senate Bill S2436

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and best available technology by the state; repealer

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S2436 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld ยง19-0323, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S3523

S2436 - Bill Texts

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Repeals provisions relating to use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and best available technology by the state.

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BILL NUMBER:S2436

TITLE OF BILL: An act to repeal section 19-0323 of the environmental
conservation law relating to use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and
best available technology by the state

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To repeal section 19-0323 of the
Environmental Conservation Law.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - repeals Section 19-0323 of
the Environmental Conservation Law.

Section 2 - provides that this act shall become effective immediately.

JUSTIFICATION: Section 19-0323 was enacted in 2006 with all the best
intentions to improve air quality in New York. As it has been
gradually phased in, it has proven to be very expensive for the state
and for businesses providing goods and services to the state, with
continuing onerous record keeping that must be prepared by businesses
and reviewed and saved by the state. The section only applies to
in-state companies, and doesn't apply to thousands of over-the-road
truckers, interstate delivery vehicles and the many vehicles from
out-of-state who travel New York roads. In effect, it does not solve
the problem of air pollution, while singling out New York companies to
make them economically non-competitive with out-of-state companies.
This section has become another expensive unfunded mandate with
limited environmental value, and it is time for the state to
reconsider whether it is appropriate to create burdens for our
businesses and government, and simply pass the costs of such
regulations on without recognizing the terrible costs they place on
our state's economy and our residents who cannot find jobs because
businesses have gone elsewhere.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12 - S.3523 EN CON

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Overall savings to the state and businesses.

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2436

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN ACT to repeal section 19-0323 of the environmental  conservation  law
  relating  to  use  of  ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and best available
  technology by the state

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

  Section  1.  Section  19-0323 of the environmental conservation law is
REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05151-01-3

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