senate Bill S6843A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "all-electric building act"

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 29, 2021 print number 6843a
Oct 29, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
May 19, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

Co-Sponsors

S6843 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8431
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §382-c, Exec L

S6843 - 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.

S6843 - Sponsor Memo

S6843 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6843
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community Development
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "all-e-
   lectric building act of 2021"
 
   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 of 2021".
   § 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6843A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8431
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §382-c, Exec L

S6843A (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.

S6843A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6843A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6843--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KAVANAGH, HOYLMAN, MYRIE -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
   Construction and Community Development -- committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee

 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-
 

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