assembly Bill A6776

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York sun act of 2015

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy
May 29, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.500
May 27, 2015 reported
Apr 28, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 02, 2015 referred to energy

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A6776 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง66-o, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5060
2017-2018: A5941
2019-2020: A4633

A6776 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York Sun Act of 2015; establishes a solar energy incentive and financing program.

A6776 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6776

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, HEVESI, BRINDISI, ABINANTI, OTIS,
  LIFTON,   THIELE,   QUART,   LUPARDO,   STIRPE,   CRESPO,   GOTTFRIED,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  COLTON,  SKARTADOS,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,  TITONE, LAVINE,
  SANTABARBARA, MAGNARELLI, COOK, STECK, SCHIMEL, PAULIN,  RAIA,  JOHNS,
  BORELLI,  KEARNS,  SKOUFIS, ROSENTHAL, BUCHWALD, SIMANOWITZ, KAVANAGH,
  GUNTHER, MONTESANO, CAHILL, BARRETT, PERRY, BENEDETTO, MOYA, DINOWITZ,
  BRAUNSTEIN, MARKEY, AUBRY, WEPRIN, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.
  of  A.  BRENNAN, CERETTO, CLARK, CROUCH, DUPREY, GALEF, GLICK, LENTOL,
  LOPEZ,  MAGEE,  McDONALD,  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN,  RIVERA,
  ROBINSON,  RODRIGUEZ,  SOLAGES,  WALTER,  WEINSTEIN  --  read once and
  referred to the Committee on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation  to  establishing  a
  solar incentive and financing program

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "NY Sun Act of 2015".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-o to
read as follows:
  S  66-O.  SOLAR  INCENTIVE  AND  FINANCING 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) (I) "QUALIFIED  SOLAR  PHOTOVOLTAIC  GENERATING  SYSTEM"  MEANS  A
SYSTEM  OF  COMPONENTS THAT GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM SUNLIGHT BY MEANS
OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT, WHETHER OR NOT THE DEVICE IS COUPLED WITH  A
DEVICE CAPABLE OF STORING THE ENERGY PRODUCED FOR LATER USE, THAT IS (A)
INSTALLED  AND  OPERATED  IN  NEW  YORK  STATE WITHIN ONE OF THE SERVICE
TERRITORIES OF AN ELECTRIC  DISTRIBUTION  COMPANY  AS  DEFINED  IN  THIS
SECTION, AND (B) INSTALLED AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03897-02-5

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