A00051 Summary:

BILL NO    A00051 

SAME AS    SAME AS S03359

SPONSOR    Hevesi (MS)

COSPNSR    Rosenthal, Lupardo, Millman, Jaffee, O'Donnell, Abbate, Dinowitz,
           Colton, Benedetto, Titone, Hooper, Galef

MLTSPNSR   Brennan, Farrell, Glick, Gottfried, Gunther, Magee, Markey, Russell,
           Schimel, Weisenberg

Amd S83, Pub Bldg L

Authorizes the use of cool roofs on new construction or substantially renovated
state-owned buildings; relates to establishing the state green building
construction act.
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A00051 Actions:

BILL NO    A00051 

01/09/2013 referred to energy
04/22/2013 reported referred to ways and means
01/08/2014 referred to energy
02/26/2014 reported referred to ways and means
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A00051 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                          51

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M.  of A. HEVESI, ROSENTHAL, BARRON, GABRYSZAK, LUPARDO,
         MILLMAN, JAFFEE, CASTRO, O'DONNELL, ABBATE, DINOWITZ, COLTON,  MAISEL,
         BENEDETTO,  TITONE,  HOOPER,  GALEF  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
         BRENNAN, FARRELL, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, MAGEE,  MARKEY,  RUSSELL,
         SCHIMEL,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on
         Energy

       AN ACT to amend the public buildings law, in relation to authorizing the
         use of cool roofs on new or substantially renovated state-owned build-
         ings

         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 83 of the
    2  public  buildings  law, as added by chapter 380 of the laws of 2009, are
    3  amended to read as follows:
    4    Agency green building AND  COOL  ROOF  construction  requirements.  1.
    5  [The]  (A)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  MINIMIZING  THE CONSUMPTION OF ENERGY AND
    6  PROVIDING FOR THE EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES EXPENDED IN THE USE
    7  AND OCCUPANCY OF STATE BUILDINGS, THE construction of new buildings  and
    8  the  substantial renovation of existing buildings shall comply with such
    9  green construction requirements and procedures as shall have been estab-
   10  lished by the office in regulations pursuant to subdivision two of  this
   11  section.
   12    (B)  FOR THE PURPOSE OF INCREASING SOLAR REFLECTANCE AND THERMAL EMIT-
   13  TANCE OF AGENCY BUILDINGS, NEW CONSTRUCTION  OF  AGENCY  BUILDINGS  WITH
   14  FLAT  ROOFS  OR  SUBSTANTIAL  RENOVATION OF THE ROOF SUBSYSTEM OF AGENCY
   15  BUILDINGS WITH FLAT ROOFS SHALL COMPLY WITH THE COOL ROOF STANDARDS  AND
   16  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY  THE  OFFICE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF
   17  THIS SECTION. SUCH STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS SHALL REQUIRE  THE  USE  OF
   18  MATERIALS AND/OR METHODS INCLUDING, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   19    (I) INHERENTLY COOL ROOFING MATERIALS SUCH AS WHITE VINYL;
   20    (II) COATED ROOFS AND WHITE PAINT BASED PRODUCTS;
   21    (III) GREEN ROOFS USING PLANT-BASED MATERIALS FOR INSULATION COVER.
   22    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD03358-01-3
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