senate Bill S5049

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a clean air account and makes an appropriation therefor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Mar 06, 2017 referred to finance

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S5049 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §92-s, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1146
2011-2012: S1766
2013-2014: S1247
2015-2016: S2417

S5049 - Summary

Establishes a clean air account and makes an appropriation therefor; specifies the manner in which such appropriation is to be utilized.

S5049 - Sponsor Memo

S5049 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5049

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
  clean air account; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 92-s of  the  state
finance law, as amended by section 1 of part U of chapter 58 of the laws
of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  a. The comptroller shall establish the following separate and distinct
accounts within the environmental protection fund:
  (i) solid waste account;
  (ii) parks, recreation and historic preservation account;
  (iii) open space account;
  (iv) climate change mitigation and adaptation account; [and]
  (v) environmental protection transfer account[.]; AND
  (VI) CLEAN AIR ACCOUNT.
  §  2.  Paragraph  (f)  of  subdivision  6 of section 92-s of the state
finance law is relettered paragraph (g) and a new paragraph (f) is added
to read as follows:
  (F) MONEYS FROM THE CLEAN AIR ACCOUNT SHALL BE AVAILABLE, PURSUANT  TO
APPROPRIATION,  FOR  CLEAN AIR ACCOUNT PROJECTS ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOW-
ING:
  (I) THIRTY-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS TO UPGRADE SCHOOL BOILERS. THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF EDUCATION SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE TO DETERMINE THE PRIORI-
TY OF WHICH SCHOOL BOILERS SHALL BE REPLACED;
  (II) FIVE MILLION DOLLARS FOR GRANTS TO SCHOOLS IN CLEAN  AIR  NON-AT-
TAINMENT AREAS TO PAY FOR THE INCREASED COST OF ULTRA LOW SULFUR DIESEL;
AND
  (III)  TEN  MILLION  DOLLARS TO FUND THE INITIAL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH
CONVERSION TO BOILERS OR FURNACES THAT USE BIO-FUEL.

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

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