senate Bill S5481A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the credit for rural broadband act of 2014

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 17, 2014 print number 5481a
amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1295
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

Co-Sponsors

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S5481 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7588A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S5481 - Summary

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

S5481 - Sponsor Memo

S5481 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5481

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

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

Co-Sponsors

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S5481A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7588A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210 & 606, Tax L

S5481A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5481A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5481A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5481--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  DeFRANCISCO, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PARKER,
  RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SAMPSON, TKACZYK, VALESKY, YOUNG --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Energy  and  Telecommunications -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Energy and Telecommunications in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- 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-
IT  AMOUNT. IF THE CREDIT ALLOWED UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION IS GREATER THAN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11110-02-4

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