senate Bill S6039

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends the application of the clean heating fuel credit until January 1, 2017

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2012 signed chap.193
Jul 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 14, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.393
substituted for a8818
Jan 19, 2012 referred to ways and means
Jan 18, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.10
reported and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations

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Jan 9, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Absent
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Excused
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2012

Jan 9, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S6039
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S6039 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8818
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L; amd Part D §4, Chap 35 of 2006

S6039 - Bill Texts

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Extends the application of the clean heating fuel credit until January 1, 2017.

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BILL NUMBER:S6039

TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the tax law, in relation to the clean heating fuel
personal income tax credit; and to amend chapter 35 of the laws of 2006
amending the tax law relating to a clean heating fuel credit, in
relation to extending the applicability of such credit until January 1,
2017

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To extend the personal income tax clean heating fuel credit until Janu-
ary 1, 2017 and to make conforming amendments to Chapter 35 of the Laws
of 2006. Chapter 591 of the laws of 2011 already extends this provision
until 2017 for corporate owners of residential developments. As refer-
enced in the Bill Approval memo (No 11 Chapter 591) this bill represents
a three-way agreement to a chapter amendment aimed at allowing individ-
ual homeowners to also claim this credit for five more years.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends tax law section 606(mm)(1) to extend the effective date
for the clean heating fuel credit. The credit will be affected for taxa-
ble years beginning before January 1, 2017.

Section 2 amends Chapter 35 of the laws of 2006, as amended by section
three of part AAA-1 of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008 by extending the
taxable years for which this credit may be claimed. The date has been
extended to include all taxable years beginning before January 1, 2017.

JUSTIFICATION:
Governor Pataki first signed this tax credit into law in 2006, in order
to promote the use of clean heating fuel, in order to improve air quali-
ty, protect our environment and encourage domestic sources of fuel. This
credit was extended in 2009, and thousands of New Yorkers took advantage
of the credit by burning cleaner, more renewable and less carbon laden
heating oil.

During the intervening period more and more consumers have become aware
of biodiesel and its environmental and clean air benefits. As consumers
replace their traditional heating oil with greener biodiesel blends, it
is vitally important that this tax credit be extended.

This tax credit expired for taxable years beginning after December 31,
2011, which means that customers already taking advantage of it will
lose this benefit and return to less environmentally friendly sources of
fuel. In order to protect these consumers, and to promote clean air and
a safer environment, the clean heating fuel tax credit must be extended.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011: S.5349/A.7793 enacted as Chapter 591 of the laws of 2011
2008: S.6807C/A.9804C enacted as Part AAA-1 of Chapter 57 of

the Laws of 2008
2006: S.7909/A.11331 enacted as Chapter 35 of the Laws of 2006

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6039

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in  relation  to  the  clean  heating  fuel
  personal  income  tax  credit;  and to amend chapter 35 of the laws of
  2006 amending the tax law relating to a clean heating fuel credit,  in
  relation  to  extending the applicability of such credit until January
  1, 2017

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  1 of subsection (mm) of section 606 of the tax
law, as amended by section 2 of part AAA-1 of chapter 57 of the laws  of
2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  A  taxpayer  shall be allowed a credit against the tax imposed by
this article. Such credit, to be computed as hereinafter provided, shall
be allowed for bioheat, used for space heating or hot  water  production
for  residential  purposes  within  this state and purchased on or after
July first, two thousand six and before July first, two  thousand  seven
and  on  or  after  January first, two thousand eight and before January
first, two thousand [twelve] SEVENTEEN.  Such credit shall be $0.01  per
percent  of  biodiesel per gallon of bioheat, not to exceed twenty cents
per gallon, purchased by such taxpayer.
  S 2. Section 4 of part D of chapter 35 of the laws  of  2006  amending
the  tax  law  relating  to  a  clean heating fuel credit, as amended by
section 3 of part AAA-1 of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to taxable
years beginning after December 31, 2005 and  before  January  1,  [2012]
2017;  provided,  however  that  the  IMB  credit for energy taxes under
subsection (t-1) and the state film production credit  under  subsection
(gg)  and the empire state commercial production credit under subsection
(jj) of section 606 of the tax law contained in section  three  of  this
act  shall  expire  on  the  same date as provided in subdivision (a) of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13434-01-1

S. 6039                             2

section 49 of part Y of chapter 63 of the laws of 2000, as  amended  and
section  9  of part P of chapter 60 of the laws of 2004, as amended, and
section 10 of part V of a chapter of the laws of 2006 amending  the  tax
law  relating  to the empire state commercial production tax credit, [as
proposed in legislative bill numbers S.6460-C and A.9560-B,] as  amended
respectively.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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