assembly Bill A3090

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase of zero-emission buses

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Jan 22, 2021 referred to transportation

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A3090 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§17-c & 18-c, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9046

A3090 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the purchase of zero-emission buses.

A3090 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3090
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. DINOWITZ, SAYEGH, THIELE, GALEF, GLICK, CRUZ,
   LAVINE, CARROLL,  NIOU,  COLTON,  HYNDMAN,  DICKENS,  SIMON,  EPSTEIN,
   L. ROSENTHAL,  McMAHON,  GOTTFRIED, FRONTUS, PAULIN, CYMBROWITZ, FAHY,
   REYES, BARRON, SEAWRIGHT, OTIS, STECK, JACOBSON,  WALLACE,  RICHARDSON
   -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, McDONOUGH -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the transportation law, in relation to the purchase of
   zero-emission buses
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
 17-c to read as follows:
   § 17-C. ZERO-EMISSION BUSES. 1. NO LATER THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOU-
 SAND TWENTY-NINE, EVERY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
 OPERATING ASSISTANCE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION EIGHTEEN-B OF  THIS
 ARTICLE  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO  PURCHASE  ONLY ZERO-EMISSION BUSES AND
 RELATED EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES AS PART OF THE  NORMAL  REPLACEMENT  OF
 ITS FLEET.
   2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "ZERO-EMISSION BUS" SHALL MEAN A MOTOR
 VEHICLE  THAT  HAS  A  SEATING CAPACITY OF FIFTEEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN
 ADDITION TO THE DRIVER AND USED FOR THE TRANSPORTATION  OF  PERSONS;  IS
 PROPELLED  BY  AN  ELECTRIC MOTOR AND ASSOCIATED POWER ELECTRONICS WHICH
 PROVIDE ACCELERATION TORQUE TO THE DRIVE WHEELS  DURING  NORMAL  VEHICLE
 OPERATION  AND  DRAWS  ELECTRICITY  FROM  A HYDROGEN FUEL CELL OR FROM A
 BATTERY WHICH IS CAPABLE OF BEING RECHARGED FROM AN EXTERNAL  SOURCE  OF
 ELECTRICITY; OR OTHERWISE OPERATES WITHOUT DIRECT EMISSION OF ATMOSPHER-
 IC POLLUTANTS.
   § 2. The transportation law is amended by adding a new section 18-c to
 read as follows:
   §  18-C.  CAPITAL  PLAN  REQUIREMENTS.  IN  FORMULATING  THE FIVE-YEAR
 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CAPITAL PLANS, THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL:  (A)
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.