Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to transportation
|Apr 25, 2023
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 28, 2023
referred to transportation
Senate Bill S6089
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6089 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6089 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the purchase of zero-emission buses and the procurement of electric-powered buses, vehicles or other related equipment and infrastructure; requires public utilities to have infrastructure, capacity, facilities, and transmission and distribution systems needed to supply power for the charging of zero-emission buses and provides a tariff for charging of electric buses.
2023-S6089 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6089 SPONSOR: KENNEDY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the transportation law, in relation to the purchase of zero-emission buses; to amend the public authorities law and the general municipal law, in relation to the procurement of electric-powered buses, vehicles or other related equipment; and to amend the public service law, in relation to infrastructure and capacity related to charging of electric buses and a tariff for zero-emission bus charging PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires public transportation systems as part of the normal replacement of each system's fleet to purchase zero-emission buses and related equipment and facilities starting in 2029; provide that the department of transportation shall consider such requirement in the formulating and disbursement of its capital plans; and provide that the department of transportation shall facilitate coordination between certain public transportation systems for purposes of zero-emission bus purchasing, installation and sharing of services, and provides for a separate elec- tric charging pricing tariff for transit systems.
2023-S6089 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6089 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 28, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BRESLIN, BRISPORT, BROUK, COMRIE, COONEY, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN-SIGAL, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, LIU, MANNION, MAY, MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, RIVERA, RYAN, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to the purchase of zero-emission buses; to amend the public authorities law and the general municipal law, in relation to the procurement of electric-pow- ered buses, vehicles or other related equipment; and to amend the public service law, in relation to infrastructure and capacity related to charging of electric buses and a tariff for zero-emission bus charging THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. In 2019, New York enacted the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act to reduce the state's volume of greenhouse gas emissions by at least 85% as compared to 1990 levels by the year 2050. According to the Climate Action Council Scoping Plan, the transportation sector is responsible for approximately 28% of New York's total greenhouse gas emissions. Statewide conversion of public transit bus fleets is an important undertaking required to meet this emission reduction mandate. The legislature recognizes that such a conversion will entail fiscal obligations on the part of transit systems and utility providers in order to purchase new buses, renovate or replace bus depots, expand utility infrastructure and generation capacity, and other necessary investments to ensure reliable delivery of zero-emission bus services. Furthermore, the legislature recognizes that there are existing revenue sources which currently fund public transit that rely on the consumption EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10254-03-3 S. 6089 2
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