assembly Bill A8431B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "all-electric building act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2022 reference changed to energy
May 05, 2022 print number 8431b
May 05, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Mar 08, 2022 print number 8431a
Mar 08, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Nov 17, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A8431 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6843
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-102 & 11-104, add §11-111, Energy L

A8431 - Summary

Enacts the "all-electric building act"; provides that the state energy conservation construction code shall prohibit infrastructure, building systems, or equipment used for the combustion of fossil fuels in new construction statewide no later than December 31, 2023 if the building is less than seven stories and July 1, 2027 if the building is seven stories or more.

A8431 - 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

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A8431A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6843
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-102 & 11-104, add §11-111, Energy L

A8431A - Summary

Enacts the "all-electric building act"; provides that the state energy conservation construction code shall prohibit infrastructure, building systems, or equipment used for the combustion of fossil fuels in new construction statewide no later than December 31, 2023 if the building is less than seven stories and July 1, 2027 if the building is seven stories or more.

A8431A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8431--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GALLAGHER, SIMON, CARROLL, EPSTEIN, DINOWITZ,
   L. ROSENTHAL,   SEAWRIGHT,   MAMDANI,   GOTTFRIED,    GLICK,    STECK,
   GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  REYES, JACKSON, KIM, MITAYNES, NIOU, COLTON, BURDICK,
   FORREST, KELLES, GALEF, BURGOS, CRUZ, RAMOS, BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  FAHY,
   ANDERSON, FRONTUS, STIRPE, BURKE, QUART, ENGLEBRIGHT, PAULIN, MEEKS --
   read  once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations --
   recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Operations in  accordance
   with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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.
 

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A8431B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6843
Law Section:
Energy Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-102 & 11-104, add §11-111, Energy L

A8431B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "all-electric building act"; provides that the state energy conservation construction code shall prohibit infrastructure, building systems, or equipment used for the combustion of fossil fuels in new construction statewide no later than December 31, 2023 if the building is less than seven stories and July 1, 2027 if the building is seven stories or more.

A8431B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8431--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GALLAGHER, SIMON, CARROLL, EPSTEIN, DINOWITZ,
   L. ROSENTHAL,   SEAWRIGHT,   MAMDANI,   GOTTFRIED,    GLICK,    STECK,
   GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  REYES, JACKSON, KIM, MITAYNES, NIOU, COLTON, BURDICK,
   FORREST, KELLES, GALEF, BURGOS, CRUZ, RAMOS, BICHOTTE HERMELYN,  FAHY,
   ANDERSON,  FRONTUS,  STIRPE, BURKE, QUART, ENGLEBRIGHT, PAULIN, MEEKS,
   DILAN, ABINANTI, GIBBS, DICKENS,  DAVILA,  HEVESI,  FERNANDEZ,  CLARK,
   J. RIVERA,  OTIS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Govern-
   mental Operations -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
   Operations  in  accordance  with  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
   ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the energy law, in relation to enacting the "all-elec-
   tric 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. Section 11-102 of the energy law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 16 to read as follows:
   16. "ALL-ELECTRIC READY." A BUILDING, PROJECT, OR PORTION THEREOF THAT
 CONTAINS ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND DESIGNS THAT PROVIDE SUFFICIENT CAPACITY
 FOR A FUTURE RETROFIT OF A MIXED-FUEL BUILDING TO AN ALL-ELECTRIC BUILD-
 ING,  INCLUDING  SUFFICIENT  SPACE,  DRAINAGE,  ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS OR
 RACEWAYS, BUS BAR CAPACITY, AND OVERCURRENT PROTECTIVE DEVICES FOR  SUCH
 RETROFIT.    THE  STATE  FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE COUNCIL SHALL
 PROMULGATE GUIDELINES FOR AN ELECTRIC-READY BUILDING ON OR BEFORE  JANU-
 ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE.
   §  3.  Section  11-104  of  the  energy law is amended by adding 3 new
 subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 to read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11571-09-2
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