senate Bill S82

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts energy efficiency standards for televisions

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Apr 05, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

S82 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5586
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16-102, add §16-110, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7363, A9387

S82 - Summary

Enacts energy efficiency standards for televisions, beginning January 1, 2012; amends definition of television and adds other, related definitions.

S82 - Sponsor Memo

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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