senate Bill S5114

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York microgrids act"

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 09, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S5114 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 8 Title 9-B §§1900 - 1903, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4490

S5114 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York microgrids act" to establish the microgrids of New York grant program within the New York state energy research and development authority; such program shall award monies to certain areas of the state for the purposes of reducing utility rates, reducing utility demand and encouraging use of renewable energy resources.

S5114 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5114 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5114

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to enacting the
  "New York microgrids act"

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

  Section  1.  Article  8  of  the  public authorities law is amended by
adding a new title 9-B to read as follows:

                                TITLE 9-B
                         NEW YORK MICROGRIDS ACT

SECTION 1900. SHORT TITLE.
        1901. DEFINITIONS.
        1902. PURPOSES.
        1903. MICROGRIDS OF NEW YORK GRANT PROGRAM.
  § 1900. SHORT TITLE. THIS TITLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"NEW YORK MICROGRIDS ACT".
  § 1901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "AUTHORITY"  MEANS THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOP-
MENT AUTHORITY CONTINUED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED  FIFTY-TWO
OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  "ENERGY INSECURE REGIONS" MEANS AREAS OF THE STATE THAT HAVE EXPE-
RIENCED INCREASED ELECTRICITY OUTAGES DUE TO GRID INSTABILITY,  CAPACITY
CONSTRAINTS, DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSMISSION LINE ISSUES.
  3.  "PROGRAM"  MEANS  THE  MICROGRIDS OF NEW YORK GRANT PROGRAM ESTAB-
LISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETEEN HUNDRED THREE OF THIS TITLE.
  4. "RURAL AREAS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IS  ASCRIBED  TO  SUCH
TERM PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF
THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  5.  "LOW-INCOME  COMMUNITY"  MEANS A CENSUS BLOCK GROUP, OR CONTIGUOUS
AREA WITH MULTIPLE CENSUS BLOCK GROUPS, HAVING A  LOW-INCOME  POPULATION

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