assembly Bill A7588A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the credit for rural broadband act of 2014

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 7588a
Jan 29, 2014 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
May 23, 2013 referred to governmental operations

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A7588 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5481
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1109, S3626
2017-2018: A4869

A7588 - Summary

Creates a refundable tax credit for broadband deployment to residences and small businesses located in rural, unserved areas.

A7588 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7588

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state technology law and the tax law, in relation to
  a refundable tax credit provided to broadband deployment to residences
  and small businesses located in rural, unserved areas

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "credit for
rural broadband act of 2013".
  S  2.  Section  104 of the state technology law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION  WITH
INPUT  FROM  THE  ADVISORY COUNCIL, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO
PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR VERIFYING  AN  "UNSERVED"
AREA  UNDER THE CREDIT FOR RURAL BROADBAND ACT OF TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN,
USING BROADBAND MAPPING DATA AT THE TIME A PROJECT IS PROPOSED.
  S 3. Section 210 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision
47 to read as follows:
  47. CREDIT FOR RURAL BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT.  (A) ALLOWANCE  OF  CREDIT.
A  QUALIFIED  TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED
BY THIS ARTICLE EQUAL TO ANY QUALIFIED CUSTOMER CONTRIBUTION IN  AID  OF
CONSTRUCTION  RESULTING  FROM NEW NETWORK CONSTRUCTION TO DELIVER BROAD-
BAND SERVICE TO THE INDIVIDUAL'S RESIDENCE OR PLACE OF BUSINESS  LOCATED
IN  AN  UNSERVED AREA.   THE CREDIT ALLOWED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
CLAIMED ANNUALLY OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD EQUAL TO ONE-FIFTH OF THE CRED-
IT AMOUNT. IF THE CREDIT ALLOWED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION IS GREATER  THAN
THE TAX DUE IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR, THE AMOUNT BY WHICH SUCH CREDIT EXCEEDS
SUCH  TAX  DUE  IS  TREATED  AS  AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO BE REFUNDED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION  ONE  THOUSAND  EIGHTY-SIX  OF
THIS CHAPTER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11110-01-3

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A7588A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5481
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1109, S3626
2017-2018: A4869

A7588A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a refundable tax credit for broadband deployment to residences and small businesses located in rural, unserved areas.

A7588A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7588--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGEE,  GUNTHER, RUSSELL, MORELLE, McDONALD,
  BARRETT, STIRPE, PALMESANO, SCARBOROUGH, SANTABARBARA, BRONSON, GANTT,
  STEC, FAHY, CAHILL, QUART, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  LUPARDO,  ROBINSON  --  read  once  and  referred  to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Govern-
  mental  Operations  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the state technology law and the tax law, in relation to
  a refundable tax credit provided to broadband deployment to residences
  and small businesses located in rural, unserved areas

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "credit for
rural broadband act of 2014".
  S 2. Section 104 of the state technology law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH
INPUT FROM THE ADVISORY COUNCIL, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED  AND  DIRECTED  TO
PROMULGATE  RULES  AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR VERIFYING AN "UNSERVED"
AREA UNDER THE CREDIT FOR RURAL BROADBAND ACT OF TWO THOUSAND  FOURTEEN,
USING BROADBAND MAPPING DATA AT THE TIME A PROJECT IS PROPOSED.
  S 3. Section 210 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision
48 to read as follows:
  48.  CREDIT  FOR RURAL BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT.  (A) ALLOWANCE OF CREDIT.
A QUALIFIED TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE  TAX  IMPOSED
BY  THIS  ARTICLE EQUAL TO ANY QUALIFIED CUSTOMER CONTRIBUTION IN AID OF
CONSTRUCTION RESULTING FROM NEW NETWORK CONSTRUCTION TO  DELIVER  BROAD-
BAND  SERVICE TO THE INDIVIDUAL'S RESIDENCE OR PLACE OF BUSINESS LOCATED
IN AN UNSERVED AREA.  THE CREDIT ALLOWED BY THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE
CLAIMED ANNUALLY OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD EQUAL TO ONE-FIFTH OF THE CRED-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11110-03-4