assembly Bill A6954

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to bioheating fuel

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2017 signed chap.315
Sep 01, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.678
substituted for a6954a
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by s5422a
amended on third reading 6954a
Jun 21, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.678
rules report cal.678
reported
Jun 15, 2017 reported referred to rules
May 16, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 27, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 21, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5422A
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2017 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S5422
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 9, 2017

nay (1)

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A6954 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L; amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6070

A6954 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements and bioheating fuel tax credits; requires all heating oil sold for use in any building in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties on and after July 1, 2018 be bioheating fuel that contains at least five percent biodiesel.

A6954 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6954

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, RAMOS, LAVINE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HOOPER, THIELE --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law and the tax law, in
  relation to bioheating fuel

  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 19-0327 to read as follows:
§ 19-0327. BIOHEATING FUEL REQUIREMENTS.
  (1) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "BIODIESEL"  SHALL  MEAN  A FUEL, DESIGNATED B100, THAT MEETS THE
SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS  DESIG-
NATION  D6751  COMPOSED  EXCLUSIVELY  OF MONO-ALKYL ESTERS OF LONG CHAIN
FATTY ACIDS DERIVED FROM FEEDSTOCK.
  (B) "BIOHEATING FUEL" SHALL MEAN A FUEL COMPRISED OF BIODIESEL BLENDED
WITH PETROLEUM HEATING OIL THAT MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN
SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS DESIGNATION D396 OR  OTHER  SPECIFICA-
TIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (C)  "HEATING OIL" SHALL MEAN PETROLEUM OIL REFINED FOR THE PURPOSE OF
USE AS FUEL FOR COMBUSTION IN A SPACE AND/OR WATER HEATING  SYSTEM  THAT
MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERI-
ALS  DESIGNATION  D396  OR  OTHER  SPECIFICATIONS  AS  DETERMINED BY THE
COMMISSIONER.
  (D) "FEEDSTOCK" SHALL MEAN SOYBEAN OIL, OIL FROM ANNUAL  COVER  CROPS,
ALGAL  OIL, BIOGENIC WASTE OILS, FATS OR GREASES, OR NON-FOOD GRADE CORN
OIL, PROVIDED THAT THE COMMISSIONER MAY, BY RULES AND REGULATIONS, MODI-
FY THE DEFINITION OF FEEDSTOCK BASED ON THE VEGETABLE OILS, ANIMAL  FATS
OR CELLULOSIC BIOMASS LISTED IN TABLE 1 OF 40 C.F.R. § 80.1426.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10699-01-7

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Multi-Sponsors

A6954A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0327, En Con L; amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6070

A6954A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements and bioheating fuel tax credits; requires all heating oil sold for use in any building in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties on and after July 1, 2018 be bioheating fuel that contains at least five percent biodiesel.

A6954A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6954--A
                                                           R. R. 678

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, RAMOS, LAVINE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO, HARRIS, COLTON, RAIA, JEAN-PIERRE, SEPULVEDA, QUART,  CARROLL,
  KAVANAGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HOOPER, THIELE -- read once
  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  --
  reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means  --  reported
  and referred to the Committee on Rules -- amended on the special order
  of third reading, ordered reprinted as amended, retaining its place on
  the special order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law and the tax law, in
  relation to bioheating fuel

  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 19-0327 to read as follows:
§ 19-0327. BIOHEATING FUEL REQUIREMENTS.
  (1) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "BIODIESEL"  SHALL  MEAN  A FUEL, DESIGNATED B100, THAT MEETS THE
SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS  DESIG-
NATION  D6751  COMPOSED  EXCLUSIVELY  OF MONO-ALKYL ESTERS OF LONG CHAIN
FATTY ACIDS DERIVED FROM FEEDSTOCK.
  (B) "RENEWABLE HYDROCARBON DIESEL" SHALL MEAN A  DOMESTICALLY-PRODUCED
FUEL  DERIVED  FROM  VEGETABLE  OILS,  ANIMAL  FATS, AND OTHER RENEWABLE
FEEDSTOCKS THAT MEET THE MOST RECENT SPECIFICATIONS OF ASTM D975. RENEW-
ABLE HYDROCARBON SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY FUEL  FROM  CO-PROCESSED  BIOMASS
WITH A FEEDSTOCK THAT IS NOT BIOMASS.
  (C) "BIOHEATING FUEL" SHALL MEAN A FUEL COMPRISED OF BIODIESEL BLENDED
WITH PETROLEUM HEATING OIL THAT MEETS THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN
SOCIETY  FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS DESIGNATION D396, A FUEL COMPRISED OF
DOMESTICALLY-PRODUCED RENEWABLE HYDROCARBON DIESEL WITH PETROLEUM  HEAT-

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

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