senate Bill S9253

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the department of transportation to prepare a plan for every public transportation system to be eligible to receive assistance in the purchase of new zero-emission buses or vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee


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May 12, 2022 referred to transportation

S9253 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §18-c, Transp L

S9253 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the department of transportation to prepare a plan for every public transportation system to be eligible to receive operating assistance in the purchase of new zero-emission buses or vehicles.

S9253 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9253 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9253
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
   department of transportation to prepare a plan for every public trans-
   portation system to be eligible to receive operating assistance in the
   purchase  of any new zero-emission buses or other municipal zero-emis-
   sion vehicles
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
 18-c to read as follows:
   § 18-C. ZERO-EMISSION MUNICIPAL FLEET PLAN. 1. (A) NO LATER  THAN  ONE
 YEAR  FROM  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL
 PREPARE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE NEW YORK  STATE  ENERGY  RESEARCH  AND
 DEVELOPMENT  AUTHORITY  AND  THE  OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES, A PLAN FOR
 EVERY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO  RECEIVE  OPERATING
 ASSISTANCE  IN  THE  PURCHASE  OF  ANY  NEW ZERO-EMISSION BUSES OR OTHER
 MUNICIPAL ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES AND RELATED EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES AS
 PART OF THE NORMAL REPLACEMENT OF ITS FLEET. THE PLAN SHALL ALSO IDENTI-
 FY POTENTIAL FUNDING SOURCES FOR THE PROGRAM.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   (I) "ZERO-EMISSION BUS" SHALL MEAN A ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE THAT HAS  A
 SEATING CAPACITY OF FIFTEEN OR MORE PASSENGERS IN ADDITION TO THE DRIVER
 AND IS USED FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF PERSONS; AND
   (II)  "ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLE" SHALL MEAN A VEHICLE POWERED BY MEANS OF
 A BATTERY OR FUEL CELL OR A COMBINATION THEREOF, OR  ANOTHER  SOURCE  OF
 POWER,  THAT  PRODUCES  ZERO  EXHAUST  EMISSIONS  OF ANY GREENHOUSE GAS,
 CRITERIA POLLUTANT OR PRECURSOR POLLUTANT UNDER  ANY  AND  ALL  POSSIBLE
 OPERATIONAL MODES AND CONDITIONS.
   2.  THE  DEPARTMENT'S  PLAN  SHALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING COMPO-
 NENTS:
   (I) A GOAL OF FULL TRANSITION TO ZERO-EMISSION BUSES BY  TWO  THOUSAND
 FORTY;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15814-01-2

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