senate Bill S6453C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1646
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 27, 2022 print number 6453c
May 27, 2022 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
May 20, 2022 print number 6453b
May 20, 2022 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 25, 2022 print number 6453a
Apr 25, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 05, 2022 referred to energy and telecommunications
Apr 29, 2021 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S6453 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1466
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1005 & 1003, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7232, A8938

S6453 - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers; requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties; requires certain New York power authority projects and programs pay a prevailing wage and utilize project labor agreements.

S6453 - Sponsor Memo

S6453 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6453
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
   communications
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public authorities law and the public service law,
   in relation to implementing the "New York State Build  Public  Renewa-
   bles  Act";  and  to repeal certain provisions of the general business
   law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act".
   § 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding
 nine  new  subdivisions 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 to read as
 follows:
   28. (A) THE AUTHORITY IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE,
 PLAN, DESIGN, ENGINEER, FINANCE,  CONSTRUCT,  OPERATE,  MANAGE,  IMPROVE
 AND/OR  MAINTAIN  ANY  RENEWABLE  ENERGY  PROJECT. THE AUTHORITY IS ALSO
 AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROVIDE ENERGY  EFFICIENCY,  RETROFITS,  HIGH
 PERFORMANCE/SUSTAINABLE BUILDING, AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT SERVICES.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISIONS TWENTY-NINE,
 THIRTY,  THIRTY-ONE,  THIRTY-TWO, THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE
 AND THIRTY-SIX OF THIS SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I)  "RENEWABLE  ENERGY"  SHALL BE DEFINED AS RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY OR
 THERMAL ENERGY THAT DOES NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES OR  OTHER  POLLUTANTS
 INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO, PHOTOVOLTAICS (SOLAR), LAND-BASED AND
 OFFSHORE WIND, RUN-OF-THE-RIVER AND EXISTING NEW YORK  STATE  HYDROELEC-
 TRIC,  GEOTHERMAL  ELECTRIC,  TIDAL  ENERGY, WAVE ENERGY, BATTERY ENERGY
 STORAGE SYSTEMS, PUMPED HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, AND RENEW-
 ABLE THERMAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SUCH AS  SOLAR  THERMAL,  AIR-SOURCE  AND
 GROUND-SOURCE  HEAT  PUMPS,  RENEWABLE  CO-GENERATION,  DISTRICT HEATING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S6453A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1466
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1005 & 1003, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7232, A8938

S6453A - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers; requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties; requires certain New York power authority projects and programs pay a prevailing wage and utilize project labor agreements.

S6453A - Sponsor Memo

S6453A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6453--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, SALAZAR, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BRISPORT, CLEARE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,  KAVANAGH,  MAY,  MYRIE,
   RAMOS,  RIVERA, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Energy and Telecommunications -- recommitted to the Committee on Ener-
   gy  and Telecommunications in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to implementing
   the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act".
   § 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding
 twelve  new subdivisions 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and
 39 to read as follows:
   28. (A) THE AUTHORITY IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE,
 PLAN, DESIGN, ENGINEER, FINANCE,  CONSTRUCT,  OPERATE,  MANAGE,  IMPROVE
 AND/OR MAINTAIN ANY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISIONS TWENTY-NINE,
 THIRTY,  THIRTY-ONE, THIRTY-TWO, THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE,
 THIRTY-SIX, THIRTY-SEVEN, THIRTY-EIGHT, AND THIRTY-NINE OF THIS SECTION,
 THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I) "RENEWABLE ENERGY" SHALL BE DEFINED AS  RENEWABLE  ELECTRICITY  OR
 THERMAL  ENERGY  THAT DOES NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES OR OTHER POLLUTANTS
 INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  PHOTOVOLTAICS  (SOLAR),  LAND-BASED  AND
 OFFSHORE  WIND,  RUN-OF-THE-RIVER AND EXISTING NEW YORK STATE HYDROELEC-
 TRIC, GEOTHERMAL ELECTRIC, TIDAL ENERGY,  WAVE  ENERGY,  BATTERY  ENERGY
 STORAGE SYSTEMS, PUMPED HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, AND RENEW-
 ABLE  THERMAL  ENERGY  TECHNOLOGY  SUCH AS SOLAR THERMAL, AIR-SOURCE AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05455-18-2

Co-Sponsors

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S6453B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1466
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1005 & 1003, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7232, A8938

S6453B - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers; requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties; requires certain New York power authority projects and programs pay a prevailing wage and utilize project labor agreements.

S6453B - Sponsor Memo

S6453B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6453--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, SALAZAR, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BRISPORT, CLEARE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,  KAVANAGH,  MAY,  MYRIE,
   RAMOS,  RIVERA, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Energy and Telecommunications -- recommitted to the Committee on Ener-
   gy  and Telecommunications in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  implementing
   the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act".
   §  2.  Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended by adding
 thirteen new subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
 and 42 to read as follows:
   30. (A) THE AUTHORITY IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE,
 PLAN, DESIGN, ENGINEER, FINANCE,  CONSTRUCT,  OPERATE,  MANAGE,  IMPROVE
 AND/OR MAINTAIN ANY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT.
   (B)  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISIONS THIRTY-ONE,
 THIRTY-TWO, THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX,  THIRTY-
 SEVEN, THIRTY-EIGHT, THIRTY-NINE, FORTY, FORTY-ONE AND FORTY-TWO OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (I) "RENEWABLE ENERGY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS RENEWABLE ENERGY
 SYSTEMS AS SET FORTH IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW.
   (II) "RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT" SHALL BE DEFINED AS ALL INFRASTRUCTURE
 WHICH  GENERATES,  STORES,  DISTRIBUTES OR TRANSMITS RENEWABLE ENERGY OR
 THERMAL ENERGY AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (I)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  AND
 INCLUDES  THE  CONSTRUCTION,  INSTALLATION AND/OR OPERATION OF ANCILLARY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05455-19-2

Co-Sponsors

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S6453C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1466
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1005 & 1003, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7232, A8938

S6453C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers; requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties; requires certain New York power authority projects and programs pay a prevailing wage and utilize project labor agreements.

S6453C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6453C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6453--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, SALAZAR, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BRISPORT, CLEARE, GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HINCHEY,  HOYLMAN,
   JACKSON,  KAVANAGH,  KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, MYRIE, RAMOS, RIVERA, SANDERS,
   SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
   nications  --  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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to implementing
   the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act".
   § 2. Section 1005 of the public authorities law is amended  by  adding
 fourteen  new  subdivisions  30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40,
 41, 42, and 43 to read as follows:
   30. (A) THE AUTHORITY IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PURCHASE, ACQUIRE,
 PLAN, DESIGN, ENGINEER, FINANCE,  CONSTRUCT,  OPERATE,  MANAGE,  IMPROVE
 AND/OR MAINTAIN ANY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT.
   (B)  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISIONS THIRTY-ONE,
 THIRTY-TWO, THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX,  THIRTY-
 SEVEN,   THIRTY-EIGHT,  THIRTY-NINE,  FORTY,  FORTY-ONE,  FORTY-TWO  AND
 FORTY-THREE OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE  FOLLOW-
 ING MEANINGS:
   (I) "RENEWABLE ENERGY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS RENEWABLE ENERGY
 SYSTEMS AS SET FORTH IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX-P OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05455-21-2

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