Bill S1111-2013

Relates to the installation of certain energy technologies

Relates to the installation of certain energy technologies.

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Actions

  • Oct 21, 2013: SIGNED CHAP.386
  • Oct 9, 2013: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • May 20, 2013: returned to senate
  • May 20, 2013: passed assembly
  • May 20, 2013: ordered to third reading cal.296
  • May 20, 2013: substituted for a1245
  • Mar 12, 2013: referred to energy
  • Mar 12, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Mar 12, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Feb 11, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Feb 5, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Feb 4, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.24
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Energy and Telecommunications - Feb 4, 2013
Ayes (11): Maziarz, Carlucci, Fuschillo, Griffo, O'Mara, Ritchie, Robach, Parker, Adams, Kennedy, Dilan

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1111

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the installation of certain energy technologies

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Adds certain energy technologies to the measures eligible for financing through the "Green Jobs/Green New York" Program.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section One: Amends subdivision 12 of section 1891 of the public authorities law adding a new paragraph (n) making certain energy technologies eligible for financing through the Green Jobs Green New York Program.

Section Two: Sets effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Promoting widespread dissemination of energy conservation and clean energy technologies represents a clear and cost-effective pathway for communities in New York State to curtail emissions of greenhouse gases and harmful air contaminants, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, lower housing costs, suppress wholesale electricity prices, support community development and create green jobs to sustain and enhance our economy.

Adding certain energy technologies to the list of measures eligible for low interest loans or on-bill recovery through the Green Jobs Green New York Program will eliminate the front-end costs that may prevent consumers from investing in these cost effective energy saving installations.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S7482A/A9183A of 2011-12; Committed to Rules

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1111 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to the installa- tion of certain energy technologies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (l) and (m) of subdivision 12 of section 1891 of the public authorities law, as added by chapter 487 of the laws of 2009, are amended and a new paragraph (n) is added to read as follows: (l) installation of carbon monoxide detectors and indoor environmental testing and mitigation deemed necessary as a result of the provision of other qualified energy efficiency services; [and] (m) fuel switching to convert an electrically-heated building to a more efficient heating source provided that significant energy cost-sav- ings can be demonstrated pursuant to standards established by the authority[.]; AND (N) INSTALLATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES ELIGIBLE FOR NET ENERGY METER- ING PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-SIX-J OR SIXTY-SIX-L OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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