senate Bill S5439A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase of fuel economy, battery, electric and hybrid passenger vehicles by the office of general services

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2020 print number 5439a
Jun 04, 2020 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to energy
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1558
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 01, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Co-Sponsors

S5439 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-108, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2838

S5439 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of energy to adopt regulations increasing fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles purchased by or for the state or any agency or public authority thereof, and requires that by 2030 all such vehicles shall be battery, electric, plug-in hybrid electric or zero emission vehicles.

S5439 - Sponsor Memo

S5439 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5439

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy law, in relation to the purchase of fuel
  economy, electric and hybrid  passenger  vehicles  by  the  office  of
  general services

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

  Section 1. Section 5-108 of the energy law, as amended by chapter  120
of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  §  5-108.  Purchase of passenger automobiles.  a. The commissioner, in
consultation with the commissioner of the office  of  general  services,
shall  promulgate rules and regulations which shall require[, at a mini-
mum,] that all passenger automobiles purchased by or for  the  state  or
any  agency  or  public  authority  thereof,  of which a majority of the
members are  appointed  by  the  governor,  in  any  fiscal  year  which
commences  on  or  after  April first, [nineteen hundred eighty-one] TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY, achieve an average fuel economy [not  less  than]  THAT
MEETS  OR  EXCEEDS  the  applicable average fuel economy standard estab-
lished pursuant to the provisions of this section  for  the  model  year
which includes January first of such fiscal year.
  b.  The  commissioner,  in  consultation  with  the  office of general
services, shall be further authorized to establish minimum fuel  economy
standards  for  different classes of passenger automobiles, as appropri-
ate, which shall be applicable to such vehicles purchased by or for  the
state  or any agency or public authority thereof subject to the require-
ments of subdivision a  of  this  section.    WHENEVER  PRACTICABLE  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PURCHASE BATTERY, ELECTRIC, PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC
OR ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES.
  c. As used in this section:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11348-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S5439A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-108, Energy L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2838

S5439A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of energy to adopt regulations increasing fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles purchased by or for the state or any agency or public authority thereof, and requires that by 2030 all such vehicles shall be battery, electric, plug-in hybrid electric or zero emission vehicles.

S5439A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5439A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5439--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. METZGER, BROOKS, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
  and  Telecommunications  -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy and
  Telecommunications in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy law, in relation to the purchase of fuel
  economy, electric and hybrid  passenger  vehicles  by  the  office  of
  general services

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

  Section 1. Section 5-108 of the energy law, as amended by chapter  120
of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  §  5-108.  Purchase of passenger automobiles.  a. The commissioner, in
consultation with the commissioner of the office  of  general  services,
shall  promulgate rules and regulations which shall require[, at a mini-
mum,] that all passenger automobiles purchased by or for  the  state  or
any  agency  or  public  authority  thereof,  of which a majority of the
members are  appointed  by  the  governor,  in  any  fiscal  year  which
commences  on  or  after  April first, [nineteen hundred eighty-one] TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, achieve an average fuel  economy  [not  less  than]
THAT  MEETS  OR  EXCEEDS  the  applicable  average fuel economy standard
established pursuant to the provisions of this  section  for  the  model
year which includes January first of such fiscal year.
  b.  The  commissioner,  in  consultation  with  the  office of general
services, shall be further authorized to establish minimum fuel  economy
standards  for  different classes of passenger automobiles, as appropri-
ate, which shall be applicable to such vehicles purchased by or for  the
state  or any agency or public authority thereof subject to the require-
ments of subdivision a of this section. BY JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11348-03-0

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