Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 28, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 26, 2023||
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S2966
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2966 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Finance
- Law Section:
- Energy Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §5-108-b, Energy L; add §19-0306-c, En Con L; add §§1885, 1886, 1887 & 1888, amd §§1854 & 1266, Pub Auth L; amd §352, Gen Muni L
- Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
2023-S2966 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires certain watercraft, aircrafts, and trains to use clean energy, including ensuring such vehicles are zero-emissions; requires NYSERDA to study zero-emission commercial vehicles, the use of renewable energy in publicly funded airports, and the use of sustainable aviation fuel; requires NYSERDA to administer a grant program to flying schools and clubs that install charging infrastructure; provides for a rebate for zero emission boats.
2023-S2966 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2966 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the energy law, the environmental conservation law, the public authorities law, and the general municipal law, in relation to requiring certain watercraft, aircraft, and trains to be zero-emissions; and to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring NYSER- DA to conduct certain studies and requiring certain monetary incentives for clean energy vehicles PURPOSE: This bill would require zero-emission standards for watercraft and commuter trains as well as authorize comprehensive studies into the development of sustainable water, rail, and air transportation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends the energy law by adding a new section 5-108-b which directs the commissioner to promulgate regulations requir-
2023-S2966 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2966 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 26, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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, the environmental conservation law, the public authorities law, and the general municipal law, in relation to requiring certain watercraft, aircraft, and trains to be zero-emis- sions; and to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requir- ing NYSERDA to conduct certain studies and requiring certain monetary incentives for clean energy vehicles 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. PURCHASE OF ZERO-EMISSION FERRIES. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS WHICH SHALL REQUIRE THAT ALL FERRIES PURCHASED BY OR FOR THE STATE OR ANY AGENCY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY THEREOF, OR ANY PRIVATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION IN ANY FISCAL YEAR WHICH COMMENCES ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST TWO THOUSAND THIRTY, PRODUCE ZERO-EM- ISSIONS. PRIVATELY LICENSED FERRIES THAT RECEIVE FUNDING FROM THE STATE OR ANY AGENCY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY THEREOF, WHERE SUCH FUNDS ARE PROVIDED TO SUBSIDIZE A PARTICULAR ROUTE, SHALL, IN ANY FISCAL YEAR WHICH COMMENCES ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST TWO THOUSAND THIRTY, PURCHASE ZERO-EM- ISSION FERRIES TO SERVICE THAT PARTICULAR ROUTE. § 2. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 19-0306-c to read as follows: § 19-0306-C. PUBLIC VESSEL EMISSIONS REGULATIONS. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS WHICH SHALL REQUIRE THAT ALL PUBLIC VESSELS OPERATING IN THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE STATE SHALL PRODUCE ZERO OR NEAR ZERO-EMISSIONS BY TWO THOUSAND FORTY. PUBLIC VESSELS MAY ONLY UTILIZE FOSSIL FUEL-BASED ENGINES AS RANGE EXTENDERS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03192-01-3
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