|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to budget and revenue|
|Feb 11, 2019||referred to budget and revenue|
senate Bill S3608
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee
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S3608 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3608 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3608 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to establish- ing a tax on carbon-based fuels to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions causing anthropogenic climate change PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To assist in NY's goal to substantially reduce CO2 emissions, while investing in clean energy and modernized infrastructure. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 289-g of Section 1 provides definitions for "carbon-based fuel," "carbon generated electricity," "carbon dioxide equivalent," "carbon dioxide emissions tax," "fuel distributor," "carbon dioxide emissions fund (fund)," "motor vehicle fuel," and "utility." § 289-h of Section 1 provides for the administration of emissions charg- es.
S3608 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3608 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, BAILEY, BRESLIN, HOYLMAN, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Budget and Revenue 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 [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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