assembly Bill A5105A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 26, 2018 print number 5105a
Mar 26, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to energy
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy
Feb 06, 2017 referred to energy

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A5105 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5908
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-104, Energy L; add §54-1525, En Con L; add §83-b, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7497, S5527
2019-2020: A3565, S5266

A5105 - Summary

Requires the establishment of a one hundred percent clean energy system by two thousand thirty; requires the adoption of a climate action plan; establishes the renewable energy revolving fund; and provides for legal standing to sue for enforcement of the state clean energy plan.

A5105 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5105

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. COLTON, MOSLEY, ROSENTHAL, WALKER, SKARTADOS,
  STECK, LIFTON, COOK, BLAKE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  GLICK,
  HOOPER,  KEARNS, RODRIGUEZ, SIMON, THIELE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Energy

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

  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-TWO, WITH ZERO NET GREENHOUSE GAS EMIS-
SIONS;
  (II) PROVIDE FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF NUCLEAR POWER BY  TWO  THOUSAND
THIRTY-TWO;
  (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-TWO; 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-TWO.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04918-02-7

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A5105A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5908
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-104, Energy L; add §54-1525, En Con L; add §83-b, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7497, S5527
2019-2020: A3565, S5266

A5105A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the establishment of a one hundred percent clean energy system by two thousand thirty; requires the adoption of a climate action plan; establishes the renewable energy revolving fund; and provides for legal standing to sue for enforcement of the state clean energy plan.

A5105A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5105--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. COLTON, MOSLEY, L. ROSENTHAL, WALKER, SKARTADOS,
  STECK, LIFTON, COOK, BLAKE,  ORTIZ,  D'URSO,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  BARRON,
  RIVERA,  HARRIS, SEAWRIGHT, ABINANTI, CARROLL, QUART, WILLIAMS, DINOW-
  ITZ, THIELE, GOTTFRIED, PELLEGRINO, GLICK -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.
  of  A.  HOOPER,  LENTOL, RODRIGUEZ, SIMON -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Energy -- recommitted to the Committee on  Energy  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law,  in relation to establishing a one
  hundred percent energy system by two thousand  thirty;  to  amend  the
  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to  the adoption of a
  climate action plan; to amend the state finance law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the  renewable energy revolving fund; and to provide for
  legal standing to sue for enforcement of the state's clean energy plan

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  intent.    New York state's continued use of
fossil fuels, including coal, oil, and natural gas, is having  devastat-
ing  impacts  on our climate and communities. Our state's ongoing use of
nuclear fuels continues to create immensely radioactive wastes that will
be dangerous to future generations for millennia.  It  is  in  the  best
interest of the people of New York to move the state into a clean energy
revolution,  meeting 100 percent of our energy needs from clean, renewa-
ble sources by 2030. Transitioning to clean  energy  is  fundamental  to
protecting  our communities, particularly communities of color and lower
income communities that are disproportionately affected by the worsening
air and water quality that  results  from  the  incineration  of  fossil
fuels.  A  transition  to  a  100  percent  clean  energy system will be
achieved in a way that protects displaced fossil fuel workers,  impacted
communities,  builds  a  stronger economy for everyone in the State, and

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

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