senate Bill S7618A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes Tioga county to impose an additional surcharge to pay for the costs associated with updating the services needed to provide an enhanced 911 emergency telephone system

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 14, 2020 print number 7618a
Jul 14, 2020 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 31, 2020 referred to local government

S7618 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10713
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §337, County L; amd §186-g, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2031, A4044

S7618 - Summary

Authorizes Tioga county to impose an additional surcharge to pay for the costs associated with updating the services needed to provide an enhanced 911 emergency telephone system; authorizes an additional surcharge at the rate of one dollar per retail sale.

S7618 - Sponsor Memo

S7618 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7618

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the county law and the tax law, in relation to authoriz-
  ing the county of Tioga to impose an additional surcharge to  pay  for
  the costs associated with updating the telecommunication equipment and
  telephone  services  needed to provide an enhanced 911 emergency tele-
  phone system to serve such county; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The county law is amended by adding a new  section  337  to
read as follows:
  §  337.  COUNTY  OF  TIOGA ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM. 1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
TIOGA ACTING THROUGH  ITS  LOCAL  COUNTY  LEGISLATIVE  BODY,  IS  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED  AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AMEND OR REPEAL LOCAL LAWS TO IMPOSE
A SURCHARGE, IN ADDITION TO THE SURCHARGE ESTABLISHED AND IMPOSED  UNDER
SECTION  THREE HUNDRED THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED
ONE DOLLAR PER ACCESS LINE PER MONTH ON THE CUSTOMERS OF  EVERY  SERVICE
SUPPLIER  WITHIN  SUCH MUNICIPALITY TO PAY FOR THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH
OBTAINING, OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT AND
TELEPHONE SERVICES NEEDED TO PROVIDE AN ENHANCED  911  (E911)  EMERGENCY
TELEPHONE SYSTEM TO SERVE SUCH COUNTY.
  2.  ANY  SUCH  LOCAL  LAW SHALL STATE THE AMOUNT OF THE SURCHARGE, THE
DATE ON WHICH THE SERVICE SUPPLIER SHALL BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE  TO
THE  BILLINGS  OF ITS CUSTOMERS AND, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE DATE
ON WHICH SUCH E911 SERVICE IS TO BEGIN. SUCH LOCAL LAW MAY AUTHORIZE THE
SERVICE SUPPLIER TO BEGIN BILLING ITS CUSTOMERS FOR SUCH SURCHARGE PRIOR
TO THE DATE THE E911 SYSTEM SERVICE IS TO BEGIN.
  3. ANY SERVICE SUPPLIER WITHIN A  MUNICIPALITY  WHICH  HAS  IMPOSED  A
SURCHARGE  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GIVEN A
MINIMUM OF FORTY-FIVE DAYS WRITTEN NOTICE PRIOR TO  THE  DATE  IT  SHALL
BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE TO THE BILLINGS OF ITS CUSTOMERS OR PRIOR TO
ANY MODIFICATION TO OR CHANGE IN THE SURCHARGE AMOUNT.
  4.  THE  SURCHARGE  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION SHALL BE IMPOSED ON A PER ACCESS LINE BASIS ON ALL CURRENT BILLS

S7618A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10713
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §337, County L; amd §186-g, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2031, A4044

S7618A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Tioga county to impose an additional surcharge to pay for the costs associated with updating the services needed to provide an enhanced 911 emergency telephone system; authorizes an additional surcharge at the rate of one dollar per retail sale.

S7618A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7618A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7618--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the county law and the tax law, in relation to authoriz-
  ing the county of Tioga to impose an additional surcharge to  pay  for
  the costs associated with updating the telecommunication equipment and
  telephone  services  needed to provide an enhanced 911 emergency tele-
  phone system to serve such county; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The county law is amended by adding a new  section  337  to
read as follows:
  §  337.  COUNTY  OF  TIOGA ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM. 1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
TIOGA ACTING THROUGH  ITS  LOCAL  COUNTY  LEGISLATIVE  BODY,  IS  HEREBY
AUTHORIZED  AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AMEND OR REPEAL LOCAL LAWS TO IMPOSE
A SURCHARGE, IN ADDITION TO THE SURCHARGE ESTABLISHED AND IMPOSED  UNDER
SECTION  THREE HUNDRED THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED
ONE DOLLAR PER ACCESS LINE PER MONTH ON THE CUSTOMERS OF  EVERY  SERVICE
SUPPLIER  WITHIN  SUCH MUNICIPALITY TO PAY FOR THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH
OBTAINING, OPERATING AND MAINTAINING THE TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT AND
TELEPHONE SERVICES NEEDED TO PROVIDE AN ENHANCED  911  (E911)  EMERGENCY
TELEPHONE SYSTEM TO SERVE SUCH COUNTY.
  2.  ANY  SUCH  LOCAL  LAW SHALL STATE THE AMOUNT OF THE SURCHARGE, THE
DATE ON WHICH THE SERVICE SUPPLIER SHALL BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE  TO
THE  BILLINGS  OF ITS CUSTOMERS AND, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE DATE
ON WHICH SUCH E911 SERVICE IS TO BEGIN. SUCH LOCAL LAW MAY AUTHORIZE THE
SERVICE SUPPLIER TO BEGIN BILLING ITS CUSTOMERS FOR SUCH SURCHARGE PRIOR
TO THE DATE THE E911 SYSTEM SERVICE IS TO BEGIN.
  3. ANY SERVICE SUPPLIER WITHIN A  MUNICIPALITY  WHICH  HAS  IMPOSED  A
SURCHARGE  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GIVEN A
MINIMUM OF FORTY-FIVE DAYS WRITTEN NOTICE PRIOR TO  THE  DATE  IT  SHALL

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

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