assembly Bill A9602

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing a municipal renewable energy system siting database

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Mar 29, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 24, 2022 referred to energy

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A9602 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9474
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1885, amd §1902, Pub Auth L

A9602 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a municipal renewable energy system siting database for municipalities interested in siting renewable energy systems on available land within their boundaries; allows municipalities to publish their renewable energy goals and facilitate the development of renewable energy systems.

A9602 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9602
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 24, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Energy
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law, in relation to providing a
   municipal renewable energy system siting database
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative intent. Implementing renewable energy systems
 is critical to achieve the goals in the Climate Leadership and Community
 Protection Act. This bill would establish an actively  managed  database
 for  municipalities  interested  in  siting  renewable energy systems on
 available land within their boundaries. This database will allow munici-
 palities to publish their renewable  energy  goals  and  facilitate  the
 development of renewable energy systems.
   §  2.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
 1885 to read as follows:
   § 1885. MUNICIPAL RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEM SITING  DATABASE.  1.    THE
 AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH AND MANAGE A MUNICIPAL RENEWABLE ENERGY SITING
 DATABASE  TO  HELP MUNICIPALITIES FACILITATE THE DEPLOYMENT OF RENEWABLE
 ENERGY SYSTEMS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THE PUBLIC  SERVICE
 LAW, ON MUNICIPAL PROPERTY WITHIN THEIR BOUNDARIES.
   2.  THE  DATABASE SHALL BE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE AND AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE
 THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR MUNICIPALITIES THAT NOTIFY  THE  AUTHORITY
 OF THEIR INTEREST IN PARTICIPATING:
   A. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE DESIGNATED MUNICIPAL REPRESENTATIVE;
   B.  THE  TYPE OR TYPES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS THE MUNICIPALITY IS
 INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING;
   C. AN ESTIMATE OF THE AMOUNT AND TYPE OF AVAILABLE MUNICIPAL PROPERTY;
   D. A SUMMARY OF APPLICABLE LOCAL LAWS CONCERNING  THE  ENVIRONMENT  OR
 PUBLIC  HEALTH  SAFETY TO HELP FACILITATE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PERMITTING
 PROCESS PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FOUR-C OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW; AND
   E. ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE AUTHORITY DEEMS RELEVANT.
   3. THE AUTHORITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  ANY  TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE  TO  HELP
 PROMOTE SITING.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15103-02-2