assembly Bill A7290

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.113
signed chap.750
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
May 24, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.338
substituted for s3321a
May 19, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.383
May 11, 2021 reported
May 04, 2021 referred to environmental conservation


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A7290 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-0327, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:

A7290 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to bioheating fuel requirements and bioheating fuel tax credits; requires all heating oil sold for use in any building in the state on and after July 1, 2022 be bioheating fuel.

A7290 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                                May 4, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred 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
 added by chapter 315 of the laws of 2017, 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
 [specifications]  REQUIREMENTS  of the [American Society for Testing and
 Materials designation] ASTM INTERNATIONAL SPECIFICATION D6751  [composed
 exclusively  of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from
   (b) "Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel" shall mean a  domestically-produced
 fuel  derived  from  vegetable  oils,  animal  fats, and other renewable
 feedstocks that meet the [most recent  specifications]  REQUIREMENTS  of
 ASTM  INTERNATIONAL SPECIFICATION D975.  Renewable hydrocarbon shall not
 include any fuel from co-processed biomass with a feedstock that is  not
   (c) "Bioheating fuel" shall mean a fuel comprised of biodiesel blended
 with  petroleum heating oil that meets the [specifications] REQUIREMENTS
 of the [American Society for Testing  and  Materials  designation]  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
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.