assembly Bill A4044

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes Tioga 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
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 03, 2021 signed chap.561
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.1739
substituted for s2031
Jun 08, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.547
rules report cal.547
reported
reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 01, 2021 referred to local governments

A4044 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2031
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §337, County L; amd §186-g, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10713, S7618

A4044 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Tioga 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; authorizes an additional surcharge at the rate of one dollar per retail sale.

A4044 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4044
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. FRIEND -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the county law and the tax law, in relation to authoriz-
   ing  the  county of Tioga 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 337 to
 read as follows:
   § 337. COUNTY OF TIOGA ENHANCED 911  EMERGENCY  TELEPHONE  SYSTEM.  1.
 NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COUNTY OF
 TIOGA  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  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 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.