senate Bill S5903

Extends the occupancy tax in the city of New Rochelle until September 1, 2015

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 05 / Oct / 2011
    • REFERRED TO RULES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 22 / May / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.857
  • 23 / May / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 30 / May / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A8555A

Summary

Extends the occupancy tax in the city of New Rochelle until September 1, 2015.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8555A
Versions:
S5903
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Taxation
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 88 of 2009

Votes

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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5903

TITLE OF BILL:

An act
to amend chapter 88 of the laws of 2009 amending the tax law relating to
the imposition of an occupancy tax in the city of New Rochelle, in
relation to extending the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

To authorize the City of New Rochelle to extend a room occupancy
tax not to exceed 3%, ending in 2015.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1202 of the tax law is amended to extend the authority
of the City of New Rochelle to enact such a tax, ending in 2015.

JUSTIFICATION:

The City of New Rochelle seeks to continue the authority passed in
2009 to impose a 3% daily room tax on hotel, motel, inn, club or
or similar place of public accommodation, These are necessary,
non-property tax revenues to support City expenses including
offset impacts of rising pension costs, healthcare costs and
other expenses not fully discretionary.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

A.227/S.1886 of 2009 - Signed into law as Chapter 88 of 2009

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

The City estimates revenues of $250,000 per year minus implementation
costs. None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  5903

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend chapter 88 of the laws of  2009  amending  the  tax  law
  relating  to  the  imposition  of  an occupancy tax in the city of New
  Rochelle, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  2 of chapter 88 of the laws of 2009 amending the
tax law relating to the imposition of an occupancy tax in  the  city  of
New Rochelle, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed [three years after such date] SEPTEMBER 1, 2015.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13333-02-1

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