assembly Bill A9559

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all new residential and commercial construction that has dedicated off-street parking to implement electric vehicle supply equipment infrastructure

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Jan 24, 2020 referred to governmental operations

A9559 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §378-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3435

A9559 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all new residential and commercial construction that has dedicated off-street parking to implement electric vehicle supply equipment infrastructure in conformance with the requirements of the current edition of the national electrical code.

A9559 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9559

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  requiring  all  new
  residential  and commercial construction that has dedicated off-street
  parking to implement electric vehicle supply equipment infrastructure

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "electric vehicle readiness act".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  378-a  to
read as follows:
  §  378-A. STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY EQUIP-
MENT. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "ELECTRIC  VEHICLE"  OR "EV" SHALL MEAN AN AUTOMOTIVE-TYPE VEHICLE
FOR ON-ROAD USE, SUCH AS PASSENGER  AUTOMOBILES,  BUSES,  TRUCKS,  VANS,
NEIGHBORHOOD  ELECTRIC  VEHICLES,  ELECTRIC  MOTORCYCLES,  AND THE LIKE,
POWERED BY AN ELECTRIC MOTOR THAT  DRAWS  CURRENT  FROM  A  RECHARGEABLE
STORAGE BATTERY, FUEL CELL, PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAY, OR OTHER SOURCE OF ELEC-
TRIC  CURRENT  WHICH  IS  CHARGED  BY  BEING  PLUGGED INTO AN ELECTRICAL
SOURCE.  FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, OFF-ROAD, SELF-PROPELLED ELEC-
TRIC VEHICLES, SUCH AS INDUSTRIAL  TRUCKS,  HOISTS,  LIFTS,  TRANSPORTS,
GOLF  CARTS,  AIRLINE GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, TRACTORS, BOATS, AND THE
LIKE, ARE NOT INCLUDED.
  B. "ELECTRIC VEHICLE  SUPPLY  EQUIPMENT"  OR  "EVSE"  SHALL  MEAN  THE
CONDUCTORS,  INCLUDING  THE UNGROUNDED, GROUNDED AND EQUIPMENT GROUNDING
CONDUCTORS, AND THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CONNECTORS, ATTACHMENT  PLUGS,  AND
ALL OTHER FITTINGS, DEVICES, POWER OUTLETS, OR OTHER APPARATUS INSTALLED
SPECIFICALLY  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF TRANSFERRING ENERGY BETWEEN THE WIRING
OF THE PREMISES AND THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE.
  C. "ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY EQUIPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE" SHALL  MEAN  THE
EQUIPMENT, AS DEFINED BY THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, WHICH IS PROVIDED
TO SUPPORT FUTURE ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING. THIS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT
BE  LIMITED  TO: THE DESIGN LOAD PLACED ON ELECTRICAL PANELS AND SERVICE

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