assembly Bill A107

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a tax on carbon-based fuels

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Jan 04, 2017 referred to ways and means

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A107 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2846
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 12-B §§289-g - 289-k, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8372, S6037
2019-2020: A39, S3608

A107 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax on carbon-based fuels.

A107 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   107

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CAHILL, LIFTON, STECK, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, BLAKE,
  SEPULVEDA, WALKER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK,  RODRIGUEZ,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax  law,  in relation to establishing a tax on
  carbon-based  fuels  to  mitigate  greenhouse  gas  emissions  causing
  anthropogenic climate change

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a new article 12-B to read
as follows:
                              ARTICLE 12-B
                        TAX ON CARBON-BASED FUELS
SECTION 289-G. DEFINITIONS.
        289-H. ADMINISTRATION OF EMISSIONS CHARGES.
        289-I. CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS TAX.
        289-J. CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FUND.
        289-K. REGULATIONS.
  § 289-G. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "CARBON-BASED  FUEL"  MEANS  COAL, NATURAL GAS, RENEWABLE BIOMASS,
PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, AND ANY OTHER PRODUCT THAT CONTAINS CARBON AND EMITS
CARBON DIOXIDE, METHANE, NITROUS OXIDE, OR OTHER GREENHOUSE  GASES  WHEN
COMBUSTED, THAT ARE USED FOR FUEL, HEATING, COOLING, OR INDUSTRIAL PROC-
ESSES, WHICH PROCESSES SHALL INCLUDE ELECTRICITY GENERATION.
  2. "CARBON-GENERATED ELECTRICITY" MEANS ELECTRIC ENERGY PRODUCED USING
A  CARBON-BASED  FUEL  THAT  IS  GENERATED OR TRANSMITTED BY AN ELECTRIC
POWER FACILITY.
  3. "CARBON DIOXIDE EQUIVALENT" MEANS A UNIT OF  MEASURE  DENOTING  THE
AMOUNT  OF  EMISSIONS  FROM A GREENHOUSE GAS, EXPRESSED AS THE AMOUNT OF
CARBON DIOXIDE BY WEIGHT THAT PRODUCES THE SAME GLOBAL WARMING IMPACT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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