Senate Bill S4279

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption for the sale and installation of residential and commercial geothermal heat pump systems equipment

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Vetoed By Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S4279 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5508
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4279, A5508

2015-S4279 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides an exemption for the sale and installation of residential and commercial geothermal heat pump systems equipment.

2015-S4279 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S4279 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4279

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to amend the tax law, in relation to providing an exemption for
  geothermal heat pump systems equipment

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

  Section  1.  Section  1115  of  the tax law is amended by adding a new
subdivision (jj) to read as follows:
  (JJ) RECEIPTS FROM THE RETAIL SALE OF RESIDENTIAL GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP
SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT AND OF THE SERVICE OF INSTALLING SUCH SYSTEMS SHALL BE
EXEMPT FROM TAX UNDER THIS ARTICLE. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,
"RESIDENTIAL  GEOTHERMAL  HEAT  PUMP  SYSTEM  EQUIPMENT"  SHALL  MEAN AN
ARRANGEMENT OR COMBINATION OF COMPONENTS INSTALLED IN AND AROUND A RESI-
DENTIAL BUILDING THAT USES THE GROUND OR GROUND WATER AS A THERMAL ENER-
GY SOURCE OR AS A THERMAL ENERGY SINK DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AND DISTRIBUTE
HEATING, AND/OR COOLING, AND/OR HOT WATER, ALSO COMMONLY REFERRED TO  AS
GROUND  SOURCE  HEAT  PUMP SYSTEMS. SUCH ARRANGEMENT OR COMPONENTS SHALL
NOT INCLUDE ANY SORT OF RECREATIONAL FACILITY OR  EQUIPMENT  USED  AS  A
STORAGE MEDIUM.
  S  2.  Section 1115 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
sion (kk) to read as follows:
  (KK) RECEIPTS FROM THE RETAIL SALE OF COMMERCIAL GEOTHERMAL HEAT  PUMP
SYSTEMS EQUIPMENT AND OF THE SERVICE OF INSTALLING SUCH SYSTEMS SHALL BE
EXEMPT  FROM  TAXES  IMPOSED  BY SECTIONS ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE AND ELEVEN
HUNDRED TEN OF THIS ARTICLE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  "COMMER-
CIAL GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP SYSTEM EQUIPMENT" SHALL MEAN AN ARRANGEMENT OR
COMBINATION  OF COMPONENTS INSTALLED IN AND AROUND A COMMERCIAL BUILDING
THAT USES THE GROUND OR GROUND WATER AS A THERMAL ENERGY SOURCE OR AS  A
THERMAL  ENERGY  SINK DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AND DISTRIBUTE HEATING, AND/OR
COOLING, AND/OR HOT WATER, ALSO COMMONLY REFERRED TO  AS  GROUND  SOURCE
HEAT  PUMP SYSTEMS. SUCH ARRANGEMENT OR COMPONENTS SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY
SORT OF RECREATIONAL FACILITY OR EQUIPMENT USED AS A STORAGE MEDIUM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

              

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