Bill Text: NY S02220 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires at least one electric charging station available to the public for every one hundred fifty thousand New York state residents; requires construction and development of such stations to comply with article 8 of the labor law including payment of the prevailing wage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-20 - REFERRED TO ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS [S02220 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S02220-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 20, 2021

        Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni-

        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring  at
          least  one electric charging station for every one hundred fifty thou-
          sand New York state residents

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Subdivision 9-a of section 1005 of the public authorities
     2  law, as added by section 1 of part KK of chapter 58 of the laws of 2019,
     3  is amended to read as follows:
     4    9-a. [As deemed feasible and advisable by the trustees, to] To design,
     5  finance, develop, construct, install, lease, operate and maintain  elec-
     6  tric  vehicle  charging  stations  throughout  the  state for use by the
     7  public, with at least one charging station for every one  hundred  fifty
     8  thousand  New  York state residents. The construction and development of
     9  such electric vehicle charging stations shall comply with the provisions
    10  of article eight of the labor law, including the payment of  a  wage  of
    11  not  less  than  the prevailing wage in the locality where such electric
    12  vehicle charging station is located. The authority shall  annually  post
    13  on  their  website  a  report on those activities undertaken pursuant to
    14  this subdivision, including but not limited  to:  the  total  number  of
    15  electric vehicle charging stations in operation pursuant to such author-
    16  ization, the locations of such charging stations, and the total costs to
    17  the authority associated with such activities.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.