senate Bill S5527

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the establishment of a one hundred per cent clean energy system by two thousand thirty

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
May 14, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S5527 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6-104, Energy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5908
2019-2020: S5266

S5527 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the establishment of a one hundred percent clean energy system by two thousand thirty.

S5527 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5527 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5527

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law,  in relation to establishing a one
  hundred percent energy system by two thousand thirty

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 6-104 of the energy law, as added
by chapter 433 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The board shall adopt a state energy plan in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this article. (A) THE PLAN SHALL:
  (I)  ESTABLISH  A GOAL OF ACHIEVING A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY
SYSTEM BY TWO THOUSAND THIRTY, WITH ZERO NET GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS;
  (II) PROVIDE FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF NUCLEAR POWER BY  TWO  THOUSAND
THIRTY;
  (III)  PROVIDE  FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF STATE INVESTMENT IN, AND THE
DEVELOPMENT OF, INFRASTRUCTURE RELATED TO THE DISTRIBUTION,  PROCESSING,
STORAGE,  OR  EXTRACTION  OF FOSSIL FUELS OR NEW PERMITS RELATED TO SUCH
USE;
  (IV) INCLUDE, IN FIVE YEAR INCREMENTS, DETAILED BENCHMARKS  AND  STEPS
REQUIRED  TO  ACHIEVE  THE GOAL OF A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT CLEAN RENEWABLE
ENERGY SYSTEM BY TWO THOUSAND THIRTY; AND
  (V) INCORPORATE MEASURES RELATED TO REDUCTION IN ENERGY USE, INCREASED
ENERGY CONSERVATION, AND IMPROVEMENTS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
  (B) ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER  RELATING  TO  THE  USE  OF  FOSSIL
FUELS,  NATURAL  GAS,  OIL,  COAL AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS SHALL BE IMPLE-
MENTED ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY INCORPORATE THE DISCONTINUED USE  OF
SUCH FUELS BY TWO THOUSAND THIRTY.
  (C)  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL SUPERSEDE ANY INCONSIST-
ENT PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10657-01-5

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