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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to finance|
|Sep 22, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6881
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S6881 - Details
S6881 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6881 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring an annual report of all fossil fuel related tax expenditures; and to provide for the expiration of fossil fuel related tax expenditures PURPOSE: To require the Governor to submit an annual enumeration of fossil fuel related tax expenditures, including recommendations regarding continua- tion, modification or repeal of such expenditures; and to provide for the expiration of all such expenditures within 3 years unless renewed through legislative action. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Legislative findings.
S6881 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6881 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E September 22, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, BROOKS, DILAN, HOYLMAN, RIVERA, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring an annual report of all fossil fuel related tax expenditures; and to provide for the expiration of fossil fuel related tax expenditures THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds and declares that the use of fossil fuels result in greenhouse gas emis- sions. The state has a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by eighty percent below 1990 levels by 2050 to combat climate change. Therefore, the state has an interest in reducing tax expenditures that support fossil fuels. By creating a process through which the legisla- ture would review existing fossil fuel tax expenditures on a regular basis, the state can better ensure that they are in the public interest. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 181 of the executive law is amended by adding two new paragraphs (c) and (d) to read as follows: (C) "FOSSIL FUEL" SHALL MEAN COAL, KEROSENE, OIL, OTHER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, AND FUEL GASES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO METHANE, NATURAL GAS, LIQUIFIED NATURAL GAS AND MANUFACTURED FUEL GASES. (D) "FOSSIL FUEL RELATED TAX EXPENDITURES" SHALL MEAN TAX EXPENDITURES THAT DIRECTLY SUPPORT, ENCOURAGE OR HAVE A SIGNIFICANT RELATIONSHIP TO THE PRODUCTION, TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE, SALE, PURCHASE, DELIVERY, CONSUMPTION OR USE OF FOSSIL FUELS. § 3. Paragraphs (f) and (g) of subdivision 2 of section 181 of the executive law, as added by chapter 23 of the laws of 1990, are amended and two new paragraphs (h) and (i) are added to read as follows: (f) comment, if any, on the effectiveness and efficiency of other tax expenditures; [and] EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11175-04-7
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