senate Bill S6344A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2020 print number 6344a
Jul 01, 2020 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 05, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6344 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-0327, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3321

S6344 - Summary

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements and bioheating fuel tax credits; requires all heating oil sold for use in any building in the state on and after July 1, 2022 be bioheating fuel that contains a minimum percent biodiesel or renewable hydrocarbon diesel.

S6344 - Sponsor Memo

S6344 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6344

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAMINSKY, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  bioheating fuel requirements

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

  Section 1. Section 19-0327 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added by chapter 315 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
§ 19-0327. Bioheating fuel requirements.
  (1)  Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
  (a) "Biodiesel" shall mean a fuel, designated  B100,  that  meets  the
specifications of [the American Society for Testing and Materials desig-
nation]  ASTM  D6751  composed  exclusively of mono-alkyl esters of long
chain fatty acids derived from feedstock.
  (b) "Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel" shall mean a  domestically-produced
fuel  derived  from  vegetable  oils,  animal  fats, and other renewable
feedstocks that meet  the  most  recent  specifications  of  ASTM  D975.
Renewable hydrocarbon shall not include any fuel from co-processed biom-
ass with a feedstock that is not biomass.
  (c) "Bioheating fuel" shall mean a fuel comprised of biodiesel blended
with  petroleum heating oil that meets the specifications of [the Ameri-
can Society for Testing and Materials designation]  ASTM  D396,  a  fuel
comprised  of  domestically-produced  renewable  hydrocarbon diesel with
petroleum heating oil that meets the specifications  of  ASTM  D975,  or
other specifications as determined by the commissioner.
  (d)  "Heating oil" shall mean petroleum oil refined for the purpose of
use as fuel for combustion in a space and/or water heating  system  that
meets  the specifications of [the American Society for Testing and Mate-
rials designation] ASTM D396 or other specifications  as  determined  by
the commissioner.

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

Co-Sponsors

S6344A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-0327, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3321

S6344A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements and bioheating fuel tax credits; requires all heating oil sold for use in any building in the state on and after July 1, 2022 be bioheating fuel that contains a minimum percent biodiesel or renewable hydrocarbon diesel.

S6344A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6344A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6344--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAMINSKY, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  bioheating fuel requirements

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

  Section  1.  Section 19-0327 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 315 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
§ 19-0327. Bioheating fuel requirements.
  (1) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Biodiesel"  shall  mean  a fuel, designated B100, that meets the
[specifications] REQUIREMENTS of the [American Society for  Testing  and
Materials  designation] ASTM INTERNATIONAL SPECIFICATION D6751 [composed
exclusively of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived  from
feedstock], OR THE MOST RECENT SPECIFICATION.
  (b)  "Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel" shall mean a domestically-produced
fuel derived from [vegetable oils,  animal  fats,  and  other  renewable
feedstocks]  AN  ELIGIBLE  FEEDSTOCK  that [meet] MEETS the [most recent
specifications] REQUIREMENTS of ASTM INTERNATIONAL  SPECIFICATION  D975,
OR  THE  MOST  RECENT  SPECIFICATION.    Renewable hydrocarbon shall not
include any fuel from co-processed biomass with a feedstock that is  not
biomass.
  (c) "Bioheating fuel" shall mean a fuel comprised of biodiesel [blend-
ed  with  petroleum  heating]  OR  RENEWABLE  HYDROCARBON DIESEL THAT IS
BLENDED WITH HEATING oil that meets the [specifications] REQUIREMENTS of
the [American Society for Testing and Materials designation] ASTM INTER-
NATIONAL SPECIFICATION D396, OR THE MOST RECENT  SPECIFICATION,  a  fuel

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

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