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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S322
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S322 - Details
S322 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S322 TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/10/12 An act to amend the public authorities law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing the state diesel emissions reduction revolving loan fund PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: To protect clean air and public health by providing help for public and private truck fleets in New York State to retrofit their trucks to reduce diesel emissions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would establish a state diesel emissions reduction fund under NYSERDA. The fund would be used to finance a retrofit program for projects that employ best available retrofit technology to reduce emissions from heavy duty diesel engine vehicles owned by state, municipal and private entities. JUSTIFICATION: The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2005 required heavy-duty vehicles owned by the state or under contract with the state to use ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel and to be fitted with best available retrofit technologies to reduce tailpipe emissions. Diesel emissions are a contributing factor to both ozone and fine particle pollution
S322 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 322 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the environmental conser- vation law, in relation to establishing the state diesel emissions reduction revolving loan fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1285-s to read as follows: S 1285-S. DIESEL EMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAM. 1. THE CORPORATION IS AUTHORIZED TO UNDERTAKE A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STATE AGENCIES AND ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE PURCHASE OF NEW AND RETROFITTING OF EXISTING HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. 2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT TECHNOLOGY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 19-0323 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSER- VATION LAW AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER. (B) "COMMISSIONER" SHALL MEAN THE COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION. (C) "ELIGIBLE PROJECT" SHALL MEAN A PROJECT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT TECHNOLOGY FOR HEAVY DUTY VEHI- CLES, INCLUDING THE RETROFIT OF VEHICLES REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION 19-0323 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, AND NONROAD VEHICLES AS DEFINED BY 42 USC SECTION 7550. (D) "ELIGIBLE RECIPIENT" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON, MUNICIPALITY OR STATE AGENCY SUBJECT TO SECTION 19-0323 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW AND ANY PERSON, MUNICIPALITY OR STATE AGENCY THAT IS AN ELIGIBLE ENTITY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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