senate Bill S5698

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for an increase in the 911 telephone service surcharge in Madison county

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.654
substituted for a7715b
Jun 19, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1779
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 14, 2019 print number 5698a
Jun 14, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 13, 2019 referred to local government

S5698 - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §336, County L

S5698 - Summary

Provides for an increase in the 911 telephone service surcharge in Madison county of sixty-five cents per month and sixty-five cents per retail sale.

S5698 - Sponsor Memo

S5698 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5698

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation  to  communications  service
  surcharges  applied to Madison 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 MADISON ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM.   1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
MADISON  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
SIXTY-FIVE  CENTS  PER  ACCESS  LINE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE
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 AND  THE
DATE  ON WHICH THE SERVICE SUPPLIER SHALL BEGIN TO ADD SUCH SURCHARGE TO
THE BILLINGS OF ITS CUSTOMERS.
  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11404-01-9

S5698A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §336, County L

S5698A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for an increase in the 911 telephone service surcharge in Madison county of sixty-five cents per month and sixty-five cents per retail sale.

S5698A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5698A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5698--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  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  communi-
  cations  service  surcharges  applied to Madison 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 MADISON ENHANCED 911 EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM.   1.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
MADISON  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
SIXTY-FIVE  CENTS  PER  ACCESS  LINE PER MONTH ON THE CUSTOMERS OF EVERY
SERVICE SUPPLIER WITHIN SUCH MUNICIPALITY TO PAY FOR THE  COSTS  ASSOCI-
ATED  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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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