assembly Bill A6546

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes Broome 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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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 27, 2019 signed chap.120
Jul 22, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1549
substituted for s4392
May 20, 2019 referred to local government
delivered to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
May 02, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.261
Apr 30, 2019 reported
Mar 11, 2019 referred to ways and means

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A6546 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4392
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §336, County L; amd §186-g, Tax L

A6546 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Broome county 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 telephone system to serve such county and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

A6546 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6546

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LUPARDO, CROUCH, FRIEND -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the county law and the tax law, in relation to authoriz-
  ing  the county of Broome 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 336 to
read as follows:
  § 336. COUNTY OF BROOME ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY  TELEPHONE  SYSTEM.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
BROOME  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  AND THIRTY CENTS 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 TELECOMMUNI-
CATION 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

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