senate Bill S1187A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires organizations that receive funds for capital improvements use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where available

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1230
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1420
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2013 print number 1187a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 22, 2013 reported and committed to finance
reported and committed to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Jun 10, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S1187A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1187A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

Jun 18, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1187A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 22, 2013 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1187
6
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S1187 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A53A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1680-r, Pub Auth L; add §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5045B, A5831B

S1187 - Bill Texts

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Requires organizations that receive funds for capital improvements by the New York state dormitory authority and the urban development corporation to use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where available; defines energy star.

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BILL NUMBER:S1187

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the public authorities law and the New York state urban
development corporation act, in relation to requiring organizations that
receive funds for capital improvements by the New York state dormitory
authority and the urban development corporation to use
such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances
where available

PURPOSE:
This bill requires any organization using capital improvement funds to
purchase only Energy Star equipment and appliances.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This legislation amends the public authorities law by adding a new
section 1680-q, and amends section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of
1968, the New York state urban development corporation act, by adding
section 16-v.

JUSTIFICATION:
Although Energy Star products are generally slightly more expensive
than non-compliant products, Energy Star products last longer and are
more efficient over the life of the appliance. Non-energy star
products' efficiency levels decrease over the life of the machine,
making these appliances more costly in the long run.

Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Department of Energy and
the Environmental Protection Agency created to provide information to
consumers to allow them to make energy-efficient purchasing decisions.
The Energy Star designation is given to products that are among the
top 25% in terms of efficiency when compared with other products in
their category, Estimates have shown that purchasing Energy Star
products Can reduce an average consumer's total energy cost by as
much as one-third.

Items purchased with capital improvement funds are responsible for a
significant portion of energy consumption state wide. The universal
adoption of Energy Star compliant products proposed in this bill will
reduce long-term state spending on electricity and heating fuel
while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the need
for imported oil.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011-12: S.5045B/A.5831B; Amend and recommit to Finance
2009-10: A.207

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.


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

                                  1187

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law and the New York state urban
  development corporation act, in relation  to  requiring  organizations
  that  receive  funds  for  capital  improvements by the New York state
  dormitory authority and the urban development corporation to use  such
  funds  for  the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where
  available

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

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 1680-q to read as follows:
  S 1680-Q. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY  FUNDS  ADMINISTERED  BY
THE  DORMITORY AUTHORITY TO AN ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF BUILDING
UPGRADES, APPLIANCE PURCHASES, OR OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS,  SHALL  BE
USED TO PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAIL-
ABLE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A  DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT MEETS  THE  ENERGY  EFFI-
CIENCY  STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE ENERGY
STAR PROGRAM.
  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. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY THE
CORPORATION TO AN ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  BUILDING  UPGRADES,
APPLIANCE  PURCHASES,  OR  OTHER  CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, SHALL BE USED TO
PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAILABLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02267-01-3

S. 1187                             2

  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  OR
DEPARTMENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFI-
CIENCY STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE  ENERGY
STAR PROGRAM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Co-Sponsors

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S1187A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A53A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1680-r, Pub Auth L; add §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5045B, A5831B

S1187A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Requires organizations that receive funds for capital improvements by the New York state dormitory authority and the urban development corporation to use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where available; defines energy star.

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BILL NUMBER:S1187A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law and the New
York state urban development corporation act, in relation to requiring
organizations that receive funds for capital improvements by the New
York state dormitory authority and the urban development corporation
to use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and
appliances where available

PURPOSE:

This bill requires any organization using capital improvement funds to
purchase only Energy Star equipment and appliances.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

This legislation amends the public authorities law by adding a new
section 1680-r, and amends section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of
1968, the New York state urban development corporation act, by adding
section 16-w.

JUSTIFICATION:

Although Energy Star products are generally slightly more expensive
than non-compliant products, Energy Star products last longer and are
more efficient over the life of the appliance. Non-energy star
products' efficiency levels decrease over the life of the machine,
making these appliances more costly in the long run.

Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Department of Energy and
the Environmental Protection Agency created to provide information to
consumers to allow them to make energy-efficient purchasing decisions.
The Energy Star designation is given to products that are among the
top 250 in terms of efficiency when compared with other products in
their category, Estimates have shown that purchasing Energy Star
products Can reduce an average consumer's total energy cost by as much
as one-third.

Items purchased with capital improvement funds are responsible for a
significant portion of energy consumption state wide. The universal
adoption of Energy Star compliant products proposed in this bill will
reduce long-term state spending on electricity and heating fuel while
simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the need for
imported oil.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2011-12: S.50458/A,5831B; Amend and recommit to Finance
2009-10: A.207

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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

                                 1187--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, AVELLA, HOYLMAN, LATIMER, SERRANO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities  and Commissions -- reported
  favorably from said  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the New York state  urban
  development  corporation  act,  in relation to requiring organizations
  that receive funds for capital improvements  by  the  New  York  state
  dormitory  authority and the urban development corporation to use such
  funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and  appliances  where
  available

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1680-r to read as follows:
  S  1680-R.  CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY
THE DORMITORY AUTHORITY TO AN ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF  BUILDING
UPGRADES,  APPLIANCE  PURCHASES, OR OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, SHALL BE
USED TO PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAIL-
ABLE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  OR
DEPARTMENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFI-
CIENCY STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE  ENERGY
STAR PROGRAM.
  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-w to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02267-02-3

S. 1187--A                          2

  S 16-W. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY  THE
CORPORATION  TO  AN  ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF BUILDING UPGRADES,
APPLIANCE PURCHASES, OR OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS,  SHALL  BE  USED  TO
PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAILABLE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A  DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT MEETS  THE  ENERGY  EFFI-
CIENCY  STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE ENERGY
STAR PROGRAM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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