senate Bill S1161

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption from state sales tax for energy-star appliances and grants municipalities the option to provide such exemption

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 06, 2010 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 26, 2009 referred to energy and telecommunications

S1161 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1115 & 1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3674
2013-2014: S3854
2015-2016: S1804
2017-2018: S2153
2019-2020: S5380

S1161 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for exemptions from sales tax for energy-star qualified appliances and grants municipalities the option to provide such exemption.

S1161 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1161 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1161

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting energy-star appli-
  ances from state sales and compensating use taxes and granting munici-
  palities the option to provide such exemption; 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. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law  is  amended
by adding a new paragraph 44 to read as follows:
  (44) RETAIL SALES OF THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS, PROVIDED THAT THE PRODUCT
QUALIFIES  AS AN ENERGY-STAR PRODUCT PURSUANT TO THE UNITED STATES ENVI-
RONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ENERGY-STAR PROGRAM, SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM
THE SALES TAX PROVISIONS OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE:
CLOTHES  WASHER, DISHWASHER, REFRIGERATOR, ROOM AIR CONDITIONER, CEILING
FAN, DEHUMIDIFIER, FREEZER,  PROGRAMMABLE  THERMOSTAT,  AND  VENTILATING
FAN.  THE  EXEMPTION PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO
THE RENTAL, LEASING, REPAIR OR SERVICING OF SUCH ENERGY-STAR PRODUCTS.
  S 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph 1 of  subdivision  (a)  of  section
1210  of the tax law, as amended by section 4 of part SS-1 of chapter 57
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  (i) Either, all of the taxes described in article twenty-eight of this
chapter, at the same uniform rate, as to which taxes all  provisions  of
the  local  laws, ordinances or resolutions imposing such taxes shall be
identical, except as to rate and except as otherwise provided, with  the
corresponding  provisions  in  such  article twenty-eight, including the
definition and exemption provisions of  such  article,  so  far  as  the
provisions  of  such  article twenty-eight can be made applicable to the
taxes imposed by such city or  county  and  with  such  limitations  and
special  provisions  as are set forth in this article. The taxes author-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06865-01-9

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