senate Bill S4003A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the low carbon fuel standard of 2019

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 25, 2019 print number 4003a
Sep 25, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 25, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

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S4003 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5262
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0329, En Con L

S4003 - Summary

Establishes the low carbon fuel standard of 2019; such standard is intended to reduce carbon intensity from the on-road transportation sector by 20% by 2030, with further reductions to be implemented based upon advances in technology.

S4003 - Sponsor Memo

S4003 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4003

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing the "low carbon fuel standard of 2019"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act may be known and may be cited as  the
"low carbon fuel standard of 2019".
  §  2.  The  environmental  conservation law is amended by adding a new
section 19-0329 to read as follows:
§ 19-0329. LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD.
  (1) A LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE  LOW  CARBON
FUEL  STANDARD  IS  INTENDED TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM THE
TRANSPORTATION SECTOR BY TWENTY PERCENT BY  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTY,  WITH
FURTHER REDUCTIONS TO BE IMPLEMENTED BASED UPON ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY.
  (2)  THE  LOW  CARBON  FUEL  STANDARD  SHALL APPLY TO ALL PROVIDERS OF
TRANSPORTATION FUELS IN NEW YORK, SHALL BE  MEASURED  ON  A  FULL  FUELS
CYCLE BASIS AND MAY BE MET THROUGH MARKET-BASED METHODS BY WHICH PROVID-
ERS  EXCEEDING  THE  PERFORMANCE  REQUIRED BY A LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD
SHALL RECEIVE CREDITS THAT MAY BE APPLIED TO FUTURE OBLIGATIONS OR TRAD-
ED TO PROVIDERS NOT MEETING THE LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD.  FOR  PURPOSES
OF  THIS  SECTION  THE  TERM "PROVIDERS" SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE
LIMITED TO, ALL REFINERS, BLENDERS, PRODUCERS OR IMPORTERS OF  TRANSPOR-
TATION FUELS.
  (3)  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR  MONTHS  FOLLOWING ADOPTION OF THE LOW CARBON
FUEL STANDARD, THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE
ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SHALL PROMULGATE  REGULATIONS
ESTABLISHING  A  LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD WITH PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES TO
IMPLEMENT SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. THE LOW CARBON FUEL  STANDARD
SHALL  TAKE  INTO  CONSIDERATION THE LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD ADOPTED IN
CALIFORNIA AND OTHER STATES, MAY  RELY  UPON  THE  CARBON  INTENSITY  OF

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4003A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5262
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §19-0329, En Con L

S4003A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the low carbon fuel standard of 2019; such standard is intended to reduce carbon intensity from the on-road transportation sector by 20% by 2030, with further reductions to be implemented based upon advances in technology.

S4003A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4003A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4003--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN, GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,
  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU, MARTINEZ, MAY, MAYER, METZ-
  GER, MONTGOMERY, PERSAUD, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA,  SERRA-
  NO,  SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser-
  vation -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  establishing the "low carbon fuel standard of 2019"

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

  Section  1. Short title. This act may be known and may be cited as the
"low carbon fuel standard of 2019".
  § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended  by  adding  a  new
section 19-0329 to read as follows:
§ 19-0329. LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD.
  (1)  A  LOW CARBON FUEL STANDARD IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. THE LOW CARBON
FUEL STANDARD IS INTENDED TO REDUCE CARBON INTENSITY  FROM  THE  ON-ROAD
TRANSPORTATION  SECTOR  BY  TWENTY  PERCENT BY TWO THOUSAND THIRTY, WITH
FURTHER REDUCTIONS TO BE IMPLEMENTED BASED UPON ADVANCES  IN  TECHNOLOGY
AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  (2)  THE  LOW  CARBON  FUEL  STANDARD  SHALL APPLY TO ALL PROVIDERS OF
TRANSPORTATION FUELS IN NEW YORK, SHALL BE  MEASURED  ON  A  FULL  FUELS
LIFECYCLE  BASIS  AND  MAY  BE MET THROUGH MARKET-BASED METHODS BY WHICH
PROVIDERS EXCEEDING THE PERFORMANCE REQUIRED BY A LOW CARBON FUEL STAND-
ARD SHALL RECEIVE CREDITS THAT MAY BE APPLIED TO FUTURE  OBLIGATIONS  OR
TRADED  TO  PROVIDERS  NOT  MEETING  THE  LOW  CARBON FUEL STANDARD. FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "PROVIDERS" SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  SHALL
NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,  ALL REFINERS, BLENDERS, PRODUCERS OR IMPORTERS OF
TRANSPORTATION FUELS, "CARBON INTENSITY" MEANS THE QUANTITY OF LIFECYCLE

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

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