senate Bill S3626A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the credit for rural broadband act of 2016

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2016 print number 3626a
Feb 22, 2016 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 06, 2016 referred to energy and telecommunications
Feb 13, 2015 referred to energy and telecommunications

Co-Sponsors

S3626 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1109
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
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: S5481, A7588
2017-2018: A4869

S3626 - Summary

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

S3626 - Sponsor Memo

S3626 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3626

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 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
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.
                                                           LBD02115-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3626A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1109
Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
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: S5481, A7588
2017-2018: A4869

S3626A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3626A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3626A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3626--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, RITCHIE -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Energy and Telecommunications -- recommitted to the Committee on Ener-
  gy 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 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-
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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02115-02-6

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