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A08938 Summary:

COSPNSRRozic, Mosley, Kim, D'Urso, Colton, Richardson, Dinowitz, Simon, Gottfried, Cook, Weprin, Dickens, Stirpe, Ortiz, Cruz, Barnwell, Rosenthal L
MLTSPNSRHevesi, Hyndman, Lentol, Simotas
Amd §1005, Pub Auth L
Requires the New York power authority to provide only renewable energy and power to customers and requires such authority to be the sole provider of energy to all state owned and municipal properties.
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A08938 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 2, 2020
        Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
          New York power authority to provide renewable power to all state owned
          and municipal properties
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  1005 of the public authorities law is amended by
     2  adding two new subdivisions 28 and 29 to read as follows:
     3    28. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, to be the sole provid-
     4  er of electricity and power to all state owned and municipal properties.
     5    29. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, to, on or after  Janu-
     6  ary  first, two thousand twenty-five, only generate and transmit renewa-
     7  ble power and  energy  and  the  authority  shall  only  plan,  finance,
     8  construct, acquire, operate, improve and/or maintain transmission facil-
     9  ities for the purpose of transmitting renewable power and energy includ-
    10  ing, but not limited to, battery energy storage systems, renewable ther-
    11  mal  energy  technology  such  as  heat  pumps,  solar thermal, or other
    12  heating or cooling technologies using renewable sources of  energy  that
    13  do  not emit greenhouse gases, or any power or energy created by renewa-
    14  ble generation projects and facilities.
    15    § 2. Nothing in this act is intended to limit, impair, or  affect  the
    16  legal  authority  of  the power authority of the state of New York under
    17  any other provision of title 1 of article 5 of  the  public  authorities
    18  law.
    19    § 3. This act shall take effect two years after it shall have become a
    20  law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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