Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2023||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jun 01, 2023||
ordered to third reading cal.1507
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 15, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 20, 2023||
referred to energy and telecommunications
Senate Bill S5853
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-S5853 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S5853 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the electric landscaping equipment rebate program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and reduce noise pollution by promoting the adoption of quieter, zero-emission landscaping equipment; provides for rebates at the point of sale for applicants purchasing or leasing certain equipment; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.
2023-S5853 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5853 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to establishing the electric landscaping equipment rebate program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, and reduce noise pollution by promoting the adoption of electric landscaping equipment. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the Public Authorities Law by adding a new section 1884. Subdivision 1: Creates the Electric Landscaping Equipment Rebate Program within the New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
2023-S5853 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5853 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 20, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN-SIGAL, MAY, MAYER, PARKER, RAMOS -- 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 establishing the electric landscaping equipment rebate program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 1885 to read as follows: § 1885. ELECTRIC LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT REBATE PROGRAM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE AUTHORITY AN ELECTRIC LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT REBATE PROGRAM. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, IMPROVE AIR QUALITY, AND REDUCE NOISE POLLUTION BY PROMOTING THE ADOPTION OF QUIETER, ZERO-EMISSION LANDSCAPING EQUIPMENT. 2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPING BUSINESS" SHALL MEAN A SOLE-PROPRIETOR- SHIP, FIRM, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR OTHER BUSINESS ENTITY WHOSE PRIMARY CONCERN INVOLVES THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF YARDS, GARDENS, OR OTHER OUTDOOR LANDSCAPES FOR CLIENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LAWN CARE, GARDENING, AND THE REMOVAL OR PRUNING OF TREES OR SHRUBS. (B) "INSTITUTIONAL OR COMMERCIAL APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN A COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPING BUSINESS, OR A STATE AGENCY, STATE AUTHORITY, LOCAL AUTHORI- TY, TOWN, COUNTY, VILLAGE, SCHOOL DISTRICT, PRIVATE SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY, NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, OR OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION. (C) "ELIGIBLE LAWN CARE DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A BATTERY-POWERED ELECTRIC LAWN CARE DEVICE THAT IS NEW, HAS NOT BEEN USED OR PREVIOUSLY OWNED, AND IS PURCHASED OR LEASED FROM A STOREFRONT OR ONLINE RETAILER. ELIGIBLE LAWN CARE DEVICE SHALL NOT INCLUDE CORDED ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT, REEL MOWERS, OR TRACTORS USED TO PULL OTHER LAWN CARE DEVICES. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04841-02-3
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