senate Bill S1221

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires school buses that contract with the N.Y. city department of education to retrofit certain buses with certain equipment

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S1221 - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-606, NYC Ad Cd; amd §72-0303, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1382
2009-2010: S1125A

S1221 - Summary

Requires school buses that contract with the NYC department of education to retrofit certain buses with certain equipment; requires that all buses used to provide transportation services to students pursuant to a service contract with the NYC department of education use ultra-low sulfur fuel or "clean diesel"; eliminates the cap on air pollution fees.

S1221 - Sponsor Memo

S1221 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1221

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  contracts  with  school  bus companies; and to amend the
  environmental conservation law, in relation to eliminating the cap  on
  air pollution fees

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

  Section 1. Subdivision g of section 19-606 of the administrative  code
of  the  city of New York is relettered subdivision h and a new subdivi-
sion g is added to read as follows:
  G. 1. ANY BUS USED TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN CONNECTION  WITH
A SERVICE CONTRACT WITH THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SHALL:
  (I)  IF  BUILT  PRIOR  TO NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE, BE RETROFITTED
WITH DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYSTS;
  (II) IF BUILT ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE,
BE RETROFITTED WITH DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTERS; AND
  (III) USE ULTRA-LOW SULFUR FUEL OR "CLEAN DIESEL" CONTAINING NOT  MORE
THAN 15 PPM OF SULFUR.
  2.  ANY  ALTERATION  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
COMPLETED (I) WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION
OR (II) UPON ENTERING INTO OR RENEWING A CONTRACT WITH THE NEW YORK CITY
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 72-0303 of the  environmental  conserva-
tion  law,  as amended by section 1 of part D of chapter 413 of the laws
of 1999, the opening paragraph as amended by section 1 of  part  BBB  of
chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Commencing  January  first, nineteen hundred ninety-four and every
year thereafter all sources of  regulated  air  contaminants  identified

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

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