senate Bill S4126A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to outdoor lighting installed by state agencies and public corporations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading 4126a
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.314
Mar 11, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Apr 16, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

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S4126 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1182B
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-D §§90 - 93, Pub Bldg L

S4126 - Summary

Relates to outdoor lighting installed by state agencies and public corporations; requires certain conditions to be met before lighting may be replaced.

S4126 - Sponsor Memo

S4126 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4126

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government Operations

AN  ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to outdoor light-
  ing installed by state agencies and public corporations

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

  Section 1. The public buildings law is amended by adding a new article
4-D to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 4-D
                            OUTDOOR LIGHTING
SECTION 90. DEFINITIONS.
        91. PERMANENT OUTDOOR LUMINAIRE.
        92. INFORMATIONAL PAMPHLET.
        93. APPLICABILITY.
  S 90. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  1.  "LUMINAIRE"  MEANS  A  COMPLETE LIGHTING UNIT, INCLUDING A LAMP OR
LAMPS TOGETHER WITH THE PARTS DESIGNED TO DISTRIBUTE THE LIGHT, TO POSI-
TION AND PROTECT THE LAMPS, AND  TO  CONNECT  THE  LAMPS  TO  THE  POWER
SUPPLY; A LIGHT FIXTURE.
  2.  "GLARE"  MEANS  LIGHT  EMITTED  BY A LUMINAIRE THAT CAUSES REDUCED
VISIBILITY OR MOMENTARY BLINDNESS BY SHINING DIRECTLY INTO THE  EYES  OF
THE VIEWER.
  3.  "LAMP"  MEANS  A LIGHT BULB OR OTHER COMPONENT OF A LUMINAIRE THAT
CHANGES ELECTRICITY INTO VISIBLE LIGHT.
  4. "LIGHT POLLUTION" MEANS ANY  ADVERSE  EFFECT  OF  OUTDOOR  LIGHTING
INCLUDING,   BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  GLARE,  SKY  GLOW,  AND  ECOLOGICAL
DISRUPTION.
  5. "LUMEN" MEANS THE UNIT OF MEASUREMENT USED TO QUANTIFY  THE  AMOUNT
OF  LIGHT  PRODUCED  BY  A LAMP OR EMITTED FROM A LUMINAIRE, AS DISTINCT
FROM "WATT", A MEASURE OF POWER CONSUMPTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05023-04-3

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S4126A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1182B
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 4-D §§90 - 93, Pub Bldg L

S4126A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to outdoor lighting installed by state agencies and public corporations; requires certain conditions to be met before lighting may be replaced.

S4126A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4126A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4126--A
    Cal. No. 314

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCELLINO, AVELLA, BALL, ESPAILLAT, PARKER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to outdoor  light-
  ing installed by state agencies and public corporations

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

  Section 1. The public buildings law is amended by adding a new article
4-D to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 4-D
                            OUTDOOR LIGHTING
SECTION 90. DEFINITIONS.
        91. PERMANENT OUTDOOR LUMINAIRE.
        92. INFORMATIONAL PAMPHLET.
        93. APPLICABILITY.
  S 90. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  1. "LUMINAIRE" MEANS A COMPLETE LIGHTING UNIT,  INCLUDING  A  LAMP  OR
LAMPS TOGETHER WITH THE PARTS DESIGNED TO DISTRIBUTE THE LIGHT, TO POSI-
TION  AND  PROTECT  THE  LAMPS,  AND  TO  CONNECT THE LAMPS TO THE POWER
SUPPLY; A LIGHT FIXTURE.
  2. "GLARE" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY  A  LUMINAIRE  THAT  CAUSES  REDUCED
VISIBILITY  OR  MOMENTARY BLINDNESS BY SHINING DIRECTLY INTO THE EYES OF
THE VIEWER.
  3. "LAMP" MEANS A LIGHT BULB OR OTHER COMPONENT OF  A  LUMINAIRE  THAT
CHANGES ELECTRICITY INTO VISIBLE LIGHT.
  4.  "LIGHT  POLLUTION"  MEANS  ANY  ADVERSE EFFECT OF OUTDOOR LIGHTING
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  GLARE,  SKY  GLOW,  AND   ECOLOGICAL
DISRUPTION.

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

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