senate Bill S4479A

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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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7404 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by 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
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a7404a
ordered to third reading cal.1751
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 09, 2022 print number 4479a
May 09, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
Feb 05, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

S4479 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7404
Law Section:
Energy
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6058

S4479 - 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.

S4479 - Sponsor Memo

S4479 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4479
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations
 
 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;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4479A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7404
Law Section:
Energy
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6058

S4479A (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.

S4479A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4479A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4479--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-
   cations in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  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.

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