assembly Bill A8938

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned and municipal properties

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 02, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A8938 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7232
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1466

A8938 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers and requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties.

A8938 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8938
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 2, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned
   and municipal properties
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  1005 of the public authorities law is amended by
 adding two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
   28. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO BE THE SOLE PROVID-
 ER OF ELECTRICITY AND POWER TO ALL STATE OWNED AND MUNICIPAL PROPERTIES.
   29. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO, ON OR AFTER  JANU-
 ARY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, ONLY GENERATE AND TRANSMIT RENEWA-
 BLE POWER AND  ENERGY  AND  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  ONLY  PLAN,  FINANCE,
 CONSTRUCT, ACQUIRE, OPERATE, IMPROVE AND/OR MAINTAIN TRANSMISSION FACIL-
 ITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSMITTING RENEWABLE POWER AND ENERGY INCLUD-
 ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, RENEWABLE THER-
 MAL  ENERGY  TECHNOLOGY  SUCH  AS  HEAT  PUMPS,  SOLAR THERMAL, OR OTHER
 HEATING OR COOLING TECHNOLOGIES USING RENEWABLE SOURCES OF  ENERGY  THAT
 DO  NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES, OR ANY POWER OR ENERGY CREATED BY RENEWA-
 BLE GENERATION PROJECTS AND FACILITIES.
   § 2. Nothing in this act is intended to limit, impair, or  affect  the
 legal  authority  of  the power authority of the state of New York under
 any other provision of title 1 of article 5 of  the  public  authorities
 law.
   § 3. This act shall take effect two years after it shall have become a
 law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13940-03-9