|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 29, 2019||referred to ways and means|
assembly Bill A3459
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A3459 (ACTIVE) - Details
A3459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3459 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ, SIMOTAS -- 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 emissions; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to estab- lishing the carbon tax revenue fund 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 21-B to read as follows: ARTICLE 21-B TAX ON CARBON EMISSION SECTION 530. DEFINITIONS. 531. IMPOSITION AND RATE OF TAX. 532. EXEMPTIONS. 533. PENALTIES AND INTEREST. 534. DEPOSIT AND DISPOSITION OF REVENUE. § 530. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "CARBON-BASED FUEL" MEANS COAL, NATURAL GAS, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AND ANY OTHER PRODUCT USED FOR FUEL THAT CONTAINS CARBON AND EMITS CARBON DIOXIDE WHEN COMBUSTED; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT CARBON-BASED FUEL SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY PRODUCT USED FOR FUEL THAT IS DERIVED FROM A RESOURCE THAT IS LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND YEARS OLD IN ITS NATURAL STATE. (B) "DISTRIBUTOR" MEANS A PERSON WHO IMPORTS OR CAUSES TO BE IMPORTED CARBON-BASED FUEL FOR USE, DISTRIBUTION, OR SALE WITHIN THE STATE, OR A PERSON WHO PRODUCES, REFINES, MANUFACTURES, OR COMPOUNDS CARBON-BASED FUEL WITHIN THE STATE FOR USE, DISTRIBUTION, OR SALE. (C) "PETROLEUM PRODUCTS" MEANS PROPANE, GASOLINE, UNLEADED GASOLINE, KEROSENE, NUMBER 2 HEATING OIL, DIESEL FUEL, KEROSENE BASE JET FUEL, AND NUMBER 4, NUMBER 5 AND NUMBER 6 RESIDUAL OIL FOR UTILITY AND NON-UTILITY USES, AND ALL PETROLEUM DERIVATIVES, WHETHER IN BOND OR NOT, WHICH ARE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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