|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 26, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S1535
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1535 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1535 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1535 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to enacting the take charge New York power program SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one adds a new subdivision (i) to section 188a of the economic development law, providing that an applicant currently receiving recharge New York benefits could also apply for benefits under this program. Section 2 adds a new section 188-b to the economic development law, creating the take charge New York program. Section 3 sets the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
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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