senate Bill S3336

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a tax on carbon-based fuels

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee


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Jan 28, 2021 referred to budget and revenue

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S3336 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A77
Current Committee:
Senate Budget And Revenue
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 12-B §§289-g - 289-k, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6037, A8372
2017-2018: S2846, A107
2019-2020: S3608, A39

S3336 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax on carbon-based fuels.

S3336 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3336 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3336
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   Sens.  PARKER,  BAILEY,  BRESLIN,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,
   KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, LIU, MYRIE, 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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