senate Bill S1081A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides grants and low interest loans to dairy farms who make energy efficient improvements

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2014 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.929
Jan 27, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2014 print number 1081b
amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2013 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2013 amended on third reading 1081a
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.303
Feb 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S1081B
36
1
committee
36
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 27, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1081B
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 27, 2014

Apr 16, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S1081
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 4, 2013 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1081
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2013

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

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S1081 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4021A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Add §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3126A, A5145A
2009-2010: S5429, A7880

S1081 - Summary

Creates the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program; provides grants and low interest loans to dairy farms who make energy efficient improvements.

S1081 - Sponsor Memo

S1081 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1081

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI, LARKIN, SEWARD -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to creating the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings.   The legislature  hereby  finds  and
declares  that  due to their remote locations at the end of the electric
grid infrastructure, farms are more difficult  to  service  by  electric
utilities.    Strengthening  the  energy systems of individual farms and
developing micro-grids in remote areas will enhance  the  overall  reli-
ability  of  the  electric  system.   The legislature further finds that
assisting dairy farms with high  efficiency  lighting,  high  efficiency
pumping and cooling equipment, and other energy management systems, will
result  in  significant  energy  savings and increased milk yields.  The
legislature hereby declares that providing low  cost  tools  to  farmers
will  help  them  become  more  efficient and reduce their cost of doing
business.  Advancing new technologies will also help to  accelerate  the
development  of  the  energy  services  industry, thus providing new and
expanded job opportunities for New Yorkers.
  Therefore, the legislature seeks to provide funds to encourage  energy
efficient dairy farms through grants and low interest loans for approved
projects to stimulate the New York state dairy industry.
  S  2.  Section  1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the
New York state urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a
new section 16-v to read as follows:
  S 16-V. DAIRY FARM IMPROVED ENERGY EFFICIENCY  PROGRAM.    1.    DEFI-
NITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02257-01-3

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S1081A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4021A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Add §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3126A, A5145A
2009-2010: S5429, A7880

S1081A - Summary

Creates the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program; provides grants and low interest loans to dairy farms who make energy efficient improvements.

S1081A - Sponsor Memo

S1081A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1081--A
    Cal. No. 303

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  GALLIVAN,  GRISANTI,  LARKIN,  O'BRIEN,
  O'MARA, RITCHIE, SAVINO, SEWARD,  YOUNG  --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corpo-
  rations, Authorities and Commissions -- reported favorably  from  said
  committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to creating the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings.   The legislature  hereby  finds  and
declares  that  due to their remote locations at the end of the electric
grid infrastructure, farms are more difficult  to  service  by  electric
utilities.    Strengthening  the  energy systems of individual farms and
developing micro-grids in remote areas will enhance  the  overall  reli-
ability  of  the  electric  system.   The legislature further finds that
assisting dairy farms with high  efficiency  lighting,  high  efficiency
pumping and cooling equipment, and other energy management systems, will
result  in  significant  energy  savings and increased milk yields.  The
legislature hereby declares that providing low  cost  tools  to  farmers
will  help  them  become  more  efficient and reduce their cost of doing
business.  Advancing new technologies will also help to  accelerate  the
development  of  the  energy  services  industry, thus providing new and
expanded job opportunities for New Yorkers.
  Therefore, the legislature seeks to provide funds to encourage  energy
efficient dairy farms through grants and low interest loans for approved
projects to stimulate the New York state dairy industry.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02257-02-3

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S1081B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4021A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Add §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3126A, A5145A
2009-2010: S5429, A7880

S1081B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program; provides grants and low interest loans to dairy farms who make energy efficient improvements.

S1081B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1081B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1081--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  GALLIVAN,  GRISANTI, LARKIN, MARCHIONE,
  O'BRIEN, O'MARA, RITCHIE, SAVINO, SEWARD, TKACZYK, YOUNG -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Corporations, Authorities and  Commissions  --  reported  favorably
  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in
  the  order  of third reading -- recommitted to the Committee on Corpo-
  rations, Authorities and Commissions 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 New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to creating the dairy farm improved energy efficiency program

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings.   The legislature  hereby  finds  and
declares  that  due to their remote locations at the end of the electric
grid infrastructure, farms are more difficult  to  service  by  electric
utilities.    Strengthening  the  energy systems of individual farms and
developing micro-grids in remote areas will enhance  the  overall  reli-
ability  of  the  electric  system.   The legislature further finds that
assisting dairy farms with high  efficiency  lighting,  high  efficiency
pumping and cooling equipment, and other energy management systems, will
result  in  significant  energy  savings and increased milk yields.  The
legislature hereby declares that providing low cost tools  and  programs
to  farmers  will  help farm operations become more efficient and reduce
their cost of doing business.  Advancing new technologies will also help
to accelerate the development of  the  energy  services  industry,  thus
providing new and expanded job opportunities for New Yorkers.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02257-04-3

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