assembly Bill A5060E

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014

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Jun 10, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 03, 2014 amended on third reading 5060e
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.224
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2013 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 17, 2013 amended on third reading 5060d
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.193
rules report cal.193
reported
Jun 06, 2013 amend and recommit to rules 5060c
Jun 04, 2013 reported referred to rules
May 30, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
May 16, 2013 print number 5060b
May 16, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to energy
May 13, 2013 print number 5060a
May 13, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to energy
Feb 15, 2013 referred to energy

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A5060 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060 - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5060

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, the public authorities  law  and
  the tax law, in relation to establishing a solar incentive program and
  related tax credits

  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
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. SOLAR INCENTIVE PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "ELECTRIC  DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN INVESTOR-OWNED ELECTRIC
CORPORATION THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS  STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND
  (B) "QUALIFIED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING SYSTEM" MEANS A SYSTEM OF
COMPONENTS OWNED OR DEVELOPED BY AN ENTITY OTHER THAN A PUBLIC AUTHORITY
OR  AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY AND THAT GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM
SUNLIGHT BY MEANS OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT, WHETHER OR NOT THE  DEVICE
IS  COUPLED  WITH  A  DEVICE  CAPABLE OF STORING THE ENERGY PRODUCED FOR
LATER USE THAT IS (I) INSTALLED AND OPERATED IN NEW  YORK  STATE  WITHIN
ONE  OF  THE  SERVICE TERRITORIES OF AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY AS
DEFINED IN THIS SECTION, AND (II) INSTALLED  AFTER  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
  2.  WITHIN  FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE
COMMISSION SHALL COMMENCE THE  CONSIDERATION  OF  MODIFICATIONS  TO  ITS
EXISTING  PROGRAMS  THAT  ENCOURAGE  THE  DEVELOPMENT OF QUALIFIED SOLAR
PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING SYSTEMS AND, NO LATER THAN  JANUARY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND  FOURTEEN, THE COMMISSION SHALL MAKE A DETERMINATION ESTABLISH-
ING MODIFICATIONS TO ITS EXISTING PROGRAMS THAT ENCOURAGE  THE  DEVELOP-
MENT  OF  QUALIFIED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING SYSTEMS IN CONFORMANCE
WITH THIS SECTION. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE
ENERGY  RESEARCH  AND  DEVELOPMENT  AUTHORITY  IN THE PREPARATION OF ITS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-01-3

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A5060A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060A - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5060--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, MILLMAN, BRINDISI, ABINANTI,
  OTIS,  LIFTON,  THIELE, QUART, LUPARDO, STIRPE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, GOTT-
  FRIED, GABRYSZAK, PEOPLES-STOKES, COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  TITONE,   LAVINE,  SANTABARBARA,  MAGNARELLI,  COOK,  STECK,  SCHIMEL,
  PAULIN, RAIA, JOHNS, BORELLI, KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL,  BUCHWALD,
  SIMANOWITZ,  KAVANAGH,  MAISEL, GUNTHER, MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of A.  BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  CERETTO,  CLARK,
  CROUCH,  DUPREY,  FAHY, GALEF, GIBSON, GLICK, JACOBS, P. LOPEZ, MAGEE,
  McDONALD, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, RIVERA,  ROBINSON,  WALTER,
  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Energy --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to establishing a solar incentive program

  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
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. SOLAR INCENTIVE PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN  INVESTOR-OWNED  ELECTRIC
CORPORATION  THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND
  (B) "QUALIFIED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING SYSTEM" MEANS A SYSTEM OF
COMPONENTS OWNED OR DEVELOPED BY AN ENTITY OTHER THAN A PUBLIC AUTHORITY
OR AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY AND THAT GENERATES ELECTRICITY  FROM
SUNLIGHT  BY MEANS OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT, WHETHER OR NOT THE DEVICE
IS COUPLED WITH A DEVICE CAPABLE OF  STORING  THE  ENERGY  PRODUCED  FOR
LATER  USE  THAT  IS (I) INSTALLED AND OPERATED IN NEW YORK STATE WITHIN
ONE OF THE SERVICE TERRITORIES OF AN ELECTRIC  DISTRIBUTION  COMPANY  AS
DEFINED  IN  THIS  SECTION,  AND (II) INSTALLED AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FOURTEEN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-02-3

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A5060B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060B - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5060--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, MILLMAN, BRINDISI, ABINANTI,
  OTIS,  LIFTON,  THIELE, QUART, LUPARDO, STIRPE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, GOTT-
  FRIED, GABRYSZAK, PEOPLES-STOKES, COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  TITONE,   LAVINE,  SANTABARBARA,  MAGNARELLI,  COOK,  STECK,  SCHIMEL,
  PAULIN, RAIA, JOHNS, BORELLI, KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL,  BUCHWALD,
  SIMANOWITZ,  KAVANAGH,  MAISEL, GUNTHER, MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of A.  BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  CERETTO,  CLARK,
  CROUCH,  DUPREY,  FAHY, GALEF, GIBSON, GLICK, JACOBS, P. LOPEZ, MAGEE,
  McDONALD, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, RIVERA,  ROBINSON,  WALTER,
  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Energy --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to establishing a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "NY Sun Act of 2013".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-n to
read as follows:
  S 66-N. SOLAR INCENTIVE AND FINANCING PROGRAM.  1.  AS  USED  IN  THIS
SECTION:
  (A)  "ELECTRIC  DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN INVESTOR-OWNED ELECTRIC
CORPORATION THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS  STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND
  (B) "QUALIFIED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING SYSTEM" MEANS A SYSTEM OF
COMPONENTS  THAT  GENERATES  ELECTRICITY  FROM  SUNLIGHT BY MEANS OF THE
PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT, WHETHER OR NOT THE DEVICE IS COUPLED WITH A  DEVICE
CAPABLE  OF  STORING  THE  ENERGY  PRODUCED  FOR  LATER USE, THAT IS (I)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-04-3

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A5060C - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060C - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5060--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, MILLMAN, BRINDISI, ABINANTI,
  OTIS,  LIFTON,  THIELE, QUART, LUPARDO, STIRPE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, GOTT-
  FRIED, GABRYSZAK, PEOPLES-STOKES, COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  TITONE,   LAVINE,  SANTABARBARA,  MAGNARELLI,  COOK,  STECK,  SCHIMEL,
  PAULIN, RAIA, JOHNS, BORELLI, KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL,  BUCHWALD,
  SIMANOWITZ,  KAVANAGH,  MAISEL,  GUNTHER,  MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT,
  PERRY, BENEDETTO, MOYA, DINOWITZ, BRAUNSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
  M.  of  A.  BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  CERETTO,  CLARK, CROUCH, DUPREY, FAHY,
  GALEF, GIBSON, GLICK, JACOBS, P. LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McDONALD,  McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN,  RIVERA,  ROBINSON, SOLAGES, WALTER, WEINSTEIN,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Energy  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means
  --  reported and referred to the Committee on Codes -- Rules Committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  establishing  a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "NY Sun Act of 2013".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-n to
read as follows:
  S  66-N.  SOLAR  INCENTIVE  AND  FINANCING PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN  INVESTOR-OWNED  ELECTRIC
CORPORATION  THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-05-3

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Multi-Sponsors

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A5060D - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060D - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060D - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5060--D
                                                           R. R. 193

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, MILLMAN, BRINDISI, ABINANTI,
  OTIS,  LIFTON,  THIELE, QUART, LUPARDO, STIRPE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, GOTT-
  FRIED, GABRYSZAK, PEOPLES-STOKES, COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  TITONE,   LAVINE,  SANTABARBARA,  MAGNARELLI,  COOK,  STECK,  SCHIMEL,
  PAULIN, RAIA, JOHNS, BORELLI, KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL,  BUCHWALD,
  SIMANOWITZ,  KAVANAGH,  MAISEL,  GUNTHER,  MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT,
  PERRY, BENEDETTO, MOYA, DINOWITZ, BRAUNSTEIN,  MARKEY  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CERETTO, CLARK, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  FAHY,  GALEF,  GIBSON, GLICK, JACOBS, P. LOPEZ, MAGEE, McDONALD, McDO-
  NOUGH, McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, RIVERA, ROBINSON, SOLAGES, WALTER,  WEIN-
  STEIN, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Energy
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Ways  and
  Means  --  reported  and  referred  to the Committee on Codes -- Rules
  Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to the Committee on Rules -- amended on the special order
  of third reading, ordered reprinted as amended, retaining its place on
  the special order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  establishing  a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "NY Sun Act of 2013".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-n to
read as follows:
  S  66-N.  SOLAR  INCENTIVE  AND  FINANCING PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-07-3

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A5060E (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6776, S569
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A5060E (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York sun act of 2014; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A5060E (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5060--E
                                                        Cal. No. 224

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, MILLMAN, BRINDISI, ABINANTI,
  OTIS,  LIFTON,  THIELE, QUART, LUPARDO, STIRPE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, GOTT-
  FRIED,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,  TITONE,
  LAVINE,  SANTABARBARA, MAGNARELLI, COOK, STECK, SCHIMEL, PAULIN, RAIA,
  JOHNS, BORELLI,  KEARNS,  SKOUFIS,  ROSENTHAL,  BUCHWALD,  SIMANOWITZ,
  KAVANAGH, GUNTHER, MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT, PERRY, BENEDETTO, MOYA,
  DINOWITZ,  BRAUNSTEIN,  MARKEY, AUBRY, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A.   BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CERETTO,  CLARK,  CROUCH,  DUPREY,  FAHY,
  GALEF,  GLICK,  JACOBS,  LENTOL, P. LOPEZ, MAGEE, McDONALD, McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT, McLAUGHLIN, RIVERA, ROBINSON,  RODRIGUEZ,  SOLAGES,  WALTER,
  WEINSTEIN,  WEISENBERG  --  read once and referred to the Committee on
  Energy -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said
  committee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommit-
  ted  to  said  committee  -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Ways and Means -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Codes  --
  Rules Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and  recommitted  to  the Committee on Rules -- amended on the special
  order of third reading, ordered reprinted as  amended,  retaining  its
  place  on  the  special  order of third reading -- advanced to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  on  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to establishing a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "NY Sun Act of 2014".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-n to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04599-08-4

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