senate Bill S5346

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the wireless surcharge for Madison county and authorizes landline surcharges

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
May 10, 2011 referred to local government

S5346 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A446
Current Committee:
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §308-b, add §336, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7015, A10608

S5346 - Summary

Increases the wireless surcharge for Madison county to one dollar per device and authorizes county to adopt landline surcharges.

S5346 - Sponsor Memo

S5346 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5346

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to  the  wireless  surcharge
  for  the  county  of Madison, and in relation to communication service
  surcharges applied to Madison county and providing for the  repeal  of
  certain provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 308-b of the county law, as  added
by chapter 191 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  1.    Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any law to the contrary, the
county of Madison acting through its local county legislative  body,  is
hereby  authorized and empowered to adopt, amend or repeal local laws to
impose a surcharge in an amount not to exceed [thirty cents] ONE  DOLLAR
per  month  on wireless communications service in the county of Madison.
The surcharge shall be imposed on each  wireless  communications  device
and  shall  be reflected and made payable on bills rendered for wireless
communications service that is provided to a  customer  whose  place  of
primary use is within the county. For purposes of this section, the term
"place  of  primary use" shall mean the street address that is represen-
tative of where  the  customer's  use  of  the  wireless  communications
service  primarily occurs, which address must be: (a) residential street
address or the primary business street address of the customer; and  (b)
within  the licensed service area of the wireless communications service
supplier.
  S 2. The county law is amended by adding a new section 336 to read  as
follows:
  S  336.  COUNTY OF MADISON ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM. 1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
MADISON ACTING THROUGH ITS LOCAL  COUNTY  LEGISLATIVE  BODY,  IS  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED  AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AMEND OR REPEAL LOCAL LAWS TO IMPOSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03567-01-1

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