senate Bill S922

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires cities with populations over 45,000 to incrementally reduce emissions in diesel powered motor vehicles owned by city agencies

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
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S922 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A271
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0306-b, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2720A, A6379
2009-2010: S4458, A7915

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

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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