Bill Text: NY S05178 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires the use of biodiesel blend in state diesel operated vehicles; defines biodiesel blend as renewable, biodegradable, mono alkyl ester combustible liquid fuel derived from agricultural plant oils, animal fats or waste oils and greases.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-12 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS [S05178 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05178-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5178
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     April 12, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the use  of  biodiesel
          fuel in state vehicles
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  201-b
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  201-b.  Use  of biodiesel in state vehicles. 1. Any diesel operated
     4  vehicles within the state fleet shall  be  replaced  or  retrofitted  to
     5  operate on a biodiesel blend at the following levels:
     6    a.  For  January  first,  two thousand twenty through December thirty-
     7  first, two thousand twenty, five percent biodiesel blend;
     8    b. For January first, two thousand twenty-one through  December  thir-
     9  ty-first, two thousand twenty-one, ten percent biodiesel blend;
    10    c.  For  January first, two thousand twenty-two and thereafter, twenty
    11  percent biodiesel blend.
    12    2. For purposes of this section, "biodiesel blend" shall mean  renewa-
    13  ble,  biodegradable,  mono  alkyl  ester combustible liquid fuel derived
    14  from agricultural plant oils, animal fats or waste oils and greases.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01524-01-9
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