assembly Bill A5603

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to updating the state energy conservation construction code

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A5603 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-101, 11-101 & 11-103, add §11-111, Energy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10288
2011-2012: A5533
2015-2016: A3077
2017-2018: A6676
2019-2020: A5708

A5603 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to updating the state energy conservation construction code.

A5603 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5603

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the energy law, in relation to updating the state energy
  conservation construction code

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  3-101  of the energy law, as
amended by chapter 820 of the laws of 1976, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision 2-a is added to read as follows:
  2.  to encourage conservation of energy in the construction and opera-
tion of new commercial, industrial, and residential  buildings,  and  in
the  rehabilitation  of  existing  structures, through heating, cooling,
ventilation, lighting, insulation and design techniques and the  use  of
energy  audits  and life-cycle costing analysis, AND THROUGH OTHER TECH-
NIQUES REQUIRED OR AUTHORIZED BY THE MOST  RECENTLY  PUBLISHED  INTERNA-
TIONAL   ENERGY  CONSERVATION  CODE  AND  THE  MOST  RECENTLY  PUBLISHED
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA STANDARD 90.1;
  2-A. TO PROVIDE FOR A STATE ENERGY CODE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, AND
FOR THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SUCH CODE  IN  A  MANNER  THAT
ACHIEVES COMPLIANCE WITH SUCH CODE IN AT LEAST NINETY PERCENT OF NEW AND
RENOVATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SPACE IN THE STATE SUBJECT TO SUCH CODE;
  S  2.  Section  11-101 of the energy law, as amended by chapter 516 of
the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  S 11-101. Purpose.  In furtherance of the policy set forth in subdivi-
sion two of section  3-101  of  this  chapter,  the  legislature  hereby
directs that a state energy conservation construction code be adopted to
protect  the  health, safety and security of the people of the state and
to assure a continuing supply of energy for future generations and  that
such  code  mandate  that  [economically] reasonable energy conservation
techniques be used in the design and  construction  of  all  public  and
private buildings in the state.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09382-01-3