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A03876 Summary:

COSPNSRSayegh, Zebrowski, Simon, Colton, Lavine, Woerner, Glick, Rosenthal L, Steck, Dickens, Epstein, Cook, Carroll, Seawright, Griffin, O'Donnell, Paulin, Barron, Thiele, Otis, Clark, Galef, Stirpe, McDonald, Santabarbara, Meeks, Perry, Jacobson, Cahill, Rozic, Dinowitz, Rajkumar
MLTSPNSRCymbrowitz, Englebright
Add §66-q, Pub Serv L
Provides that each investor owned utility must file with the public service commission an electric vehicle charging commercial tariff that allows a customer to purchase electricity for the purpose of recharging an electric vehicle.
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A03876 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 28, 2021
          SEAWRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT --  read  once
          and referred to the Committee on Energy
        AN  ACT  amending  the public service law, in relation to establishing a
          commercial tariff on certain electric vehicles
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The public service law is amended by adding a new section
     2  66-q to read as follows:
     3    § 66-q. Electric vehicle charging; commercial tariff. 1.  Definitions.
     4  For  purposes  of  this section, the term "electric vehicles" shall mean
     5  and include a motor vehicle that:
     6    (a) was manufactured for use primarily on public  streets,  roads  and
     7  highways;
     8    (b)  the  powertrain  of which has not been modified from the original
     9  manufacturer's specifications;
    10    (c) has a maximum speed capability of at least  fifty-five  miles  per
    11  hour; and
    12    (d)  is propelled at least in part by an electric motor and associated
    13  power electronics which provide acceleration torque to the drive  wheels
    14  sometime  during  normal  vehicle operations, and that draws electricity
    15  from a hydrogen fuel cell or from a battery that:
    16    (i) has a capacity of not less than four kilowatt hours; and
    17    (ii) is capable of being recharged from an external  source  of  elec-
    18  tricity.
    19    2.  Each combination gas and electric corporation shall file an appli-
    20  cation with the commission to establish a  commercial  tariff  utilizing
    21  alternatives  to  traditional demand-based rate structures to facilitate
    22  faster charging for eligible light duty, heavy duty, and fleet  electric
    23  vehicles.  Each  tariff shall evaluate the relative costs, benefits, and
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  ancillary related costs and  benefits  associated  with  various  faster
     2  charging  rate  designs  and  do  so  for  multiple scenarios where each
     3  predicts a different rate of electric vehicle adoption.
     4    3.  The  commission  shall,  after  notice  and opportunity for public
     5  comment, approve, modify, or reject the tariff.
     6    4. Within sixty days of commission approval of a combination  gas  and
     7  electric corporation's tariff filed under this section, such combination
     8  gas  and electric corporation shall make the tariff available to custom-
     9  ers.
    10    5. The combination gas  and  electric  corporation  may  at  any  time
    11  propose revisions to a tariff filed under this section based on changing
    12  costs or conditions.
    13    6.  Each  combination  gas and electric corporation providing a tariff
    14  under this section shall  periodically  report  to  the  commission,  as
    15  established  by  the  commission and on a form prescribed by the commis-
    16  sion, the following information:
    17    (a) the number of customers who  have  arranged  to  have  electricity
    18  delivered under the tariff; and
    19    (b) the total amount of electricity delivered under the tariff.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    21  it shall have become a law.
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