senate Bill S7453

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the electric landscaping equipment rebate program; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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Oct 20, 2021 referred to rules

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S7453 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8327
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1884, Pub Auth L

S7453 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the electric landscaping equipment rebate program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and reduce noise pollution by promoting the adoption of quieter, zero-emission landscaping equipment; provides for rebates at the point of sale for applicants purchasing or leasing certain equipment; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S7453 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7453 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7453
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN, MAY, MAYER, RAMOS -- read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   the  electric  landscaping equipment rebate program; and providing for
   the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 1884 to read as follows:
   § 1884. ELECTRIC LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT REBATE  PROGRAM.  1.  THERE  IS
 HEREBY  CREATED  WITHIN  THE AUTHORITY AN ELECTRIC LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT
 REBATE PROGRAM. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO REDUCE  GREENHOUSE  GAS
 EMISSIONS,  IMPROVE AIR QUALITY, AND REDUCE NOISE POLLUTION BY PROMOTING
 THE ADOPTION OF QUIETER, ZERO-EMISSION LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT.
   2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A) "COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPING BUSINESS" SHALL  MEAN  A  SOLE-PROPRIETOR-
 SHIP, FIRM, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR OTHER
 BUSINESS  ENTITY WHOSE PRIMARY CONCERN INVOLVES THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE
 OF YARDS, GARDENS, OR OTHER OUTDOOR LANDSCAPES FOR  CLIENTS,  INCLUDING,
 BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, LAWN CARE, GARDENING, AND THE REMOVAL OR PRUNING OF
 TREES OR SHRUBS.
   (B) "INSTITUTIONAL OR COMMERCIAL APPLICANT" SHALL  MEAN  A  COMMERCIAL
 LANDSCAPING BUSINESS, OR A STATE AGENCY, STATE AUTHORITY, LOCAL AUTHORI-
 TY,  TOWN, COUNTY, VILLAGE, SCHOOL DISTRICT, PRIVATE SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY,
 NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, OR OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
   (C) "INDIVIDUAL APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON, WHO IS NOT AN INSTITU-
 TIONAL OR COMMERCIAL APPLICANT, AND WHO INTENDS TO USE AN ELIGIBLE  LAWN
 CARE DEVICE FOR PRIVATE HOME USE AND NOT FOR ANY COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
   (D)  "ELIGIBLE LAWN CARE DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A BATTERY-POWERED ELECTRIC
 LAWN CARE DEVICE THAT IS NEW, HAS NOT BEEN USED OR PREVIOUSLY OWNED, AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13058-05-1

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