senate Bill S7232

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned and municipal properties

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 13, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S7232 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8938
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L

S7232 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers and requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties.

S7232 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7232 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7232

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
  New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned
  and municipal properties

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

  Section 1. Section 1005 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
adding two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
  28. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO BE THE SOLE PROVID-
ER OF ELECTRICITY AND POWER TO ALL STATE OWNED AND MUNICIPAL PROPERTIES.
  29.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO, ON OR AFTER JANU-
ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE, ONLY GENERATE AND TRANSMIT  RENEWA-
BLE  POWER  AND  ENERGY  AND  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  ONLY PLAN, FINANCE,
CONSTRUCT, ACQUIRE, OPERATE, IMPROVE AND/OR MAINTAIN TRANSMISSION FACIL-
ITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSMITTING RENEWABLE POWER AND ENERGY INCLUD-
ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, RENEWABLE THER-
MAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SUCH  AS  HEAT  PUMPS,  SOLAR  THERMAL,  OR  OTHER
HEATING  OR  COOLING TECHNOLOGIES USING RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY THAT
DO NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES, OR ANY POWER OR ENERGY CREATED BY  RENEWA-
BLE GENERATION PROJECTS AND FACILITIES.
  §  2.  Nothing in this act is intended to limit, impair, or affect the
legal authority of the power authority of the state of  New  York  under
any  other  provision  of title 1 of article 5 of the public authorities
law.
  § 3. This act shall take effect two years after it shall have become a
law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13940-03-9

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