assembly Bill A1483

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a small business energy assistance and advocacy services program

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Current Bill Status Via S232 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.240
substituted for a1483
Jun 17, 2019 substituted by s232
Jun 13, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.240
rules report cal.240
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 15, 2019 referred to small business

Votes

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Mar 12, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S232
22
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Jan 28, 2019 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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A1483 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S232
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-a, Ec Dev L; amd §§71 & 84, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6766
2011-2012: A235
2013-2014: A6640
2015-2016: A2521
2017-2018: A188

A1483 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a small business energy assistance and advocacy services program as part of the division of small business to assist small businesses in accessing energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy programs available through public and private sources.

A1483 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1483

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SANTABARBARA, RIVERA, WOERNER, LAVINE, PERRY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Small Business

AN ACT to amend the economic development law and the public service law,
  in relation to small business energy assistance and advocacy services

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

  Section 1. The legislature hereby finds and declares that rising ener-
gy  costs present a significant barrier to the economic viability of New
York's small businesses, a crucial sector of the state's economy.  Small
businesses  can  least  afford the time and cost associated with seeking
opportunities to conserve energy, utilize energy efficient products  and
processes  and gain access to renewable sources of energy. The viability
of small businesses and the overall economic and environmental status of
New York state will  be  enhanced  by  the  development,  expansion  and
promotion  of  accessible  and affordable programs to assist small busi-
nesses in energy conservation, energy efficiency, and increased  use  of
renewable  resources, and by ensuring equitable treatment of small busi-
nesses in the proceedings of energy-related regulatory agencies.
  The legislature hereby establishes a small business energy  assistance
and advocacy services program as part of the division for small business
within  the  New York state department of economic development to assist
small businesses in accessing energy conservation, energy efficiency and
renewable energy programs available through public and private  sources,
and  to  advocate  for the initiation and expansion of such programs and
for equitable treatment of small businesses  in  regulatory  proceedings
related to energy.
  §  2.  The economic development law is amended by adding a new section
138-a to read as follows:
  § 138-A.  SMALL  BUSINESS  ENERGY  ASSISTANCE  AND  ADVOCACY  SERVICES
PROGRAM.    1.  THERE  IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DIVISION A SMALL
BUSINESS ENERGY ASSISTANCE AND ADVOCACY SERVICES PROGRAM.

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

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