senate Bill S1535

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the take charge New York power program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Mar 26, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 26, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S1535
5
3
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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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 26, 2019

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S1535 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §188-a, add §188-b, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7769

S1535 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the take charge New York power program to award microgrid allocations to eligible applicants.

S1535 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1535 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1535

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to  amend the economic development law, in relation to enacting
  the take charge New York power program

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

  Section 1. Section 188-a of the economic development law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  ANY  APPLICANT  CURRENTLY  RECEIVING  PROCEEDS UNDER THIS SECTION
SHALL ALSO BE PERMITTED TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS UNDER SECTION ONE  HUNDRED
EIGHTY-EIGHT-B OF THIS ARTICLE.
  §  2.  The economic development law is amended by adding a new section
188-b to read as follows:
  § 188-B. TAKE CHARGE NEW YORK POWER PROGRAM. (A) DEFINITIONS.  FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE  THE  FOLLOWING
MEANINGS:
  (1)  "APPLICABLE CRITERIA" SHALL MEAN THE CRITERIA SPECIFIED IN SUBDI-
VISION (C) OF THIS SECTION.
  (2) "AUTHORITY" SHALL MEAN THE POWER AUTHORITY OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW
YORK.
  (3)  "ELIGIBLE  APPLICANT"  SHALL  MEAN AN ELIGIBLE BUSINESS, ELIGIBLE
SMALL BUSINESS, ELIGIBLE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OR ELIGIBLE  NOT-
FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATION  AS  DEFINED  IN THIS SECTION, PROVIDED HOWEVER,
THAT AN ELIGIBLE  APPLICANT  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  RETAIL  BUSINESSES  AS
DEFINED  BY  THE  BOARD,  INCLUDING,  WITHOUT LIMITATION, SPORTS VENUES,
GAMING OR ENTERTAINMENT-RELATED ESTABLISHMENTS OR  PLACES  OF  OVERNIGHT
ACCOMMODATION.
  (4)  "ELIGIBLE  BUSINESS"  SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS OTHER THAN A NOT-FOR-
PROFIT CORPORATION WHICH  NORMALLY  UTILIZES  A  MINIMUM  PEAK  ELECTRIC
DEMAND IN EXCESS OF FOUR HUNDRED KILOWATTS.

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

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