assembly Bill A9341

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the utilization of renewable energy at state-owned facilities in Albany

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Feb 23, 2022 referred to governmental operations

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A9341 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8221
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §204, Exec L; amd §1005, Pub Auth L

A9341 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of general services, in consultation with the power authority of the state of New York, to ensure that all operations that power, heat or cool the empire state plaza complex shall entirely use renewable energy systems; requires the office of general services to establish an advisory committee to advise the office of general services on the preparation, design and content of a plan for the use of renewable energy systems.

A9341 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9341
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. McDONALD, FAHY -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law and the  public  authorities  law,  in
   relation to the utilization of renewable energy at state-owned facili-
   ties in Albany
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Renewable
 Capitol Act".
   § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 204 to  read
 as follows:
   §  204. RENEWABLE CAPITOL PROJECT. 1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION,
 THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) THE "ADVISORY COMMITTEE"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  COMMITTEE  ESTABLISHED
 PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   (B)  THE  "CLCPA" SHALL MEAN THE NEW YORK STATE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND
 COMMUNITY PROTECTION ACT ENACTED AS CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED SIX OF THE  LAWS
 OF TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, AS IT SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME BE AMENDED.
   (C) "CO-POLLUTANTS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDI-
 VISION THREE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.
   (D)  "EMERGENCY  GENERATOR"  SHALL  MEAN  THE SET OF DIESEL GENERATORS
 LOCATED ON SHERIDAN AVENUE IN ALBANY, NEW YORK AS OF THE EFFECTIVE  DATE
 OF  THIS  SECTION,  THAT  ARE  INTENDED  TO POWER THE EMPIRE STATE PLAZA
 COMPLEX DURING AN EMERGENCY FAULT CONDITION CAUSING AN  INTERRUPTION  TO
 NORMAL ELECTRICITY SERVICE FROM THE GRID.
   (E)  "EMPIRE  STATE  PLAZA  COMPLEX"  OR  THE "COMPLEX" SHALL MEAN THE
 COMPLEX OF STATE-OWNED BUILDINGS AND THE LAND  THEREON  IN  ALBANY,  NEW
 YORK  THAT UTILIZE THE STEAM DISTRIBUTION NETWORK OF THE SHERIDAN AVENUE
 STEAM PLANT, INCLUDING WHAT ARE POPULARLY KNOWN AS EMPIRE  STATE  PLAZA,
 THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, THE STATE MUSEUM, THE ALFRED E. SMITH BUILD-
 ING,  THE STATE EDUCATION BUILDING, THE SHERIDAN AVENUE STEAM PLANT, AND
 THE FORMER ALBANY NEW YORK SOLID WASTE ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM  INCINERA-
 TOR BUILDING.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14244-02-2