|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S922
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S922 - Details
S922 - Summary
Requires cities with populations over 45,000 to incrementally reduce emissions in diesel powered motor vehicles owned by city agencies; defines terms.
S922 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S922 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to reducing the emission of pollutants from diesel fuel-powered motor vehicles owned by agencies of cities with populations over 45,000 PURPOSE: The bill will require cities with populations over 45,000 to incrementally reduce emissions in diesel powered motor vehicles (trucks, garbage and recycling trucks, buses, construction vehicles, etc.) owned by city agencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds a new section to environmental conservation law relating to the use of ultra low sulfur diesel fuel and best available technology by diesel fuel-powered motor vehicles in cities with populations over forty-five thousand. The section requires each diesel fuel-powered motor vehicle owned or operated by a city agency be powered by ultra low sulfur diesel fuel. The section establishes a schedule for cities to insure that all diesel fuel-powered vehicles (having a gross vehicle weight of more
S922 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 922 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- 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, in relation to reducing the emission of pollutants from diesel fuel-powered motor vehicles owned by agencies of cities with populations over 45,000 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 19-0306-b to read as follows: S 19-0306-B. USE OF ULTRA LOW SULFUR DIESEL FUEL AND BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT TECHNOLOGY BY DIESEL FUEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHI- CLES IN CITIES WITH POPULATIONS OVER FORTY-FIVE THOU- SAND. 1. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION: A. "BEST AVAILABLE RETROFIT TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY, VERIFIED BY THE EPA OR THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD, FOR REDUCING THE EMIS- SION OF POLLUTANTS THAT ACHIEVES REDUCTIONS IN PARTICULATE MATTER EMIS- SIONS AT THE HIGHEST CLASSIFICATION LEVEL FOR DIESEL EMISSION CONTROL STRATEGIES, AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, THAT IS APPLICABLE TO THE PARTICULAR ENGINE AND APPLICATION. SUCH TECHNOLOGY SHALL ALSO, AT A REASONABLE COST, ACHIEVE THE GREATEST REDUCTION IN EMISSIONS OF NITROGEN OXIDES AT SUCH PARTICULATE MATTER REDUCTION LEVEL AND SHALL IN NO EVENT RESULT IN A NET INCREASE IN THE EMISSIONS OF EITHER PARTICULATE MATTER OR NITROGEN OXIDES. B. "CITY AGENCY" MEANS A CITY, COUNTY, BOROUGH, ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, BUREAU, BOARD OR COMMISSION, OR A CORPORATION, INSTITUTION OR AGENCY OF GOVERNMENT, THE EXPENSES OF WHICH ARE PAID IN WHOLE OR IN PART FROM THE CITY TREASURY. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00541-01-3
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