Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to budget and revenue
|Feb 19, 2021||
committee discharged and committed to budget and revenue
referred to investigations and government operations
Senate Bill S4959
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4959 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4959 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4959 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to creating an excise tax on the collection of consumer data by commercial data collectors PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To raise revenue to fund state services by ,imposing a tax on the collection of New Yorkers' consumer data by businesses for commercial purposes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends Tax Law by adding new Section 186-h Section 1. The bill imposes an excise tax on the collection of New York- ers' consumer data based on the number of New York individuals on whom a commercial data collector collects data within a month. The tax applies
2021-S4959 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4959 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to creating an excise tax on the collection of consumer data by commercial data collectors 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 section 186-h to read as follows: § 186-H. EXCISE TAX ON THE COLLECTION OF CONSUMER DATA BY COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTORS. 1. IMPOSITION OF TAX. THERE IS HEREBY IMPOSED A MONTHLY EXCISE TAX ON THE COLLECTION OF THE CONSUMER DATA OF INDIVIDUAL NEW YORK CONSUMERS BY COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTORS. THE TAX SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE FORMAT, ELECTRONIC OR OTHERWISE, IN WHICH THE CONSUMER DATA IS COLLECTED BY THE COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTOR. 2. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) THE WORDS "COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTOR" MEAN A FOR-PROFIT ENTITY THAT: (I) COLLECTS, MAINTAINS, USES, PROCESSES, SELLS OR SHARES CONSUMER DATA IN SUPPORT OF ITS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES; AND (II) COLLECTS CONSUMER DATA, OTHER THAN CONSUMER CONTACT INFORMATION, ON MORE THAN ONE MILLION INDIVIDUAL NEW YORK CONSUMERS IN A MONTH WITHIN THE CALENDAR YEAR. (B) THE WORD "CONSUMER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO PURCHASES GOODS OR SERVICES FROM A COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTOR OR USES THE SERVICES OF A COMMERCIAL DATA COLLECTOR, WHETHER CHARGED FOR THOSE SERVICES OR NOT. (C) THE WORDS "CONSUMER CONTACT INFORMATION" MEAN (I) A CONSUMER'S EMAIL ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, TELEFAX NUMBER, HOME ADDRESS, MAILING ADDRESS; AND (II) CREDIT CARD INFORMATION NECESSARY TO ENGAGE IN A SALES TRANSACTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09016-06-1
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