|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2021||referred to budget and revenue|
senate Bill S3336
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3336 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3336 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3336 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a tax on carbon-based fuels to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions causing anthro- pogenic climate change PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To assist in NY's goal to substantially reduce CO2 emissions, while investing in clean energy and modernized infrastructure. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 289-g of Section 1 provides definitions for "carbon-based fuel," "carbon generated electricity," "carbon dioxide equivalent," "carbon dioxide emissions tax," "fuel distributor," "carbon dioxide emissions fund (fund)," "motor vehicle fuel," and "utility."
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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