assembly Bill A8718

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks shall be zero-emissions by two thousand thirty-five

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Current Bill Status Via S7788 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.109
delivered to governor
Jan 25, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.14
substituted for a8718
Jan 25, 2022 substituted by s7788
Jan 19, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.14
rules report cal.14
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 11, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

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A8718 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7788
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19-0306-b, En Con L (as proposed in S.2758 & A.4302)

A8718 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks shall be zero-emissions by two thousand thirty-five; provides that it shall be a further goal of the state to transition to one hundred percent zero-emissions from new off-road vehicles and equipment purchased beginning in 2035, where feasible.

A8718 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8718
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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
   providing  that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new passenger
   cars and trucks shall be zero-emissions by two thousand thirty-five
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Section 19-0306-b of the environmental conservation law,
 as added by a chapter of the laws of 2021,  amending  the  environmental
 conservation  law  relating  to  providing  that  one hundred percent of
 in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks shall be  zero-emissions
 by two thousand thirty-five, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.
 2758 and A. 4302, is amended to read as follows:
 § 19-0306-b. Zero-emissions cars and trucks.
   1.  It  shall  be  a goal of the state that one hundred percent of new
 passenger cars and trucks offered for sale or lease, or sold, or leased,
 for registration in the state shall be zero-emissions  by  two  thousand
 thirty-five.    It shall be a further goal of the state that one hundred
 percent of medium-duty and  heavy-duty  vehicles  offered  for  sale  or
 lease,  or  sold, or leased, for registration in the state be zero-emis-
 sions by two thousand forty-five for all operations where  feasible.  It
 shall  be  further  a  goal  of  the  state to transition to one hundred
 percent zero-emissions FROM NEW off-road  vehicles  and  equipment  [by]
 PURCHASED BEGINNING IN two thousand thirty-five, where feasible.
   2.  The  department,  to the extent consistent with federal law, shall
 develop and propose:
   a.  Passenger  vehicle  and  truck  regulations  requiring  increasing
 volumes  of  new  zero-emissions  vehicles offered for sale or lease, or
 sold, or leased, for registration in the state towards the target of one
 hundred percent of in-state sales by two thousand thirty-five.
   b. Medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicle regulations requiring increasing
 volumes of new zero-emissions trucks  and  buses  offered  for  sale  or
 lease,  or  sold,  or leased, for registration and operated in the state
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04327-03-2