senate Bill S542

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to "The New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Procurement And Contracts Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2021 committee discharged and committed to procurement and contracts
Jan 06, 2021 referred to finance

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S542 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2591
Current Committee:
Senate Procurement And Contracts
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §606 Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8617

S542 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to state procurement policies requiring low embodied carbon concrete be used in state projects; creates a preferential standard for concrete implementing climate breakthrough technologies; establishes the environmental product declaration tax credit.

S542 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S542 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    542
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
   implementing  "The New York State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leader-
   ship Act"

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as "The New York
 State Low Embodied Carbon Concrete Leadership Act".
   § 2. Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding  a  new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR PURCHASE OF CONCRETE.
   A.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE
 THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I) "CONCRETE" SHALL MEAN STRUCTURAL AND NON-STRUCTURAL MASONRY,  PRE-
 CAST AND READY-MIX CONCRETE BUILDING PRODUCTS.
   (II)  "CONCRETE  MIX" SHALL MEAN A SPECIFIC COMBINATION OF COMPONENTS,
 INCLUDING WATER, CEMENT, AGGREGATE AND OTHER MATERIALS WHICH ARE USED TO
 PRODUCE CONCRETE PRODUCTS. THE STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF  CONCRETE  MIXES
 VARY  BY STRENGTH, DURABILITY, CURING TIME AND OTHER PERFORMANCE CHARAC-
 TERISTICS AS A RESULT OF THE DEFINED PROPORTIONS OF THEIR COMPONENTS AND
 THE METHODS USED IN THEIR PRODUCTION.
   (III) "PORTLAND  CEMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  HYDRAULIC  CEMENT  PRODUCED  BY
 PULVERIZING  CLINKERS  IN  COMBINATION  WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE FORMS OF
 CALCIUM SULFATE.
   (IV) "EMBODIED CARBON EMISSIONS" SHALL MEAN CARBON EMISSIONS GENERATED
 AS A RESULT OF A MATERIAL'S PRODUCTION, INCLUDING MINING, REFINING,  AND
 SHIPPING.
   (V)  "GLOBAL  WARMING POTENTIAL" (GWP) SHALL MEAN A NUMERIC VALUE THAT
 MEASURES THE TOTAL CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING FROM THE  EMISSION  OF

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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