BONACIC, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  PERKINS, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommunications

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law  and the public authorities law, in
  relation to the availability of alternative fuels along the  New  York
  state thruway

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

  Section 1. Section 1-103 of the energy law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  "ALTERNATIVE  FUEL"  SHALL  MEAN  ETHANOL, METHANOL, NATURAL GAS,
PROPANE, ELECTRICITY (INCLUDING ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR  ENERGY),  HYDRO-
GEN,  AND  ANY OTHER FUEL IDENTIFIED WHICH IS SUBSTANTIALLY NOT PETROLE-
UM-BASED, WHICH IS CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF  PROTECTING  THE  SAFETY
AND HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC AND MINIMIZING EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS, AND
WHICH  IS  CONSISTENT  WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE  FEDERAL  ALTERNATIVE  FUEL
REQUIREMENTS.
  S 2. The energy law is amended by adding a new section 5-129  to  read
as follows:
  S  5-129.  ALTERNATIVE  FUELS.   STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY WITH A LIST
OF THE MOST FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE FUELS, WHICH SHALL NUMBER NO FEWER THAN
THREE, AND ASSIST THE AUTHORITY  IN  IMPLEMENTING  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF
SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
  S  3.  Subdivision 10 of section 354 of the public authorities law, as
amended by chapter 766 of the laws  of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  10.  To  construct,  reconstruct  or  improve  on or along the thruway
system in the  manner  herein  provided,  suitable  facilities  for  gas
stations,  restaurants, and other facilities for the public, or to lease
the right to construct, reconstruct or improve and operate such  facili-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02117-01-1

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