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

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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-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         8281--A

                    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
          -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
          and recommitted to said committee

        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 amended by chapter 109 of the
     3  laws of 2022, 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   from  new  off-road  vehicles  and  equipment
    18  purchased beginning in two thousand 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.
                                                                   LBD14634-02-2
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