assembly Bill A6599

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires organizations that receive funds for capital improvements use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where available

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Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1806
substituted for s31
Jun 18, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 14, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.277
rules report cal.277
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Apr 30, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 12, 2019 referred to energy

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A6599 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S31
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1680-s, Pub Auth L; add §16-bb, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5831, S5045
2013-2014: A53, S1187
2015-2016: A664, S3034
2017-2018: A2012, S54

A6599 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires organizations that receive funds for capital improvements by the New York state dormitory authority and the urban development corporation to use such funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and appliances where available; defines energy star.

A6599 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6599

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Energy

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the New York state  urban
  development  corporation  act,  in relation to requiring organizations
  that receive funds for capital improvements  by  the  New  York  state
  dormitory  authority and the urban development corporation to use such
  funds for the purchase of energy star equipment and  appliances  where
  available

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1680-s to read as follows:
  §  1680-S.  CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY
THE DORMITORY AUTHORITY TO AN ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF  BUILDING
UPGRADES,  APPLIANCE  PURCHASES, OR OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, SHALL BE
USED TO PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAIL-
ABLE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  OR
DEPARTMENT  OF  ENERGY  INDICATING THAT A PRODUCT MEETS THE ENERGY EFFI-
CIENCY STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE AGENCY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE  ENERGY
STAR PROGRAM.
  §  2.  Section  1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the
New York state urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a
new section 16-bb to read as follows:
  § 16-BB. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUNDING. 1. ANY FUNDS ADMINISTERED BY THE
CORPORATION TO AN ORGANIZATION FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  BUILDING  UPGRADES,
APPLIANCE  PURCHASES,  OR  OTHER  CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, SHALL BE USED TO
PURCHASE ONLY ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT AND APPLIANCES, WHERE AVAILABLE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENERGY STAR" SHALL MEAN
A DESIGNATION FROM THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  OR

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

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