|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|Apr 05, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S82
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S82 - Details
S82 - Summary
Enacts energy efficiency standards for televisions, beginning January 1, 2012; amends definition of television and adds other, related definitions.
S82 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S82 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the energy law, in relation to increasing the energy efficiency of televisions PURPOSE: To establish energy efficiency guidelines for televisions, which would mandate greater energy efficiency in television manufacturing, and reduce consumer energy costs, carbon dioxide emissions, and the burden placed on the power grid. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds three new subdivisions to section 16-102 of the energy law to define combination television, component television, and television monitor. Section 2: Amends subdivision 33 of section 16-102 of the energy law to update the definition of television (TV). Section 3: Adds new section 16-110 to the energy law to mandate new energy efficiency standards for televisions. The applied standards are tiered so that those manufactured on or after January 1, 2012, will be subject to the first round of energy efficiency standards, and those manufactured on or after January I, 2014, will be subject
S82 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 82 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 increasing the energy efficiency of televisions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 16-102 of the energy law is amended by adding three new subdivisions 7-a, 10-a and 33-a to read as follows: 7-A. "COMBINATION TELEVISION" MEANS A SYSTEM IN WHICH A TELEVISION OR TELEVISION MONITOR AND AN ADDITIONAL DEVICE OR DEVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A DVD PLAYER, AN HDD PLAYER OR A VCR, ARE COMBINED INTO A SINGLE UNIT AND INCLUDED IN THE TELEVISION CASING. 10-A. "COMPONENT TELEVISION" MEANS A TELEVISION COMPOSED OF TWO OR MORE SEPARATE COMPONENTS (E.G. SEPARATE DISPLAY DEVICE AND TUNER) MARKETED AND SOLD AS A TELEVISION UNDER ONE MODEL OR SYSTEM DESIGNATION. THE SYSTEM MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE POWER CORD. 33-A. "TELEVISION MONITOR" MEANS A TELEVISION THAT DOES NOT HAVE AN INTERNAL TUNER, RECEIVER, OR PLAYBACK DEVICE. S 2. Subdivision 33 of section 16-102 of the energy law, as added by chapter 431 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 33. "Television (TV)" means [a commercially available electronic prod- uct consisting of a tuner/receiver and a monitor encased in a single housing, which is designed to receive and display an analog or digital video television signal broadcast by an antenna, satellite, cable, or broadband source. "Television" does not include multifunction TVs which have VCR, DVD, DVR, or EPG functions] AN ANALOG OR DIGITAL DEVICE DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR THE DISPLAY AND RECEPTION OF A TERRESTRIAL, SATELLITE, CABLE INTERNET PROTOCOL TV (IPTV) OR OTHER BROADCAST OR RECORDED TRANSMISSION OF ANALOG OR DIGITAL SIGNALS. TELEVISIONS INCLUDE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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