senate Bill S8426

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency

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Current Bill Status Via A1451 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.982
substituted for s8426
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a1451a
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.982
Feb 28, 2022 referred to agriculture

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Agriculture committee Vote

S8426
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

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S8426 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1451
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §192-e, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7395, A8940
2019-2020: S1495, A1434

S8426 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency.

S8426 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8426 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8426
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  author-
   izing the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 192-e of the agriculture and markets law is amended
 by adding two new subdivisions 6-a and 6-b to read as follows:
   6-A. A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION:
   (I) "LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS TANK" SHALL MEAN A CYLINDER, CONTAINER OR
 RECEPTACLE, FIXED IN PLACE, THAT IS INTENDED TO BE USED TO STORE  LIQUE-
 FIED  PETROLEUM  GAS  FOR THE PURPOSE OF HEATING, OR GENERATING ELECTRIC
 POWER, FOR A RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER;
   (II) "QUALIFYING EMERGENCY" SHALL MEAN:
   (A) A FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN DECLARED, OR
 FEDERAL OR STATE AUTHORITIES HAVE GRANTED A WAIVER FROM  HOURS-OF-OPERA-
 TIONS LIMITATIONS AFFECTING LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS DELIVERIES; OR
   (B)  SEVERE  WEATHER  OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR CIRCUMSTANCE EXIST THAT MAY
 RESULT IN AN INDIVIDUAL BEING PLACED IN  IMMINENT  DANGER  OF  DEATH  OR
 INJURY,  OR MAY RESULT IN A BUILDING STRUCTURE AND/OR ITS FIXTURES BEING
 AT RISK OF SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE DUE TO LACK OF RESIDENTIAL HEAT CAUSED  BY
 THE  LACK  OF  SUFFICIENT LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS TO PRODUCE RESIDENTIAL
 HEAT;
   (III) "REGULAR SUPPLIER" SHALL MEAN A PERSON, FIRM, LIMITED  LIABILITY
 COMPANY  OR  CORPORATION  THAT  OWNS  A LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS TANK AND
 THAT, PURSUANT TO A CURRENT CONTRACT, HAS  AGREED  TO  SUPPLY  LIQUEFIED
 PETROLEUM  GAS  TO  SUCH  TANK  FOR USE BY A RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER OR THE
 CUSTOMER'S AGENT OR AGENTS; AND
   (IV) "TEMPORARY EMERGENCY SUPPLIER" SHALL MEAN A PERSON, FIRM, LIMITED
 LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION THAT FILLS, REFILLS OR OTHERWISE DELIV-
 ERS LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS INTO A LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS TANK IT  DOES
 NOT  OWN,  WHERE  SUCH TANK IS SUBJECT TO AN EXISTING CONTRACT BETWEEN A
 REGULAR SUPPLIER AND THEIR CUSTOMER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03938-02-1

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