Relates to state lighting efficiency standards for existing public buildings and to eliminating wasteful artificial night lighting of public buildings.
Ayes (60): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Bonacic, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Huntley, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Excused (2): Hassell-Thomps, Morahan
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5655 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY February 17, 2009 ___________Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, DINOWITZ, GALEF, GLICK, GORDON, JOHN, KOON, MAYERSOHN, McENENY, ORTIZ, SWEENEY, WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Energy AN ACT to amend the energy law, in relation to state lighting efficiency standards for existing public buildings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 8-101 of the energy law, as amended by chapter 744 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: S 8-101. Purpose. In furtherance of the policy set forth in subdivi- sion two of section 3-101 of this chapter, the legislature hereby directs that state lighting efficiency standards for existing buildings be promulgated to protect the health, safety, security and welfare of the people of the state, to conserve energy BY WAYS INCLUDING ELIMINAT- ING WASTEFUL ARTIFICIAL NIGHT LIGHTING and to reduce public expenditure for energy; and that such standards ensure that economically reasonable energy conservation techniques be used in the lighting of all such buildings in the state. It is a further purpose of this
[act]ARTICLE to encourage, assist and promote compliance with such standards by the owners and lessors of such buildings. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05946-01-9