Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2022||
reported and committed to rules
|May 09, 2022||
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 02, 2022||
referred to procurement and contracts
Senate Bill S8221
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8221 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8221 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the office of general services, in consultation with the power authority of the state of New York, to ensure that all operations that power, heat or cool the empire state plaza complex shall entirely use renewable energy systems; requires the office of general services to establish an advisory committee to advise the office of general services on the preparation, design and content of a plan for the use of renewable energy systems.
2021-S8221 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8221 SPONSOR: BRESLIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the public authorities law, in relation to the utilization of renewable energy at state-owned facili- ties in Albany PURPOSE: The bill requires that state facilities at the Empire State Plaza complex in downtown Albany shall entirely use renewables for power, heat and cooling. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 state that the bill shall be known as the renewable Capitol Act Section 2 amends the executive law to add a new section 204 with defi- nitions.
2021-S8221 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8221 I N S E N A T E February 2, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Procurement and Contracts AN ACT to amend the executive law and the public authorities law, in relation to the utilization of renewable energy at state-owned facili- ties in Albany 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 "Renewable Capitol Act". § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 204 to read as follows: § 204. RENEWABLE CAPITOL PROJECT. 1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) THE "ADVISORY COMMITTEE" SHALL MEAN THE COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION. (B) THE "CLCPA" SHALL MEAN THE NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT ENACTED AS CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED SIX OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, AS IT SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME BE AMENDED. (C) "CO-POLLUTANTS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDI- VISION THREE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW. (D) "EMERGENCY GENERATOR" SHALL MEAN THE SET OF DIESEL GENERATORS LOCATED ON SHERIDAN AVENUE IN ALBANY, NEW YORK AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THAT ARE INTENDED TO POWER THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA COMPLEX DURING AN EMERGENCY FAULT CONDITION CAUSING AN INTERRUPTION TO NORMAL ELECTRICITY SERVICE FROM THE GRID. (E) "EMPIRE STATE PLAZA COMPLEX" OR THE "COMPLEX" SHALL MEAN THE COMPLEX OF STATE-OWNED BUILDINGS AND THE LAND THEREON IN ALBANY, NEW YORK THAT UTILIZE THE STEAM DISTRIBUTION NETWORK OF THE SHERIDAN AVENUE STEAM PLANT, INCLUDING WHAT ARE POPULARLY KNOWN AS EMPIRE STATE PLAZA, THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, THE STATE MUSEUM, THE ALFRED E. SMITH BUILD- ING, THE STATE EDUCATION BUILDING, THE SHERIDAN AVENUE STEAM PLANT, AND THE FORMER ALBANY NEW YORK SOLID WASTE ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM INCINERA- TOR BUILDING. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14244-02-2
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