senate Bill S7462

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new lawn care devices shall be zero-emissions by two thousand twenty-seven

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 27, 2021 print number 7462a
Oct 27, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Oct 22, 2021 referred to rules

S7462 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add 5-108-b, Energy L

S7462 - Summary

Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new lawn care devices shall be zero-emissions by two thousand twenty-seven.

S7462 - Sponsor Memo

S7462 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7462
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the energy  law,  in  relation  to  providing  that  one
   hundred  percent  of  in-state sales of new lawn care devices shall be
   zero-emissions by two thousand twenty-seven

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The energy law is amended by adding a new section 5-108-b
 to read as follows:
   § 5-108-B. ZERO-EMISSIONS LAWN CARE  DEVICES.    1.  THE  COMMISSIONER
 SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS WHICH SHALL REQUIRE THAT ALL LAWN
 CARE  DEVICES OFFERED FOR SALE OR SOLD, IN THE STATE SHALL BE ZERO-EMIS-
 SIONS BY TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SEVEN.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LAWN
 CARE DEVICE" SHALL  MEAN  ANY  DEVICE  POWERED  MECHANICALLY,  WHICH  IS
 INTENDED  TO  BE  USED  OR IS ACTUALLY USED FOR THE MOWING OF GRASS, THE
 CUTTING OR CHIPPING OF TREES, TREE ROOTS OR TREE BRANCHES, OR THE CLEAR-
 ING OF LEAVES OR OTHER VEGETATION FROM LAWNS, SIDEWALKS, PUBLIC  STREETS
 OR  PUBLIC  HIGHWAYS  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO, SUCH
 DEVICES AS LAWN MOWERS AND LAWN MOWER  ATTACHMENTS,  LAWN  EDGERS,  LEAF
 BLOWERS, LEAF VACUUMS, MULCHERS AND CHIPPERS.
   2.  THE  AUTHORITY,  TO  THE EXTENT CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW, SHALL
 DEVELOP AND PROPOSE STRATEGIES, IN COORDINATION WITH OTHER  STATE  AGEN-
 CIES  AND  THE  FEDERAL  ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, TO ACHIEVE ONE
 HUNDRED PERCENT ZERO-EMISSIONS FROM LAWN CARE DEVICE OPERATIONS  IN  THE
 STATE  BY  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SEVEN.  IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF
 THIS PARAGRAPH, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ACT CONSISTENTLY WITH SAFETY,  TECH-
 NOLOGICAL FEASIBILITY AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS.
   3.  THE  DEPARTMENT,  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC
 DEVELOPMENT, THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION,  THE  PUBLIC
 SERVICE  COMMISSION,  AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES, LOCAL AGENCIES AND OTHER
 INTERESTED PARTIES, SHALL DEVELOP  A  ZERO-EMISSIONS  LAWN  CARE  DEVICE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13404-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S7462A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add 5-108-b, Energy L

S7462A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new lawn care devices shall be zero-emissions by two thousand twenty-seven.

S7462A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7462A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7462--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   providing that one hundred percent of in-state sales of new lawn  care
   devices shall be zero-emissions by two thousand twenty-seven
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
 new section 19-0329 to read as follows:
 § 19-0329. ZERO-EMISSIONS LAWN CARE DEVICES.
   1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS WHICH SHALL
 REQUIRE  THAT  ALL  LAWN  CARE  DEVICES OFFERED FOR SALE OR SOLD, IN THE
 STATE SHALL BE ZERO-EMISSIONS BY TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-SEVEN.
   2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "LAWN  CARE  DEVICE"  SHALL MEAN ANY DEVICE POWERED MECHANICALLY,
 WHICH IS INTENDED TO BE USED OR IS  ACTUALLY  USED  FOR  THE  MOWING  OF
 GRASS, THE CUTTING OR CHIPPING OF TREES, TREE ROOTS OR TREE BRANCHES, OR
 THE CLEARING OF LEAVES OR OTHER VEGETATION FROM LAWNS, SIDEWALKS, PUBLIC
 STREETS  OR  PUBLIC  HIGHWAYS  AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 SUCH DEVICES AS LAWN MOWERS AND LAWN  MOWER  ATTACHMENTS,  LAWN  EDGERS,
 LEAF BLOWERS, LEAF VACUUMS, MULCHERS AND CHIPPERS.
   (B)  "AUTHORITY"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  NEW YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND
 DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
   3. THE AUTHORITY, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER,  OTHER  STATE
 AGENCIES  AND  THE  UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, SHALL
 DEVELOP AND PROPOSE STRATEGIES, IN COORDINATION WITH OTHER  STATE  AGEN-
 CIES  AND  THE  FEDERAL  ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, TO ACHIEVE ONE
 HUNDRED PERCENT ZERO-EMISSIONS FROM LAWN CARE DEVICE OPERATIONS  IN  THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13404-02-1

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