|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S241
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S241 (ACTIVE) - Details
S241 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S241 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to exempting new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards from the fees for the first year of registration of such vehicles; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill would be to expand New York State tax credits for alternative fuel vehicles to include vehicles that meet the clean vehicle standards. It would broaden the types of vehicle technologies that would qualify for waiving registration fees. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new provision defining a clean fuel vehicle, vehicle that meets the clean vehicle standards.
S241 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 241 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to exempting new clean fuel vehicles and vehicles that meet the clean vehicle stan- dards from the fees for the first year of registration of such vehi- cles; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding two new sections 107-a and 159-b to read as follows: § 107-A. CLEAN FUEL VEHICLE. EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH IS FOUR- WHEELED, HAS A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF NOT MORE THAN EIGHT THOU- SAND FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS, HAS A MAXIMUM SPEED OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR, AND CAN BE PROPELLED AT LEAST IN PART BY AN ELECTRIC MOTOR AND ASSOCIATED POWER ELECTRONICS THAT DRAWS ELECTRICITY FOR A HYDROGEN FUEL CELL OR FROM A BATTERY THAT HAS A BATTERY CAPACITY OF AT LEAST FOUR KILOWATT-HOURS, AND IS CAPABLE OF BEING CHARGED FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURCE OF ELECTRICITY. § 159-B. VEHICLE THAT MEETS THE CLEAN VEHICLE STANDARDS. EVERY MOTOR VEHICLE WHICH (A) IS CERTIFIED, AS PROVIDED FOR UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT (42 U.S.C. SECTION 7401 ET SEQ., AS AMENDED) AS MEETING EXHAUST EMISSION STANDARDS FOR SUPER-ULTRA-LOW EMISSION VEHI- CLES WHICH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS ADOPTED (CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGU- LATIONS, TITLE 13) AND IS PERMITTED TO ADOPT UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTION 7543, AND WHICH OTHER STATES ARE PERMITTED TO ADOPT UNDER 42 U.S.C. SECTIONS 7503 AND 7507, AND (B) HAS A FUEL EFFICIENCY THAT IS AT LEAST ONE AND ONE-HALF TIMES THE AVERAGE FUEL EFFICIENCY FOR VEHICLES IN ITS WEIGHT CLASS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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