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File #: Int 0993-2018    Version: * Name: Purchase of zero emission heavy duty trucks.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Environmental Protection
On agenda: 6/28/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to purchase of zero emission heavy duty trucks
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: The proposed local law LS adds a new a new subdivision i to section 24-163.4 to the Administrative Code of the City of New York to require that the city purchase or lease of heavy-duty vehicles be 15% zero emission by 2025 and 30% zero emission by 2030. This LS also provides for three types of zero emission heavy-duty trucks—battery electric, fuel cell electric and catenary electric.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 993, 2. Int. No. 993, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18

Int. No. 993

 

By Council Member Constantinides

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to purchase of zero emission heavy duty trucks

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 7 of chapter 1 of title 24 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision i to section 24-163.4 to read as follows:

i.  Zero emission heavy-duty trucks.  As used in this section:

The term “heavy-duty trucks” means trucks in vehicle class 5 or above weighing at least 19,000 pounds. 

The term “zero emission vehicle” includes electric vehicles including battery, fuel cell and catenary operated vehicles that do not generate any emissions.

1. By no later than December 31, 2019, the commissioner shall direct that all heavy-duty trucks purchased or leased by the city be zero emission vehicles such that by January 1, 2025 at least 15 percent of all the new heavy-duty vehicles purchased or leased by the city shall be zero emission heavy duty vehicles.

2. By no later than December 31, 2025, the commissioner shall direct that all heavy-duty trucks purchased or leased by the city be zero emission vehicles such that by January 1, 2030 at least 30 percent of all new heavy-duty vehicles purchased or leased by the city shall be zero emission heavy-duty vehicles.

§ 2. This local law takes effect ninety days after it becomes law.

 

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LS # 4905

6/5/18