senate Bill S1228A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2016

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Jan 11, 2012 print number 1228a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1228 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §231, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4237

S1228 - Summary

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2017.

S1228 - Sponsor Memo

S1228 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1228

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring all set
  top  boxes  provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service
  providers to comply with Energy Star guidelines

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
231 to read as follows:
  S 231. ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOXES. 1. NO LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  SIXTEEN, ALL SET TOP BOXES PROVIDED BY CABLE, SATELLITE, TELE-
COM OR INTERNET PROTOCOL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO CONSUMERS LOCATED  IN  THE
STATE SHALL COMPLY WITH FEDERAL ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOX PRODUCT SPECIFI-
CATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.
  2.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "ENERGY STAR" MEANS A DESIG-
NATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR DEPART-
MENT OF ENERGY INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT  MEETS  THE  ENERGY  EFFICIENCY
STANDARDS  SET  FORTH  BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE ENERGY STAR
PROGRAM; AND
  (B) "SET TOP BOX" MEANS A CABLE, SATELLITE, TELECOM OR INTERNET PROTO-
COL OR OTHER DEVICE, THE PRIMARY FUNCTION OF WHICH IS TO  RECEIVE  TELE-
VISION  SIGNALS  FROM  A  SPECIFIC  SOURCE  AND TRANSMIT OR DELIVER SUCH
SIGNALS TO A CONSUMER DISPLAY AND/OR RECORDING DEVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00667-01-1

S1228A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §231, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4237

S1228A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2017.

S1228A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1228A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1228--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring all set
  top  boxes  provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service
  providers to comply with Energy Star guidelines

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
231 to read as follows:
  S 231. ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOXES. 1. NO LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN,  ALL  SET  TOP  BOXES PROVIDED BY CABLE, SATELLITE,
TELECOM OR INTERNET PROTOCOL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO CONSUMERS  LOCATED  IN
THE  STATE  SHALL  COMPLY  WITH  FEDERAL ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOX PRODUCT
SPECIFICATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
AGENCY AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "ENERGY STAR" MEANS A  DESIG-
NATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR DEPART-
MENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING  THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY
STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH  THE  ENERGY  STAR
PROGRAM; AND
  (B) "SET TOP BOX" MEANS A CABLE, SATELLITE, TELECOM OR INTERNET PROTO-
COL  OR  OTHER DEVICE, THE PRIMARY FUNCTION OF WHICH IS TO RECEIVE TELE-
VISION SIGNALS FROM A SPECIFIC  SOURCE  AND  TRANSMIT  OR  DELIVER  SUCH
SIGNALS TO A CONSUMER DISPLAY AND/OR RECORDING DEVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00667-02-2

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