assembly Bill A7404A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the New York state energy research and development authority to prepare a report on the establishment of a New York renewable energy laboratory

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2022 signed chap.396
Jul 11, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1751
substituted for s4479a
May 16, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.194
rules report cal.194
reported
May 11, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 7404a
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to energy
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy
May 07, 2021 referred to energy

A7404 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4479
Law Section:
Energy
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6058

A7404 - Summary

Authorizes the New York state energy research and development authority to prepare a report on the feasibility, costs and benefits of establishing a renewable energy laboratory; requires such report to examine partnerships with businesses and educational institutions; determine whether a New York renewable energy laboratory would facilitate the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, create jobs, promote economic development and manufacturing, and transfer knowledge and innovations to address the state's energy and environmental goals; and consider how such laboratory may achieve the goal of involving minority students, scientists, engineers and minority and women owned business enterprises in its programs.

A7404 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7404
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Energy
 
 AN ACT to authorize the New York state energy research  and  development
   authority  to  enter into agreements to establish a New York renewable
   energy laboratory
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  New  York  state  is committed to
 expanding and advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy  projects
 to  reduce  greenhouse  gas emissions, reduce out of state dependency on
 fossil fuels, promote public health and create new  jobs.  The  goal  of
 this  act  is to make the state of New York a national and global leader
 in renewable energy research and development.
   § 2. For purposes of this act "NYREL" means  the  New  York  renewable
 energy laboratory.
   §  3. (a) The New York state energy research and development authority
 shall undertake to establish, through public and  private  partnerships,
 which  shall  include  New York based colleges and universities, private
 businesses, and not-for-profit entities, a  NYREL  to  be  headquartered
 near  JFK  International Airport in Jamaica, Queens, New York City. Such
 laboratory shall be an independent not-for-profit corporation  organized
 under the laws of the state of New York. It shall be governed by a board
 of directors which shall have seventeen members.
   (b) Such board shall include:
   (i)  one  member appointed by the chancellor of the city university of
 New York (CUNY);
   (ii) one member appointed by the chancellor of the state university of
 New York (SUNY);
   (iii) four members appointed by the governor; one  of  whom  shall  be
 appointed by the governor to be the chair;
   (iv) two members appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A7404A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4479
Law Section:
Energy
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6058

A7404A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the New York state energy research and development authority to prepare a report on the feasibility, costs and benefits of establishing a renewable energy laboratory; requires such report to examine partnerships with businesses and educational institutions; determine whether a New York renewable energy laboratory would facilitate the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, create jobs, promote economic development and manufacturing, and transfer knowledge and innovations to address the state's energy and environmental goals; and consider how such laboratory may achieve the goal of involving minority students, scientists, engineers and minority and women owned business enterprises in its programs.

A7404A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7404--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Energy -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy in accordance with
   Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to authorize the New York state energy research  and  development
   authority  to  prepare  a  report  on  the establishment of a New York
   renewable energy laboratory
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    (a)  The New York state energy research and development
 authority shall prepare a report on the feasibility, costs and  benefits
 of establishing a renewable energy laboratory. The report, at a minimum,
 will:    (i)  examine the most effective methods to develop partnerships
 with businesses and educational  institutions  such  as  CUNY  and  SUNY
 campuses  to  support  the  creation of a renewable energy laboratory to
 encourage ongoing  linkages  between  training,  research,  development,
 demonstration  and technology transfer resources; (ii) determine whether
 such a laboratory would facilitate the development of  renewable  energy
 and  energy  efficiency  technologies  and  practices,  advanced related
 science and engineering, create jobs, promote economic  development  and
 manufacturing,   and   transfer  knowledge  and  innovations,  including
 advancements in renewable energy systems as defined in section  66-p  of
 the  public service law, smart grids and battery storage; (iii) consider
 how a renewable energy laboratory may  achieve  the  goal  of  involving
 minority  students,  scientists,  engineers and minority and women owned
 business enterprises in its programs.
   (b) The authority shall submit the final report to the  governor,  the
 temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly within
 one year of the effective date of this act.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05616-03-2