assembly Bill A1109A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the credit for rural broadband act of 2016

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2016 print number 1109a
Feb 24, 2016 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A1109 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3626
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7588, S5481
2017-2018: A4869

A1109 - Summary

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

A1109 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1109

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

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

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 2015".
  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 FIFTEEN,
USING BROADBAND MAPPING DATA AT THE TIME A PROJECT IS PROPOSED.
  S 3. Section 210-B of the tax law is amended by adding a new  subdivi-
sion 49 to read as follows:
  49.  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02115-01-5

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A1109A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3626
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, St Tech L; amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7588, S5481
2017-2018: A4869

A1109A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1109A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1109--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGEE,  GUNTHER, RUSSELL, MORELLE, McDONALD,
  BARRETT, STIRPE, PALMESANO, 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 Governmental 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 2016".
  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 SIXTEEN,
USING BROADBAND MAPPING DATA AT THE TIME A PROJECT IS PROPOSED.
  S 3. Section 210-B of the tax law is amended by adding a new  subdivi-
sion 49 to read as follows:
  49.  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.
                                                           LBD02115-03-6