Bill Text: NY A04936 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires the New York state energy research and development authority to develop and maintain an application compatible with mobile cellular devices to give directions to the nearest electric vehicle charging station.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-05 - referred to corporations, authorities and commissions [A04936 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04936-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 5, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to mobile cellu-
          lar devices
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
     2  section 1884 to read as follows:
     3    § 1884. Application compatible with mobile cellular devices.  (a)  The
     4  authority  shall  develop  and  maintain  an application compatible with
     5  mobile cellular devices. Such application shall use the mobile  cellular
     6  device's  location  to  determine  the distance, driving directions, and
     7  location of the nearest electric vehicle charging station. Such informa-
     8  tion shall be displayed in the form of an interactive map. This applica-
     9  tion shall be updated at least every six months to  reflect  changes  in
    10  the  operation  and  location of electric vehicle charging stations. The
    11  authority shall be prohibited from charging a fee for the  use  of  such
    12  application.
    13    (b) The authority shall also maintain a website with the same informa-
    14  tion available in such application.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.