senate Bill S4118

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes statewide green jobs development and recruitment strategy and creating tax credit incentives to attract green jobs

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 11, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Apr 30, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S4118
6
4
committee
6
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2013

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S4118 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1639
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-0308, En Con L; amd §213, St Fin L; amd §§606, 209, 1115 & 1210, Tax L; add §421-n, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1260
2009-2010: A8744

S4118 - Summary

Establishes statewide green jobs development and recruitment strategy and creates tax credit incentives to attract green jobs.

S4118 - Sponsor Memo

S4118 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4118

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law,  the  state  finance
  law,  the tax law and the real property tax law, in relation to estab-
  lishing a statewide green jobs development  and  recruitment  strategy
  and creating tax credit incentives to attract green jobs

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 3-0308 to read as follows:
S 3-0308. GREEN JOBS DEVELOPMENT AND RECRUITMENT STRATEGY.
  1.    THE DEPARTMENT, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
TURE AND MARKETS, THE NEW YORK STATE  ENERGY  RESEARCH  AND  DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY  AND  THE  EMPIRE  STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, SHALL DO THE
FOLLOWING:
  A. ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE GREEN JOBS DEVELOPMENT AND RECRUITMENT STRAT-
EGY TO ATTRACT GREEN JOBS TO THE STATE OF NEW YORK;
  B. CONVERT EXISTING COMPANIES INTO GREEN JOB PROVIDERS;
  C. RECRUIT INDIVIDUALS FOR GREEN JOB CAREERS; AND
  D. ESTABLISH GREEN JOB CURRICULUMS AT BOCES AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
  2. WHENEVER USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "GREEN JOB" SHALL MEAN WORK IN THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  OR  AGRICULTURAL
SECTOR  OF  THE ECONOMY INCLUDING WORK IN GREEN DEVELOPMENT, GREEN POWER
PRODUCTION AND/OR ANY WORK UTILIZING GREEN POWER AT A MINIMUM  OF  TWEN-
TY-FIVE PERCENT OF TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION;
  B. "GREEN DEVELOPMENT" SHALL MEAN EQUIPPING OR RETROFITTING BUILDINGS,
HOMES  AND  FARMS  TO INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY; IMPROVING MASS TRANSIT
SYSTEMS; IMPROVING ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS; CONVERTING TO  GREEN
POWER,  OR  UTILIZING  LOCALLY  GROWN  FOOD PRODUCTS AT A MINIMUM OF TEN
PERCENT OF TOTAL PRODUCTS UTILIZED; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03241-01-3

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