STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
February 4, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. O'DONNELL -- read once and referred to the
Committee on Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill
amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the labor law, in relation to
requiring the construction of certain parking facilities to be capable
of supporting electric vehicle charging stations
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section
2 19-a to read as follows:
3 § 19-a. Parking facilities; support for electric vehicle charging
4 stations. 1. For purposes of this section the term "parking garage,
5 open parking lot and/or other parking facility" shall mean a parking
6 facility of more than fifty parking spaces.
7 2. Any construction project undertaken in this state that receives
8 state capital funding and the scope of such project includes a parking
9 garage shall be capable of supporting electric vehicle charging stations
10 for a minimum of twenty percent of available parking spaces through an
11 electrical raceway to the electric supply panel serving the garage that
12 shall be capable of providing a minimum of forty amps and two hundred
13 eight volts of electrical capacity to each charging station connected to
14 it with the raceway. Such raceway and all components and work appurten-
15 ant thereto shall be in accordance with state, city and municipal elec-
16 trical codes.
17 3. Any construction project undertaken in this state that receives
18 state capital funding and the scope of such project includes an open
19 parking lot and other parking facility shall be capable of supporting
20 electric vehicle charging stations through an electrical raceway, no
21 smaller than one inch, capable of providing a minimum supply of forty
22 amps and two hundred eight volts to each electric vehicle supply equip-
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.
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1 ment (EVSE) from an electric supply panel. Such raceway and all compo-
2 nents and work appurtenant thereto shall be in accordance with state,
3 city and municipal electrical codes.
4 4. Nothing in this section shall require the installation of electric
5 vehicle charging stations in any parking garage, open parking lot or
6 other parking facility.
7 5. Any construction or development project undertaken pursuant to
8 subdivisions two and three of this section shall comply with the
9 provisions of article eight of the labor law, including the payment of a
10 wage of not less than the prevailing wage in the locality where such
11 parking facility is located.
12 § 2. Section 224-a of the labor law is amended by adding a new subdi-
13 vision 4-a to read as follows:
14 4-a. For purposes of this section, any construction or development
15 project undertaken pursuant to section 19-a of the state finance law
16 shall be considered a "covered project" and shall be subject to the
17 prevailing wage requirements in accordance with this article.
18 § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
19 section two of this act shall take effect on the same date and in the
20 same manner as section 1 of part FFF of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020,
21 takes effect.