Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to energy and telecommunications
|Jan 18, 2023
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S2007
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2007 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2007 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2007 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the energy law, in relation to establishing a one hundred percent clean renewable energy system for electricity by two thousand thirty PURPOSE: Establish a goal for New York State to achieve 100% clean renewable energy for electricity by 2030. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Legislative intent. Legislative intent. New York state has a goal to transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy. Since New York state is facing a climate emergency, it shall set a goal of achieving one hundred percent clean renewable energy for electricity by two thousand thirty for the purpose of creating jobs, promoting economic growth, improving public health, protecting the environment,
2023-S2007 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2007 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the energy law, in relation to establishing a one hundred percent clean renewable energy system for electricity by two thousand thirty THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. New York state has a goal to transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy. Since New York state is facing a climate emergency, it shall set a goal of achieving one hundred percent clean renewable energy for electricity by two thousand thirty for the purpose of creating jobs, promoting economic growth, improving public health, protecting the environment, and to avoid climate catastrophe. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 6-104 of the energy law, as added by chapter 433 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. The board shall adopt a state energy plan in accordance with the provisions of this article. SUCH PLAN SHALL ESTABLISH A GOAL OF ACHIEV- ING A ONE HUNDRED PERCENT CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICITY BY TWO THOUSAND THIRTY-FOUR, WITH ZERO NET GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY" SHALL INCLUDE ENERGY DERIVED FROM SOLAR, WIND, GEOTHERMAL, AND TIDAL SOURCES, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE NUCLEAR POWER, NATURAL GAS, BIOMASS, OR FOSSIL FUELS. § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05466-01-3
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