|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 31, 2023||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S3439
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
(D, WF) 41st Senate District
(D, WF) 48th Senate District
S3439 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3439 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3439 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the New York state energy research and development authority to prepare a report regarding the replacement of decommissioned or dormant electric generating sites with renewable energy development and energy storage opportunities PURPOSE: To encourage the reuse of decommissioned or dormant electric generating sites for renewable energy purposes; this will help the fight against climate change and help the economies and tax bases of impacted communi- ties. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 1902 the public authorities law by as it relates to directing the New York State Energy Research and Development
S3439 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3439 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, HINCHEY, MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommunications AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to directing the New York state energy research and development authority to prepare a report regarding the replacement of decommissioned or dormant electric generating sites with renewable energy development and energy storage opportunities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1902 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows: (C) WITHIN EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE AUTHORITY SHALL PREPARE A REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THAT AT A MINIMUM CONTAINS: (I) A SURVEY OF DECOMMISSIONED OR DORMANT ELECTRIC GENERATING SITES IN THE STATE, AND PLANTS EXPECTED TO BE DECOMMISSIONED OR DORMANT IN THE NEXT EIGHTEEN MONTHS; (II) AN IDENTIFICATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND ENERGY STORAGE OPPORTUNITIES AT EACH SUCH DECOMMISSIONED OR DORMANT ELECTRIC GENERATING SITES, AND WHETHER SUCH SITE SHOULD BE A BUILD READY SITE, AND IF NOT, WHY NOT; (III) AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS ON AFFECTED COMMUNITIES OF REPOWERING DORMANT ELECTRIC GENERATING SITES WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS, INCLUDING IMPACTS TO THE LOCAL TAX BASE AND LOCAL EMPLOYMENT; AND (IV) AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACTS ON ELECTRIC SYSTEM RELIABILITY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however that the amendments to section 1902 of the public authorities law made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration and repeal of such section and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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