senate Bill S4430

Authorizes the county of Livingston to impose an additional one percent sales tax to the three percent rate

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  • 01 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.859
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A7267

Summary

Extends provisions authorizing the county of Livingston to impose an additional one percent sales tax to the three percent rate.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7267
Versions:
S4430
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1210 & 1262-p, Tax L

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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4430

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to
authorizing the county of Livingston to impose an additional one
percent sales tax

PURPOSE:

This bill would allow Livingston County to continue to add an
additional one percent to its sales tax to meet operating costs of the
county government.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Amends Section 1210 and Section 1262-p of the Tax Law to authorize
Livingston County to continue to add an additional one percent sales
tax to the present three percent rate until November 30, 2015.

JUSTIFICATION:

Livingston County has requested authorization to continue its sales
tax collection at four percent. This legislation authorizes Livingston
County to continue this increase which is essential to meet a balanced
budget for governmental services.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.3986/A.6676, Chapter 1127 of 2011
S.3800/A.7429, Chapter 136 of 2009
S.3678/A.6634, Chapter 118 of 2007
S.2430/A.6205, Chapter 19 of 2003
S.2544/A.5869, Chapter 555 of 2005

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately

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

                                  4430

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing  the  county  of
  Livingston to impose an additional one percent sales tax

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

  Section 1. Clause 32 of subparagraph (i) of the opening  paragraph  of
section  1210  of  the tax law, as amended by chapter 117 of the laws of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (32) the  county  of  Livingston  is  hereby  further  authorized  and
empowered  to  adopt  and  amend  local  laws, ordinances or resolutions
imposing such taxes at a rate which is one  percent  additional  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 [thirteen] FIFTEEN;
  S  2.  Section 1262-p of the tax law, as amended by chapter 117 of the
laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1262-p. Disposition of  net  collections  from  the  additional  one
percent  rate  of  sales  and  compensating  use  taxes in the county of
Livingston.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, if the coun-
ty of Livingston imposes the additional one percent rate  of  sales  and
compensating  use taxes authorized by section twelve hundred ten of this
article for all or any portion of the period beginning June  first,  two
thousand  three  and  ending November thirtieth, two thousand [thirteen]
FIFTEEN, the county shall use all net collections from  such  additional
one  percent  rate  to  pay  the county's expenses for Medicaid. The net
collections from the additional one percent  rate  imposed  pursuant  to
this  section shall be deposited in a special fund to be created by such
county separate and apart from any other funds and accounts of the coun-
ty. Any and all remaining  net  collections  from  such  additional  one

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10103-01-3

S. 4430                             2

percent tax, after the Medicaid expenses are paid, shall be deposited by
the  county  of  Livingston  in  the general fund of such county for any
county purpose.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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