assembly Bill A1466A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act"; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2021 print number 1466a
Apr 12, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 11, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A1466 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6453
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L; rpld §349-d, Gen Bus L; amd §44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8938

A1466 - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act" requiring 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; repeals certain provisions relating thereto.

A1466 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1466
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, RICHARDSON, COLTON, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED,
   KIM,  COOK,  DICKENS,  SIMON,  STIRPE,  BARNWELL,  CRUZ, L. ROSENTHAL,
   WEPRIN, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  HEVESI,  HYNDMAN  --
   read  once  and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities
   and Commissions

 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned
   and municipal properties
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  1005 of the public authorities law is amended by
 adding two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
   28. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO BE THE SOLE PROVID-
 ER OF ELECTRICITY AND POWER TO ALL STATE OWNED AND MUNICIPAL PROPERTIES.
   29. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, TO, ON OR AFTER  JANU-
 ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SEVEN, ONLY GENERATE AND TRANSMIT RENEWA-
 BLE  POWER  AND  ENERGY  AND  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  ONLY PLAN, FINANCE,
 CONSTRUCT, ACQUIRE, OPERATE, IMPROVE AND/OR MAINTAIN TRANSMISSION FACIL-
 ITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSMITTING RENEWABLE POWER AND ENERGY INCLUD-
 ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS, RENEWABLE THER-
 MAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SUCH  AS  HEAT  PUMPS,  SOLAR  THERMAL,  OR  OTHER
 HEATING  OR  COOLING TECHNOLOGIES USING RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY THAT
 DO NOT EMIT GREENHOUSE GASES, OR ANY POWER OR ENERGY CREATED BY  RENEWA-
 BLE GENERATION PROJECTS AND FACILITIES.
   §  2.  Nothing in this act is intended to limit, impair, or affect the
 legal authority of the power authority of the state of  New  York  under
 any  other  provision  of title 1 of article 5 of the public authorities
 law.
   § 3. This act shall take effect two years after it shall have become a
 law.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05455-01-1

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A1466A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6453
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L; rpld §349-d, Gen Bus L; amd §44, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8938

A1466A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Implements the "New York State Build Public Renewables Act" requiring 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; repeals certain provisions relating thereto.

A1466A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1466--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, RICHARDSON, COLTON, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED,
   KIM,  COOK,  DICKENS,  SIMON,  STIRPE,  BARNWELL,  CRUZ, L. ROSENTHAL,
   WEPRIN, ROZIC, MAMDANI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI, HYND-
   MAN -- read once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
   Authorities  and  Commissions  --  committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.