senate Bill S7460

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a fuel cell incentive program

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to energy
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.927
May 15, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

S7460 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9814
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §66-n, Pub Serv L; ren §§1020-ii, 1020-jj & 1020-kk to be §§1020-jj, 1020-kk & 1020-ll, add §1020-ii, Pub Auth L

S7460 - Summary

Establishes a fuel cell incentive program to be managed by NYSERDA to encourage development of fuel cell generating systems.

S7460 - Sponsor Memo

S7460 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7460

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to amend the public service law and the public authorities law,
  in relation to establishing a fuel cell incentive program

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

  Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
66-n to read as follows:
  S 66-N. FUEL CELL INCENTIVE PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANY" MEANS AN  INVESTOR-OWNED  ELECTRIC
CORPORATION  THAT DISTRIBUTES AND DELIVERS ELECTRICITY WITHIN THIS STATE
AND HAS ANNUAL REVENUES IN EXCESS OF TWO HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS; AND
  (B) "QUALIFIED FUEL CELL ELECTRIC GENERATING SYSTEM" MEANS:  A  SYSTEM
BASED  ON  A  SOLID OXIDE, MOLTEN CARBONATE, PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANE OR
PHOSPHORIC ACID FUEL CELL THAT IS MANUFACTURED, INSTALLED  AND  OPERATED
IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY STANDARDS, THAT IS
CONNECTED  TO THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM AND OPERATED IN PARALLEL WITH AN ELEC-
TRIC CORPORATION'S TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION FACILITIES, AND THAT IS
OPERATED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ANY STANDARDS AND  REQUIREMENTS  ESTABLISHED
IN THIS CHAPTER OR BY ORDER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
  2.  WITHIN  FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE
COMMISSION SHALL COMMENCE THE  CONSIDERATION  OF  MODIFICATIONS  TO  ITS
EXISTING  PROGRAMS THAT ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF QUALIFIED FUEL CELL
ELECTRIC GENERATING SYSTEMS AND, NO LATER THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO  THOU-
SAND  FIFTEEN,  THE  COMMISSION  SHALL MAKE A DETERMINATION ESTABLISHING
MODIFICATIONS TO ITS EXISTING PROGRAMS THAT ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF
QUALIFIED FUEL CELL GENERATING SYSTEMS IN CONFORMANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE PREPARATION OF ITS RECOMMENDATIONS  TO  THE
COMMISSION  FOR  SUCH  DETERMINATION.  THE  PROGRAM  MODIFICATIONS SHALL
REQUIRE:
  (A) ADMINISTRATION BY THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND  DEVELOP-
MENT AUTHORITY;

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

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