Bill Text: NY A06861 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides an exemption from any congestion pricing fees for any clean fuel vehicle, electric vehicle, or vehicle that meets the clean vehicle standards.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-22 - referred to transportation [A06861 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06861-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6861
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 22, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing an
          exemption from any congestion pricing fees for any clean fuel vehicle,
          electric vehicle, or vehicle that meets the clean vehicle standards
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding four new
     2  sections 107-a, 114-e, 159-b and 391-a to read as follows:
     3    § 107-a. Clean fuel vehicle. Every motor vehicle  which  qualifies  as
     4  clean-fuel  vehicle  property  pursuant to subsection (c) of section one
     5  hundred seventy-nine-A of the federal Internal Revenue Code.
     6    § 114-e. Electric vehicle. Every motor vehicle which  is  a  qualified
     7  electric  vehicle  pursuant  to  subsection (c) of section thirty of the
     8  federal Internal Revenue Code.
     9    § 159-b. Vehicle that meets the clean vehicle standards.  Every  motor
    10  vehicle which  (a) is certified, as provided for under the provisions of
    11  the  federal  Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. section 7401 et seq., as amended)
    12  as meeting exhaust emission standards for super-ultra-low emission vehi-
    13  cles which the state of California has adopted (California Code of Regu-
    14  lations, Title 13) and is permitted to adopt  under  42  U.S.C.  section
    15  7543,  and  which  other  states  are permitted to adopt under 42 U.S.C.
    16  section 7503, and (b) has a fuel efficiency that is  at  least  one  and
    17  one-half  times  the  average fuel efficiency for vehicles in its weight
    18  class.
    19    § 391-a. Exemption from congestion pricing  for  clean  vehicles.  Any
    20  clean  fuel  vehicle,  electric vehicle, or vehicle that meets the clean
    21  vehicle standards shall be  exempt  from  any  congestion  pricing  fees
    22  implemented  in the state. Any congestion pricing program implemented in
    23  the state shall be required to contain in the terms of such  program  an
    24  exemption from any fees for any clean fuel vehicle, electric vehicle, or
    25  vehicle that meets the clean vehicle standards.
    26    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10915-01-9
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