senate Bill S2455A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing the green bank funds include fund programs assisting certain building owners with installing energy efficient upgrades

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Jan 17, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
amended 2455a
Jan 09, 2018 1st report cal.94
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1779
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 13, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2455
10
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 15, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S2455
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2455 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6280

S2455 - Summary

Relates to providing that green bank funds include fund programs assisting certain building owners with installing energy efficient upgrades.

S2455 - Sponsor Memo

S2455 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2455

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to require the public service commission and the New York state
  energy research and development authority to provide that  Green  Bank
  funds  include  fund  programs  assisting certain building owners with
  installing energy efficient upgrades

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any law, rule, regulation or order to the
contrary, the public service commission and the New  York  state  energy
research  and  development  authority  shall provide that the Green Bank
program is made accessible for funding programs to  assist  residential,
multi-family  building  owners,  hospitals  and  commercial  owners with
installing upgrades to heating and cooling systems including conversions
through the installation of a  high  efficiency  boiler  or  furnace  or
replacement  of  a  burner in a boiler that results in incremental emis-
sions reductions and increased energy efficiency.   Heating and  cooling
improvement  programs  established  pursuant  to  this  section shall be
designed to increase efficiency by at least  twenty  percent  or  reduce
fuel  usage  by  at  least  twenty  percent  and  lead  to a significant
reduction in carbon emissions as defined by  the  authority  guidelines,
developed  after  consultation  with  the  department  of  environmental
conservation, provided that such projects shall have a return on invest-
ment of five years or less. The Green Bank shall seek to develop program
guidelines that provide a level of support  that  is  pro  rata  to  the
increase in efficiency, reduction of fuel use or reduction in emissions,
such  that  enhancements that result in the greatest environmental bene-
fits are provided a higher level of support.
  § 2. The funding streams for the Green Bank shall  be  made  available
for  programs as described in section one of this act and may consist of

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

S2455A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6280

S2455A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing that green bank funds include fund programs assisting certain building owners with installing energy efficient upgrades.

S2455A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2455A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2455--A
    Cal. No. 94

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HAMILTON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
  cations in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
  from said committee, ordered to first report, amended on first report,
  ordered to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place
  in the order of second report

AN  ACT  to require the public service commission and the New York state
  energy research and development authority to provide that  Green  Bank
  funds  include  fund  programs  assisting certain building owners with
  installing energy efficient upgrades

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any law, rule, regulation or order to the
contrary, the public service commission and the New  York  state  energy
research  and  development  authority  shall provide that the Green Bank
program is made accessible for funding programs to  assist  residential,
multi-family  building  owners,  hospitals  and  commercial  owners with
installing upgrades to heating and cooling systems through the installa-
tion of a high efficiency boiler or furnace or replacement of  a  burner
in  a  boiler  that  results  in  incremental  emissions  reductions and
increased energy efficiency.  Heating and cooling  improvement  programs
established pursuant to this section shall be designed to increase effi-
ciency by at least twenty percent or reduce fuel usage by at least twen-
ty  percent and lead to a significant reduction in carbon and/or methane
emissions as  defined  by  the  authority  guidelines,  developed  after
consultation with the department of environmental conservation, provided
that  such  projects  shall have a return on investment of five years or
less. The Green Bank funding and the programs  established  pursuant  to
this  section  shall  not  be  used  for  converting heating and cooling
systems from one fuel source to another. The Green Bank  shall  seek  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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