|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to energy and telecommunications|
|Jan 10, 2019||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S1075
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
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S1075 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1075 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1075 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing the energy performance benchmarking program PURPOSE: This bill would establish the energy performance benchmarking program to require the benchmarking of energy performance for state agencies and owners of large buildings statewide for the purpose of increasing energy efficiency. Additionally, the legislation requires the benchmarking of water usage by non-government owners of large buildings. This bill does not apply to local governments and school districts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides legislative findings. Section 2 amends the public authorities law to direct state agencies and
S1075 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1075 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public authorities law and the environmental conser- vation law, in relation to establishing the energy performance bench- marking program 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 New York state is dedicated to the mutually compatible goals of environmental protection, energy security, and economic growth; increasing energy efficiency has been identified as among the most cost-effective methods for reducing greenhouse gas and other environmental pollutant emissions and increasing energy security; increasing energy efficiency can lead to increased jobs and a reduction in building operating expenses; and New York state is committed to implementing new policies to promote the efficient use of energy and natural resources in the interest of the long-term protection and enhancement of the state's environment, economy and public health. § 2. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1018 to read as follows: § 1018. BENCHMARKING. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS ARE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS: A. "AFFECTED STATE ENTITIES" MEANS (I) ALL AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS OVER WHICH THE GOVERNOR HAS EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY, AND (II) ALL PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATIONS, PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS, FOR WHICH THE GOVERNOR APPOINTS THE CHAIR, THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE, OR THE MAJORITY OF BOARD MEMBERS, EXCEPT FOR THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY. B. "AVERAGE SOURCE ENERGY USE INTENSITY" OR "AVERAGE EUI" MEANS THE AVERAGE SOURCE ENERGY USE PER SQUARE FOOT FOR ALL STATE-OWNED AND MANAGED BUILDINGS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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