assembly Bill A2591

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 19, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A2591 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S542
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8617

A2591 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to state procurement policies requiring low embodied carbon concrete be used in state projects; creates a preferential standard for concrete implementing climate breakthrough technologies; establishes the environmental product declaration tax credit.

A2591 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2591
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, DICKENS, RODRIGUEZ, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI,
   GLICK,  STIRPE,  FAHY,  BARRON, DAVILA, NIOU, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, SIMON -- read once  and  referred
   to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01244-03-1