Bill Text: NY S08281 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced

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Bill Title: Creates the goal of the state that one hundred percent of trains purchased by the state or any public authority thereof for commuter rail service be zero-emissions by 2035; provides that any state or public authority shall ensure that any contracts for the procurement of trains, charging infrastructure or equipment and fueling infrastructure or equipment shall contain a provision that such items are produced or made in whole or substantial part in the United States, its territories or possessions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-05-23 - PRINT NUMBER 8281C [S08281 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S08281-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          8281

                    IN SENATE

                                    February 9, 2022
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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, in relation to zero-
          emissions for trains

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

     1    Section  1. The section heading and subdivision 1 of section 19-0306-b
     2  of the environmental conservation law, as added by chapter  423  of  the
     3  laws of 2021, are amended to read as follows:
     4    Zero-emissions cars [and], trucks and trains.
     5    1.  It  shall  be  a goal of the state that one hundred percent of new
     6  passenger cars and trucks offered for sale or lease, or sold, or leased,
     7  for registration in the state shall be zero-emissions  by  two  thousand
     8  thirty-five.  It  shall  be a further goal of the state that one hundred
     9  percent of trains purchased by the state or any public authority thereof
    10  for commuter rail service as defined in paragraph a of  subdivision  one
    11  of  section ninety-seven-a of the railroad law, be zero-emissions by two
    12  thousand thirty-five. It shall be a further goal of the state  that  one
    13  hundred  percent of medium-duty and heavy-duty vehicles offered for sale
    14  or lease, or sold, or leased, for registration in the state be  zero-em-
    15  issions by two thousand forty-five for all operations where feasible. It
    16  shall  be  further  a  goal  of  the  state to transition to one hundred
    17  percent zero-emissions off-road vehicles and equipment by  two  thousand
    18  thirty-five where feasible.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14634-01-2
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