senate Bill S3770

Signed by Governor

Relates to extending the authority for the imposition of sales and compensating use tax in Schenectady county

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 03 / Mar / 2011
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 03 / May / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.473
  • 04 / May / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 09 / May / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 23 / May / 2011
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 23 / May / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 23 / May / 2011
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A5972
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.523
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 22 / Jul / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 28 / Jul / 2011
    • SIGNED CHAP.239

Summary

Relates to extending the authority for the imposition of sales and compensating use tax in Schenectady county until November 30, 2013.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5972
Versions:
S3770
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S4829, A8312
2007-2008: A7387

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3770

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the tax law, in relation to the imposition of sales and
compensating use tax in Schenectady county

PURPOSE:
To extend, for another two years, the authority of Schenectady County
to impose an additional sales and use tax of one-half of one percent.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1210 of the Tax Law is amended to extend, until November
30, 2013, the authority of Schenectady County to impose a sales and
use tax which is one-half of one percent additional to the three
percent rate that is generally authorized by state law.

EXISTING LAW:
Section 1210 of the Tax Law currently authorizes Schenectady County to
impose the additional one-half of one percent sales and use tax until
November 30, 2011.

JUSTIFICATION:
In 2003, the Schenectady County Legislature requested legislation to
impose an additional one-half percent sales tax in order to help
address its financial needs and diversify its revenue sources. This
authority was initially granted for two years, and was renewed in
2005, 2007 and 2009. These sales tax revenues are a necessary part of
the County's financial plan, and this bill would extend, for another
two years, the authority of Schenectady County to impose this
additional sales tax.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the State.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
This bill will continue the current level
of local sales tax revenue received by Schenectady County.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediate.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 3770                                                  A. 5972

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 3, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. TEDISCO -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. AMEDORE -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Ways
  and Means

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to the imposition of sales and
  compensating use tax in Schenectady county

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Clause 31 of subparagraph (i) of the opening paragraph of
section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 162 of  the  laws  of
2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (31)  the  county  of  Schenectady  is  hereby  further authorized and
empowered to adopt and  amend  local  laws,  ordinances  or  resolutions
imposing  such  taxes  at  a rate which is one-half of one percent addi-
tional to the three percent rate authorized above in this paragraph  for
such county for the period beginning June first, two thousand three, and
ending November thirtieth, two thousand [eleven] THIRTEEN;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09384-01-1

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