Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 26, 2023||
referred to energy
Assembly Bill A2655
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A2655 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A2655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2655 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 26, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER, LUPARDO, CLARK, BURDICK, MITAYNES, MAMDA- NI, KELLES, PHEFFER AMATO, FAHY, CARROLL, ANDERSON, FORREST, RIVERA, REYES, GLICK, EPSTEIN, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, HEVESI, JACOBSON, BURGOS, WALKER, DICKENS, COLTON, GUNTHER, GONZALEZ-ROJAS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Energy AN ACT to amend the public service law and the public authorities law, in relation to establishing energy efficiency measures by the public service commission and the New York energy research and development authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 66-u to read as follows: § 66-U. ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "ENERGY EFFICIENCY" MEANS THE REDUCTION IN OVERALL ENERGY USE, EXPRESSED AS A PERCENTAGE AGAINST A PRIOR BASELINE OF HISTORICAL USE, OR IN BRITISH THERMAL UNITS (BTUS). ENERGY EFFICIENCY SHALL INCLUDE ENVI- RONMENTALLY BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION; (B) "ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURE" MEANS A PARTICULAR GOOD OR PRACTICE THAT PROVIDES AN ENERGY EFFICIENCY BENEFIT; (C) "ENVIRONMENTALLY BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION" MEANS A REPLACEMENT OF DIRECT FOSSIL FUEL USE WITH ELECTRICITY SUCH THAT THE REPLACEMENT REDUCES OVERALL EMISSIONS; (D) "DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SUBDI- VISION FIVE OF SECTION 75-0101 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW; (E) "RESIDENTIAL BUILDING" MEANS A BUILDING HAVING PRIMARY USE AS A DOMICILE; (F) "SMALL COMMERCIAL BUILDING" MEANS A BUILDING OPERATED BY A BUSI- NESS OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH ONE HUNDRED EMPLOYEES OR FEWER; PROVIDED THEY (I) OWN THEIR BUILDING OR (II) LEASE OR MANAGE ALL OR PART EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06250-01-3
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