senate Bill S322

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the diesel emissions retrofit program and fund

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S322 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1285-s, Pub Auth L; amd §§56-0603, 56-0605 & 56-0607, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4620
2009-2010: S5071B

S322 - Summary

Establishes the diesel emissions program and the diesel emissions reduction revolving fund; supplements such fund through federal diesel emission reduction act funds in addition to other state funds.

S322 - Sponsor Memo

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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