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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cities|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to cities|
senate Bill S1221
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1221 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1221 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To require that buses transporting New York City's public school children be retrofitted with either diesel particulate filters or diesel oxidation catalysts, whichever is appropriate. This bill also eliminates the per-ton fee cap for facilities emitting regulated air contaminants. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would re-letter subdivision g of section 19-606 of the administrative code of New York City as subdivision h and add a new subdivision g that would require any school bus company providing services to students under contract with the City Department of Education to install diesel oxidation catalysts or diesel particulate filters and to use ultra-low sulfur fuel. Installation of the diesel emissions devices would be required within two years of the bill's effective date, or upon entering into or renewing a contract with the department, whichever is later. Section 2 of the bill would amend subdivision 1 of Section 72-0303 of
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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