senate Bill S1618A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "electric super highway act of 2014"

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Sep 23, 2013 print number 1618a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 09, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S1618 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8206
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-103, add §5-129, Energy L; amd §354, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1067
2009-2010: S1938B

S1618 - Summary

Enacts the "electric super highway act of 2014", requiring alternative fuels to be available for public use along the New York state thruway after November 1, 2014 and to provide each recommended alternative fuel at least every one hundred twenty miles on both sides of the thruway; defines "alternative fuel".

S1618 - Sponsor Memo

S1618 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1618

                       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  energy  law  and the public authorities law, in
  relation to the availability of alternative fuels along the  New  York
  state thruway

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

  Section 1. Section 1-103 of the energy law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  "ALTERNATIVE  FUEL"  SHALL  MEAN  ETHANOL, METHANOL, NATURAL GAS,
PROPANE, ELECTRICITY (INCLUDING ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR  ENERGY),  HYDRO-
GEN,  AND  ANY OTHER FUEL IDENTIFIED WHICH IS SUBSTANTIALLY NOT PETROLE-
UM-BASED, WHICH IS CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF  PROTECTING  THE  SAFETY
AND HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC AND MINIMIZING EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS, AND
WHICH  IS  CONSISTENT  WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE  FEDERAL  ALTERNATIVE  FUEL
REQUIREMENTS.
  S 2. The energy law is amended by adding a new section 5-129  to  read
as follows:
  S  5-129.  ALTERNATIVE  FUELS.   STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY WITH A LIST
OF THE MOST FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE FUELS, WHICH SHALL NUMBER NO FEWER THAN
THREE, AND ASSIST THE AUTHORITY  IN  IMPLEMENTING  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF
SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
  S  3.  Subdivision 10 of section 354 of the public authorities law, as
amended by chapter 766 of the laws  of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  10.  To  construct,  reconstruct  or  improve  on or along the thruway
system in the  manner  herein  provided,  suitable  facilities  for  gas
stations,  restaurants, and other facilities for the public, or to lease

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

S1618A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8206
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1-103, add §5-129, Energy L; amd §354, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1067
2009-2010: S1938B

S1618A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "electric super highway act of 2014", requiring alternative fuels to be available for public use along the New York state thruway after November 1, 2014 and to provide each recommended alternative fuel at least every one hundred twenty miles on both sides of the thruway; defines "alternative fuel".

S1618A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1618A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1618--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  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the energy  law  and  the  public  authorities  law,  in
  relation  to  the availability of alternative fuels along the New York
  state thruway

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "electric
super highway act of 2014".
  S 2. Section 1-103 of the energy law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision 14 to read as follows:
  14. "ALTERNATIVE FUEL" SHALL  MEAN  ETHANOL,  METHANOL,  NATURAL  GAS,
PROPANE,  ELECTRICITY  (INCLUDING ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR ENERGY), HYDRO-
GEN, AND ANY OTHER FUEL IDENTIFIED WHICH IS SUBSTANTIALLY  NOT  PETROLE-
UM-BASED,  WHICH  IS  CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF PROTECTING THE SAFETY
AND HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC AND MINIMIZING EMISSIONS OF AIR POLLUTANTS, AND
WHICH  IS  CONSISTENT  WITH  ANY  APPLICABLE  FEDERAL  ALTERNATIVE  FUEL
REQUIREMENTS.
  S  3.  The energy law is amended by adding a new section 5-129 to read
as follows:
  S 5-129. ALTERNATIVE FUELS.   STATE ENERGY  RESEARCH  AND  DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY WITH A LIST
OF THE MOST FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE FUELS, WHICH SHALL NUMBER NO FEWER THAN
THREE,  AND  ASSIST  THE  AUTHORITY  IN IMPLEMENTING THE REQUIREMENTS OF
SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
  S 4. Subdivision 10 of section 354 of the public authorities  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  766  of  the  laws  of 1992, is amended to read as
follows:

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

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