senate Bill S8965

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to "The New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act"

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Sep 04, 2020 referred to rules

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S8965 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8617
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2591

S8965 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to state procurement policies relating to requiring low embodied carbon concrete be used in state projects and creating a preferential standard for concrete implementing CO2 capture and utilization technologies; establishes the environmental product declaration tax credit.

S8965 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8965 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8965
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             September 4, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
   implementing  "The New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leader-
   ship Act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as "The New York
 State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act".
   § 2. Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding  a  new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR PURCHASE OF CONCRETE.
   A.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I) "CONCRETE" SHALL MEAN STRUCTURAL AND NON-STRUCTURAL MASONRY,  PRE-
 CAST AND READY-MIX CONCRETE BUILDING PRODUCTS.
   (II)  "CONCRETE  MIX" SHALL MEAN A SPECIFIC COMBINATION OF COMPONENTS,
 INCLUDING WATER, CEMENT, AGGREGATE AND OTHER MATERIALS WHICH ARE USED TO
 PRODUCE CONCRETE PRODUCTS. THE STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF  CONCRETE  MIXES
 VARY  BY STRENGTH, DURABILITY, CURING TIME AND OTHER PERFORMANCE CHARAC-
 TERISTICS AS A RESULT OF THE DEFINED PROPORTIONS OF THEIR COMPONENTS AND
 THE METHODS USED IN THEIR PRODUCTION.
   (III) "PORTLAND  CEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  HYDRAULIC  CEMENT  PRODUCED  BY
 PULVERIZING  CLINKERS  IN  COMBINATION  WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE FORMS OF
 CALCIUM SULFATE.
   (IV) "EMBODIED CARBON EMISSIONS" SHALL MEAN CARBON EMISSIONS GENERATED
 AS A RESULT OF A MATERIAL'S PRODUCTION, INCLUDING MINING, REFINING,  AND
 SHIPPING.
   (V)"GLOBAL  WARMING  POTENTIAL"  (GWP) SHALL MEAN A NUMERIC VALUE THAT
 MEASURES THE TOTAL CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING FROM THE  EMISSION  OF
 GREENHOUSE  GASES,  OR  THE  ELIMINATION  OF  GREENHOUSE GAS SINKS, THAT
 RESULTS FROM THE PRODUCTION AND/OR UTILIZATION OF A SPECIFIC PRODUCT  OR
 SERVICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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