senate Bill S2031

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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Current Bill Status Via A4044 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.1739
substituted for s2031
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a4044
ordered to third reading cal.1739
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 16, 2021 referred to local government

S2031 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4044
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §337, County L; amd §186-g, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7618, A10713

S2031 (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.

S2031 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2031 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2031
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 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.

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