senate Bill S5360

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to climate and community protection

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 02, 2023 referred to environmental conservation

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S5360 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §75-0109, En Con L; amd §1859, add §§1872-b, 1885 & 1886, Pub Auth L; add Art 21-B §790, Lab L; add §92-kk, St Fin L

S5360 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of equity for energy and climate to support local and communally developed climate projects to support disadvantaged communities, including by establishing and administering the community solutions fund and the solutions grants program; provides for funding and standards for climate and community protection projects and programs.

S5360 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5360 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5360
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 2, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, the public  authori-
   ties  law,  the  labor  law  and the state finance law, in relation to
   climate and community protection

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  75-0109 of the environmental conservation law is
 amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. ALL REVENUE, INTEREST AND PENALTIES  RECEIVED  UNDER  PROGRAMS  AND
 REGULATIONS  ADOPTED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN THE
 CLIMATE AND COMMUNITY PROTECTION TRANSFER ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED BY THE NEW
 YORK STATE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PURSUANT  TO  PARA-
 GRAPH  (C)  OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE OF
 THE PUBLIC AUTHORITIES LAW.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 1859 of the public  authorities  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
   (C)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
 SION, THE AUTHORITY SHALL ESTABLISH A SEGREGATED CLIMATE  AND  COMMUNITY
 PROTECTION  TRANSFER  ACCOUNT  FOR THE DEPOSIT OF ALL FUNDS COLLECTED BY
 THE AUTHORITY UNDER PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION
 75-0109 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW.  WITHIN  THIRTY  DAYS  OF
 RECEIPT  OF  FUNDS  IN  THE  CLIMATE  AND  COMMUNITY PROTECTION TRANSFER
 ACCOUNT, SUCH FUNDS SHALL BE DEPOSITED  IN  THE  CLIMATE  AND  COMMUNITY
 PROTECTION  FUND  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO SECTION NINETY-TWO-KK OF THE
 STATE FINANCE LAW.
   § 3. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
 1872-b to read as follows:
   § 1872-B. GAP FUNDING FOR GREEN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS. 1. THE AUTHORI-
 TY  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND ADMINISTER A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR
 RESIDENCES TO MEET GREEN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING STANDARDS  AS  DEFINED  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09930-02-3

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