senate Bill S1054

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Exempts low-emission and energy efficient vehicles from retail sales and compensating use taxes

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Feb 08, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Feb 8, 2011 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2011

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S1054 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2539
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1783A, A4022A

S1054 - Summary

Exempts low-emission and energy efficient vehicles from retail sales and compensating use taxes.

S1054 - Sponsor Memo

S1054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1054

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, BONACIC, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
  and Telecommunications

AN  ACT  to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting low-emission and
  energy efficient vehicles  from  retail  sales  and  compensating  use
  taxes; 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)  LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, A "LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLE"  SHALL  MEAN  A
VEHICLE  CERTIFIED  BY  THE  ADMINISTRATOR OF THE UNITED STATES ENVIRON-
MENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PURSUANT TO  23  U.S.C.  S  166(F)(3).  IF  THE
ADMINISTRATOR  OF  THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS
NOT SO CERTIFIED ANY VEHICLE AS  A  LOW-EMISSION  AND  ENERGY  EFFICIENT
VEHICLE, THEN, UNTIL SUCH CERTIFICATION OCCURS, "LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY
EFFICIENT  VEHICLE"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  VEHICLE  THAT HAS ACHIEVED AN AIR
POLLUTION SCORE OF NINE OR BETTER AND A GREENHOUSE GAS SCORE OF NINE  OR
BETTER  ON THE GREEN VEHICLE GUIDE MAINTAINED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVI-
RONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST ON ITS WEB SITE A
LIST OF LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES  BY  MAKE  AND  MODEL
YEAR  AND  SUCH  OTHER  SPECIFICATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY A
LOW-EMISSION AND ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLE, AND SHALL UPDATE SUCH LIST AS
NECESSARY TO PROVIDE A COMPLETE LIST OF LOW-EMISSION  AND  ENERGY  EFFI-
CIENT VEHICLES.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  take effect on the first day of the sales tax
quarter that begins at least ninety days after the day on which it shall
have become a law and shall expire and be deemed repealed  December  31,
2016.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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