Relates to requiring the city of New York and counties outside the city of New York to develop a plan to assist the state in achieving its goals for the transition to zero-emissions vehicles; requires such city and counties to include in such plan the number, location and timeframe for installation of electric vehicle stations and a procurement plan to transition to zero-emissions vehicles.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
April 28, 2023
Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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
requiring the city of New York and counties outside the city of New
York to develop a plan to assist the state in achieving its goals for
the transition to zero-emissions vehicles
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 19-0306-b of the environmental conservation law is
2 amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
3 6. One year after the effective date of this subdivision, and every
4 other year thereafter, the city of New York and each county outside the
5 city of New York shall develop and report a plan to the department to
6 assist the state in achieving the goals established by this section.
7 Such plan shall include but not be limited to:
8 a. the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging stations
9 such city or county will install;
10 b. the location and timeframe for installation of each electric vehi-
11 cle charging station in such city or county;
12 c. the fee, such as a parking fee, to access the electric vehicle
13 charging station, and what fee, if any, there is to charge the electric
15 d. the creation of publicly available maps with information on elec-
16 tric vehicle charging stations;
17 e. a description of how the county government will define publicly
18 available; and
19 f. a procurement plan to transition such city's or county's municipal
20 fleet to zero-emissions vehicles.
21 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.