assembly Bill A8298

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the state or any agency or authority thereof to purchase zero emission vehicles beginning in two thousand twenty-three

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Oct 20, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A8298 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §201-a, Exec L

A8298 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the state or any agency or authority thereof to purchase zero emission vehicles beginning in two thousand twenty-three.

A8298 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8298
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the state or
   any agency or public authority thereof to purchase zero emission vehi-
   cles beginning in two thousand twenty-three

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 201-a of the executive law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
   10. BEGINNING ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE  AND  THERE-
 AFTER,  EVERY  PASSENGER VEHICLE PURCHASED, LEASED OR ACQUIRED BY OR FOR
 THE STATE OR ANY AGENCY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY  THEREOF  SHALL  BE  A  ZERO
 EMISSION VEHICLE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "ZERO EMISSION VEHI-
 CLE"  SHALL MEAN A VEHICLE POWERED BY MEANS OF A BATTERY OR FUEL CELL OR
 A COMBINATION THEREOF, OR ANOTHER SOURCE OF POWER,  THAT  PRODUCES  ZERO
 EXHAUST EMISSIONS OF ANY GREENHOUSE GAS, CRITERIA POLLUTANT OR PRECURSOR
 POLLUTANT  UNDER  ANY AND ALL POSSIBLE OPERATIONAL MODES AND CONDITIONS.
 THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
 ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION  AND  THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND
 DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SHALL, NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE EFFEC-
 TIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, DEVELOP A SPECIFIC STATE  FLEET  PROCURE-
 MENT  PLAN  TO  IMPLEMENT  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION, PROVIDED,
 HOWEVER, THAT SUCH PLAN SHALL PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS WHERE A ZERO  EMIS-
 SION VEHICLE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PROCUREMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13189-01-1