ESFPA Is In Support of the Following Memos for 2022

 

 

Memos of Support

Bill # & Full Language Link

Bill Description

Memo

 Date Memo Issued

A.201 / S.1932

Relates to the liability of landowners who permit recreational uses of their land; establishes landowners owe no duty to keep premises safe for entry, passage over premises or other recreational uses or to give warning of any hazardous condition or use of or structure or activity on such premises to persons entering for such purposes.

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January 23, 2021

A.3216 /S.4119

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old

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February 7, 2021

A.492

Approves land transactions relating to the implementation of the land exchange for the forest preserve health and safety land account and public utility improvements

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 January 21, 2021

A.497 / S.1699

Relates to providing a tax credit for densified biomass fuel expenditures; defines "qualified densified biomass fuel expenditures" and "densified biomass fuel".

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 January 21, 2021

A.787 / S.5181

Establishes a forestry stewardship and habitat conservation credit for personal income and business franchise taxes

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 March 1, 2021

A.862 

Establishes the clean fuel standard of 2021; such standard is intended to reduce carbon intensity from the on-road transportation sector by 20% by 2030, with further reductions to be implemented based upon advances in technology.

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January 23, 2021

A.5390-A / S.6191

Relates to setting a conservation goal for the state and including an effort to combat the biodiversity and climate crises in the state's land acquisition policy.

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April 19, 2021

A. 8143

Establishes the "advanced building codes, appliance and equipment efficiency standards act of 2022"; adds the promotion of clean energy and the implementation of the climate agenda set forth in the New York state climate leadership and community protection act to the state energy conservation construction code; increases the efficiency standards of appliances and equipment by the state energy conservation construction code; increases the energy efficiency standards of appliances and equipment.

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 April 26, 2022

A.8527 / S.2254

Relates to selectively cutting timber and exclusion of current best management practices from regulated activities.

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January 18, 2022

A.9127 / S. 8360

Maintains the continued viability of the state's existing biomass facility which is located within a military installation by deeming such facility a renewable energy system within the renewable energy program established by the public service commission by its order adopting or modifying the clean energy standard.

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February 28, 2022

S.2254

Relates to selectively cutting timber and exclusion of current best management practices from regulated activities.

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January 26, 2021