senate Bill S4866

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes Oneida county to establish wireless surcharges

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 24, 2013 referred to local governments
Jun 21, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1647
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 29, 2013 referred to local government

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S4866 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §308-y, amd §325, County L

S4866 - Summary

Authorizes Oneida county to establish wireless surcharges.

S4866 - Sponsor Memo

S4866 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4866

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, 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  wireless  surcharges  in
  Oneida county

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

  Section 1. The county law is amended by adding a new section 308-y  to
read as follows:
  S  308-Y.  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  COUNTY OF ONEIDA WIRELESS SURCHARGE.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
ONEIDA, 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 PER MONTH  ON  WIRE-
LESS  COMMUNICATIONS  SERVICE  IN  ONEIDA COUNTY. 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  REPRESENTATIVE  OF  WHERE  THE
CUSTOMER'S  USE OF THE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PRIMARILY OCCURS,
WHICH ADDRESS MUST BE: (A) THE 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.
  2.  ANY  LOCAL  LAW  ADOPTED  PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL STATE THE
AMOUNT OF THE SURCHARGE AND THE DATE  ON  WHICH  THE  WIRELESS  COMMUNI-
CATIONS  SERVICE SUPPLIER SHALL BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE TO THE BILL-
INGS OF ITS CUSTOMERS.  ANY  WIRELESS  COMMUNICATIONS  SERVICE  SUPPLIER
WITHIN  ONEIDA  COUNTY  WHICH  HAS  IMPOSED  A SURCHARGE PURSUANT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GIVEN A MINIMUM OF  FORTY-FIVE  DAYS
WRITTEN NOTICE PRIOR TO THE DATE IT SHALL BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10502-01-3

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