senate Bill S158A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2019

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 158a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 09, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S158 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §231, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1228A
2009-2010: S4237

S158 - Summary

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2019.

S158 - Sponsor Memo

S158 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   158

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to requiring all set
  top  boxes  provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service
  providers to comply with Energy Star guidelines

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
231 to read as follows:
  S 231. ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOXES. 1. NO LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, ALL SET TOP BOXES PROVIDED BY CABLE, SATELLITE, TELE-
COM  OR  INTERNET PROTOCOL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO CONSUMERS LOCATED IN THE
STATE SHALL COMPLY WITH FEDERAL ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOX PRODUCT SPECIFI-
CATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "ENERGY STAR" MEANS A  DESIG-
NATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR DEPART-
MENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING  THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY
STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH  THE  ENERGY  STAR
PROGRAM; AND
  (B) "SET TOP BOX" MEANS A CABLE, SATELLITE, TELECOM OR INTERNET PROTO-
COL  OR  OTHER DEVICE, THE PRIMARY FUNCTION OF WHICH IS TO RECEIVE TELE-
VISION SIGNALS FROM A SPECIFIC  SOURCE  AND  TRANSMIT  OR  DELIVER  SUCH
SIGNALS TO A CONSUMER DISPLAY AND/OR RECORDING DEVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01824-01-3

S158A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §231, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1228A
2009-2010: S4237

S158A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all set top boxes provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service providers to comply with energy star guidelines by 7/1/2019.

S158A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S158A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 158--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations 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 public service law, in relation to requiring all set
  top  boxes  provided by cable, satellite, telecom and internet service
  providers to comply with Energy Star guidelines

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
231 to read as follows:
  S 231. ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOXES. 1. NO LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO
THOUSAND NINETEEN, ALL SET TOP BOXES PROVIDED BY CABLE, SATELLITE, TELE-
COM  OR  INTERNET PROTOCOL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO CONSUMERS LOCATED IN THE
STATE SHALL COMPLY WITH FEDERAL ENERGY STAR SET TOP BOX PRODUCT SPECIFI-
CATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
AND/OR DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "ENERGY STAR" MEANS A  DESIG-
NATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OR DEPART-
MENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING  THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY
STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH  THE  ENERGY  STAR
PROGRAM; AND
  (B) "SET TOP BOX" MEANS A CABLE, SATELLITE, TELECOM OR INTERNET PROTO-
COL  OR  OTHER DEVICE, THE PRIMARY FUNCTION OF WHICH IS TO RECEIVE TELE-
VISION SIGNALS FROM A SPECIFIC  SOURCE  AND  TRANSMIT  OR  DELIVER  SUCH
SIGNALS TO A CONSUMER DISPLAY AND/OR RECORDING DEVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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

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