senate Bill S8365

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires every parking garage with an electric vehicle charging station installed with state funds to be open to the public

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 reported and committed to rules
Feb 16, 2022 referred to finance

Votes

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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S8365
17
2
committee
17
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S8365 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, St Fin L; amd §§1005 & 1854, Pub Auth L; amd §66, Pub Serv L

S8365 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires every parking garage with an electric vehicle charging station installed with state funds to be open to the public; provides that no project using state funds and involving the construction, acquisition, installation, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance, equipping, furnishing or leasing of an electric vehicle charging station shall be approved in a commercial garage, unless such garage waives any and all access fees for a motor vehicle owner or operator solely charging their vehicle at a charging station located in such garage.

S8365 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8365 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8365
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the public  authorities  law  and
   the  public service law, in relation to requiring every parking garage
   with an electric vehicle charging station installed with  state  funds
   to be open to the public

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 4 of the state finance law is amended by  adding  a
 new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
   14.  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY CONTRARY PROVISION OF LAW, BEGINNING ON
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND THEREAFTER, NO STATE  AGENCY,
 STATE  OFFICIAL OR STATE EMPLOYEE ACTING IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY
 SHALL PAY OUT OR OTHERWISE DISBURSE MONEY FROM ANY FUND OR ACCOUNT UNDER
 THE MANAGEMENT OF THE STATE FOR ANY PROJECT INVOLVING THE  CONSTRUCTION,
 ACQUISITION,  INSTALLATION,  RECONSTRUCTION,  IMPROVEMENT,  MAINTENANCE,
 EQUIPPING, FURNISHING OR LEASING OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION
 IN A COMMERCIAL GARAGE, UNLESS SUCH GARAGE WAIVES  ANY  AND  ALL  ACCESS
 FEES FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE OWNER OR OPERATOR SOLELY CHARGING THEIR VEHICLE
 AT A CHARGING STATION LOCATED IN SUCH GARAGE.
   (B)  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "COMMERCIAL GARAGE" MEANS
 ANY PRIVATELY OWNED  BUILDING  OR  FACILITY  WHERE  MOTOR  VEHICLES  ARE
 PARKED, STORED, SERVICED OR REPAIRED, AND WHOSE SPACE AND FACILITIES ARE
 AVAILABLE  TO  THE  PUBLIC FOR AN ACCESS FEE WITHOUT REGARD TO THE RESI-
 DENCE, BUSINESS OR EMPLOYMENT OF THE MOTOR  VEHICLE  OWNER  OR  OPERATOR
 SEEKING SUCH SPACE OR FACILITIES.
   (C) SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMPTROLLER AND
 THE  DIVISION OF THE BUDGET, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE POWER AUTHORITY OF
 THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH  AND  DEVELOP-
 MENT AUTHORITY AND THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO
 ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS
 SUBDIVISION.
   (D)  NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL OPERATE TO IMPAIR ANY
 EXISTING CONTRACT, AWARD, OR OTHER AGREEMENT, EXCEPT THAT  ANY  RENEWAL,
 AMENDMENT  OR  MODIFICATION  OF  ANY  SUCH CONTRACT, AWARD, OR AGREEMENT
 OCCURRING ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE
 SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS SPECIFIED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.

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