senate Bill S5275A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts the luminous power of lighting fixtures installed or maintained by the state

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.512
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.444
substituted for a7489b
Jun 18, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 5275b
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.847
Mar 18, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1499
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2013 print number 5275a
amend and recommit to finance
May 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 15, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S5275A
34
1
committee
34
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 18, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S5275A
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2014

nay (1)

Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5275A
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5275 - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §143, Pub Bldg L

S5275 - Summary

Restricts the luminous power of lighting fixtures installed or maintained by the state.

S5275 - Sponsor Memo

S5275 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5275

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 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 restricting the
  luminous  power  of  lighting  fixtures installed or maintained by the
  state

  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 section
143 to read as follows:
  S 143. LIGHTING RESTRICTIONS. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A.  "DIRECT  LIGHT"  MEANS  LIGHT  EMITTED BY A FIXTURE FROM THE LIGHT
SOURCE, FROM A REFLECTOR, OR THROUGH A REFRACTOR.
  B. "FACADE LIGHTING" MEANS PERMANENT OUTDOOR FIXTURES THAT ARE SPECIF-
ICALLY INTENDED TO ILLUMINATE THE  EXTERIOR  SURFACES  OF  BUILDINGS  OR
STRUCTURES.
  C.  "FULLY  SHIELDED  FIXTURE"  MEANS  A FIXTURE THAT ALLOWS NO DIRECT
LIGHT FROM THE FIXTURE ABOVE A HORIZONTAL PLANE  THROUGH  THE  FIXTURE'S
LOWEST LIGHT-EMITTING PART, IN ITS MOUNTED POSITION.
  D. "FIXTURE LUMENS" MEANS TOTAL LUMENS EMITTED BY A FIXTURE.
  E.  "GLARE" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY A FIXTURE THAT CAUSES DISCOMFORT OR
REDUCED VISIBILITY.
  F. "ILLUMINANCE" MEANS THE LUMINOUS POWER INCIDENT PER UNIT AREA OF  A
SURFACE.
  G.  "LIGHT  TRESPASS" MEANS LIGHT THAT FALLS BEYOND THE PROPERTY IT IS
INTENDED TO ILLUMINATE.
  H. "LUMEN" MEANS A STANDARD UNIT OF MEASUREMENT  OF  THE  QUANTITY  OF
LIGHT EMITTED FROM A SOURCE OF LIGHT.
  I.  "FIXTURE" MEANS A COMPLETE LIGHTING UNIT, INCLUDING A LIGHT SOURCE
TOGETHER WITH THE PARTS DESIGNED TO DISTRIBUTE THE  LIGHT,  TO  POSITION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10614-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S5275A - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §143, Pub Bldg L

S5275A - Summary

Restricts the luminous power of lighting fixtures installed or maintained by the state.

S5275A - Sponsor Memo

S5275A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5275--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  --  reported favorably from said committee and
  committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to restricting the
  luminous power of lighting fixtures installed  or  maintained  by  the
  state

  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 section
143 to read as follows:
  S 143. LIGHTING RESTRICTIONS. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "DIRECT LIGHT" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY A FIXTURE FROM THE LAMP, FROM
A REFLECTOR, OR THROUGH A REFRACTOR.
  B. "FACADE LIGHTING" MEANS PERMANENT OUTDOOR FIXTURES THAT ARE SPECIF-
ICALLY INTENDED TO ILLUMINATE THE  EXTERIOR  SURFACES  OF  BUILDINGS  OR
STRUCTURES.
  C.  "FULLY  SHIELDED  FIXTURE"  MEANS  A FIXTURE THAT ALLOWS NO DIRECT
LIGHT FROM THE FIXTURE ABOVE A HORIZONTAL PLANE  THROUGH  THE  FIXTURE'S
LOWEST LIGHT-EMITTING PART, IN ITS MOUNTED POSITION.
  D. "FIXTURE LUMENS" MEANS TOTAL LUMENS EMITTED BY A FIXTURE.
  E.  "GLARE" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY A FIXTURE THAT CAUSES DISCOMFORT OR
REDUCED VISIBILITY.
  F. "ILLUMINANCE" MEANS THE LUMINOUS POWER INCIDENT PER UNIT AREA OF  A
SURFACE.
  G.  "LAMP"  MEANS  A  LIGHT  BULB OR OTHER COMPONENT OF A FIXTURE THAT
CHANGES ELECTRICITY INTO VISIBLE LIGHT.
  H. "LIGHT TRESPASS" MEANS LIGHT THAT FALLS BEYOND THE PROPERTY  IT  IS
INTENDED TO ILLUMINATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10614-06-3

Co-Sponsors

S5275B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §143, Pub Bldg L

S5275B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts the luminous power of lighting fixtures installed or maintained by the state.

S5275B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5275B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5275--B
    Cal. No. 847

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCELLINO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, HOYLMAN, LATIMER --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee on Investigations and Government Operations -- reported
  favorably from said  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Investigations  and Government Operations in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said  committee
  and  committed  to the Committee on Finance -- 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 restricting the
  luminous  power  of  lighting  fixtures installed or maintained by the
  state

  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 section
143 to read as follows:
  S 143. LIGHTING RESTRICTIONS. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A. "DIRECT LIGHT" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY A FIXTURE FROM THE LAMP, FROM
A REFLECTOR, OR THROUGH A REFRACTOR.
  B. "FACADE LIGHTING" MEANS PERMANENT OUTDOOR FIXTURES THAT ARE SPECIF-
ICALLY  INTENDED  TO  ILLUMINATE  THE  EXTERIOR SURFACES OF BUILDINGS OR
STRUCTURES.
  C. "FULLY SHIELDED FIXTURE" MEANS A  FIXTURE  THAT  ALLOWS  NO  DIRECT
LIGHT  FROM  THE  FIXTURE ABOVE A HORIZONTAL PLANE THROUGH THE FIXTURE'S
LOWEST LIGHT-EMITTING PART, IN ITS MOUNTED POSITION.
  D. "FIXTURE LUMENS" MEANS TOTAL LUMENS EMITTED BY A FIXTURE.
  E. "GLARE" MEANS LIGHT EMITTED BY A FIXTURE THAT CAUSES DISCOMFORT  OR
REDUCED VISIBILITY.

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

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