senate Bill S8469

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires heating oil sold for use in any building in the state to be bioheating fuel that contains minimum percentages of biodiesel and/or renewable hydrocarbon diesel

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.1045
Mar 04, 2022 referred to environmental conservation


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May 3, 2022 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

S8469 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-0327, En Con L

S8469 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires heating oil sold for use in any building in the state to be bioheating fuel that contains minimum percentages of biodiesel and/or renewable hydrocarbon diesel.

S8469 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8469 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               March 4, 2022
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   bioheating fuel requirements

   Section 1.  Section 19-0327 of the environmental conservation law,  as
 amended by chapter 750 of the laws of 2021, paragraph (b) of subdivision
 1  and  subdivision  9  as  amended by chapter 5 of the laws of 2022, is
 amended to read as follows:
 § 19-0327. Bioheating fuel requirements.
   (1) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the following  terms
 shall have the following meanings:
   (a)  "Biodiesel"  shall  mean  a fuel, designated B100, that meets the
 requirements of the ASTM international specification D6751.
   (b) "Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel" shall mean  a  North  American-pro-
 duced fuel derived from vegetable oils, animal fats, and other renewable
 feedstocks  that  meet the requirements of ASTM international specifica-
 tion D975. Renewable hydrocarbon shall not include any fuel from co-pro-
 cessed biomass with a feedstock that is not biomass.
   (c) "Bioheating fuel" shall mean a fuel comprised of biodiesel blended
 with petroleum heating oil that  meets  the  requirements  of  the  ASTM
 international  specification D396, a fuel comprised of domestically-pro-
 duced renewable hydrocarbon diesel with petroleum heating oil that meets
 the specifications of ASTM international specification  D975,  or  other
 specifications as determined by the commissioner.
   (d)  "Heating oil" shall mean petroleum oil refined for the purpose of
 use as fuel for combustion in a space and/or water heating  system  that
 meets  the  requirements of the ATSM international specification D396 or
 other specifications as determined by the commissioner.
   (e) "Feedstock" shall mean soybean oil, oil from annual  cover  crops,
 algal  oil, biogenic waste oils, fats or greases, or non-food grade corn
 oil, provided that the commissioner may, by rules and regulations, modi-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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