A00608 Summary:

BILL NO    A00608A

SAME AS    SAME AS S00569-A

SPONSOR    Hevesi

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S8-103, Energy L

Requires general purpose lights used in all public buildings to meet certain
energy efficiency standards; standards increase over time.
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A00608 Actions:

BILL NO    A00608A

01/09/2013 referred to energy
01/08/2014 referred to energy
01/16/2014 amend and recommit to energy
01/16/2014 print number 608a
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A00608 Text:

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

                                        608--A

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 9, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
         on Energy -- recommitted to the Committee on Energy in accordance with
         Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
         reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

       AN  ACT  to  amend  the  energy  law,  in relation to the use of general
         purpose lights in public buildings

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1. Section 8-103 of the energy law, as amended by chapter 744
    2  of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
    3    S 8-103. Application. 1. On or before April  first,  nineteen  hundred
    4  eighty, the commissioner shall promulgate, and thereafter may amend from
    5  time  to time, standards relating to the lighting of all existing build-
    6  ings, or classes of such  buildings,  for  purposes  of  minimizing  the
    7  consumption of energy and providing for the efficient utilization of the
    8  energy expended for lighting in the use and occupancy of such buildings.
    9  Such  standards  shall be cost effective and shall not impair the health
   10  and safety of the occupants of the  property.  The  standards  shall  be
   11  deemed cost effective if the cost of implementing them would be equal to
   12  or  less  than  the present value of energy and maintenance savings that
   13  would be expected over a seven-year period in a building  to  which  the
   14  standards  are applicable.  PROVIDED HOWEVER, ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
   15  DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN  WHICH  AMENDED
   16  THIS  SECTION,  ALL  GENERAL  PURPOSE LIGHTS USED IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN
   17  THIS STATE SHALL MEET THE ENERGY  EFFICIENCY  STANDARDS  ESTABLISHED  IN
   18  SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   19    2.  THE MINIMUM ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR A GENERAL SERVICE LAMP
   20  USED IN A PUBLIC BUILDING IN THE STATE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD01527-03-4
       A. 608--A                           2

    1    (A) BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, FOR A LAMP WITH A  LUMEN
    2  OUTPUT OF BETWEEN TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED NINETY AND FOURTEEN HUNDRED NINETY,
    3  THE LAMP SHALL ACHIEVE FIFTY LUMENS PER WATT.
    4    (B)  BY  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, FOR A LAMP WITH A LUMEN
    5  OUTPUT OF BETWEEN FOURTEEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-NINE AND ONE THOUSAND TEN, THE
    6  LAMP SHALL ACHIEVE FIFTY LUMENS PER WATT.
    7    (C) BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, FOR A LAMP WITH  A  LUMEN
    8  OUTPUT  OF  BETWEEN ONE THOUSAND NINE AND SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY, THE LAMP
    9  SHALL ACHIEVE FIFTY LUMENS PER WATT.
   10    (D) BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE, FOR  A  LAMP  WITH  A
   11  LUMEN  OUTPUT  OF  BETWEEN  SEVEN  HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE AND THREE HUNDRED
   12  FORTY, THE LAMP SHALL ACHIEVE FORTY LUMENS PER WATT.
   13    3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   14    (A) "GENERAL SERVICE LAMP" MEANS A STANDARD TYPE LAMP THAT IS INTENDED
   15  FOR GENERAL SERVICE APPLICATIONS AND HAS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
   16    (I) A MEDIUM SCREW BASE;
   17    (II) A WATTAGE RATING OF NO LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE WATTS AND NO GREATER
   18  THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY WATTS;
   19    (III) A A-15, A-19, A-21, A-23, A-25, PS-25,  PS-30,  BT-14.5,  BT-15,
   20  CP-19,  TB-19,  CA-22,  OR  EQUIVALENT  SHAPE AS DEFINED IN THE AMERICAN
   21  NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE C78.20-2003; AND
   22    (IV) A BULB FINISH OF FROSTED, CLEAR, OR SOFT WHITE TYPE.
   23    A GENERAL SERVICE LAMP DOES NOT INCLUDE AN APPLIANCE LAMP, BLACK LIGHT
   24  LAMP, BUG LAMP, COLORED LAMP, ENHANCED  SPECTRUM  LAMP,  INFRARED  LAMP,
   25  LEFT-HAND  TREAD  LAMP,  MARINE  LAMP,  MARINE SIGNAL SERVICE LAMP, MINE
   26  SERVICE LAMP, PLANT LIGHT, REFLECTOR LAMP, ROUGH SERVICE  LAMP,  SHATTER
   27  RESISTANT  LAMP,  SIGN  SERVICE  LAMP,  SILVER BOWL LAMP, SHOWCASE LAMP,
   28  THREE-WAY LAMP, TRAFFIC SIGNAL LAMP OR VIBRATION  SERVICE  OR  VIBRATION
   29  RESISTANT LAMP.
   30    (B)  "PUBLIC  BUILDING" SHALL MEAN ALL BUILDINGS INCLUDING GROUNDS AND
   31  PREMISES ADJACENT OR APPURTENANT THERETO OR CONNECTED THERETO  BELONGING
   32  TO  THE STATE, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY OTHER POLI-
   33  TICAL OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
   34    S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
   35  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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