assembly Bill A8431

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "all-electric building act"

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Nov 17, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A8431 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6843
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §382-c, Exec L

A8431 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "all-electric building act"; provides that no city, town or village shall issue a permit for the construction of new buildings that are not an all-electric building if the initial application for a permit was submitted after December 31, 2023 unless certain circumstances apply.

A8431 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8431
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALLAGHER  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting  the  "all-e-
   lectric building act"
 
   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 "all-electric building act".
   §  2.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 382-c to
 read as follows:
   § 382-C. ALL-ELECTRIC BUILDINGS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   A. "ALL-ELECTRIC BUILDING OR PROJECT" SHALL MEAN A BUILDING OR PROJECT
 THAT USES A PERMANENT SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY AS THE SOLE SOURCE OF ENERGY
 TO MEET BUILDING ENERGY NEEDS. AN ALL-ELECTRIC BUILDING OR PROJECT SHALL
 HAVE NO NATURAL GAS, PROPANE, OR OIL HEATERS, BOILERS,  PIPING  SYSTEMS,
 FIXTURES OR INFRASTRUCTURE INSTALLED TO MEET BUILDING ENERGY NEEDS.
   B. "BUILDING ENERGY NEEDS" SHALL MEAN ALL SPACE CONDITIONING INCLUDING
 HEATING  AND  COOLING,  WATER  HEATING INCLUDING POOLS AND SPAS, COOKING
 APPLIANCES AND CLOTHES DRYING APPLIANCES.
   C.  "ALL-ELECTRIC  READY"  SHALL  MEAN A BUILDING, PROJECT, OR PORTION
 THEREOF THAT CONTAINS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND DESIGNS THAT PROVIDE SUFFI-
 CIENT CAPACITY FOR A FUTURE RETROFIT OF  A  MIXED-FUEL  BUILDING  TO  AN
 ALL-ELECTRIC  BUILDING, INCLUDING SUFFICIENT SPACE, DRAINAGE, ELECTRICAL
 CONDUCTORS OR RACEWAYS, BUS BAR  CAPACITY,  AND  OVERCURRENT  PROTECTIVE
 DEVICES  FOR  SUCH  RETROFIT.   THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL PROMULGATE
 GUIDELINES FOR AN ELECTRIC-READY BUILDING ON OR  BEFORE  JANUARY  FIRST,
 TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
   D. "MIXED-FUEL BUILDING" SHALL MEAN A BUILDING THAT USES A COMBINATION
 OF  ELECTRICITY AND NATURAL GAS, PROPANE, OR OIL TO MEET BUILDING ENERGY
 NEEDS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  "MIXED-FUEL  BUILDING"  SHALL
 NOT  INCLUDE BUILDINGS THAT USE GEOTHERMAL OR SOLAR ENERGY TO MEET HEAT-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11571-03-1