senate Bill S1072

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "taxpayer advocate act" to create the office of taxpayer advocate

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 vetoed memo.70
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 22, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 20, 2011 ordered to third reading rules cal.471
substituted for a6429
May 09, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2011 1st report cal.413
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

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S1072 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6429
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3013, amd §170, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2620, A6097

S1072 - Summary

Enacts the "taxpayer advocate act" to create the office of taxpayer advocate.

S1072 - Sponsor Memo

S1072 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1072

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to enacting the "taxpayer advo-
  cate act"

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "taxpayer advocate act".
  S 2. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 3013  to  read  as
follows:
  S 3013. OFFICE OF TAXPAYER ADVOCATE. (A) THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN
THE  DEPARTMENT  AN  OFFICE  TO  BE KNOWN AS THE "OFFICE OF THE TAXPAYER
ADVOCATE". SUCH OFFICE SHALL BE UNDER THE SUPERVISION AND  DIRECTION  OF
AN  OFFICIAL  KNOWN  AS  THE  "TAXPAYER ADVOCATE". THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR BY AND WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF
THE SENATE. THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SHALL REPORT DIRECTLY TO  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER.    THE  TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SHALL DEVOTE HIS OR HER ENTIRE TIME TO
THE DUTIES OF SUCH OFFICE.
  (B) NO PERSON SHALL BE APPOINTED AS A TAXPAYER ADVOCATE UNLESS AT  THE
TIME OF SUCH PERSON'S APPOINTMENT SUCH PERSON IS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE
AND  IS  KNOWLEDGEABLE  ON  THE  SUBJECT  OF TAXATION AND IS SKILLFUL IN
MATTERS PERTAINING THERETO. ONCE APPOINTED AND CONFIRMED,  THE  TAXPAYER
ADVOCATE  SHALL  CONTINUE IN OFFICE UNTIL SUCH PERSON'S TERM EXPIRES AND
UNTIL SUCH PERSON'S SUCCESSOR HAS BEEN APPOINTED AND HAS QUALIFIED.  THE
TERM OF OFFICE SHALL BE FOUR YEARS.
  (C)  ANY  TAXPAYER  ADVOCATE  MAY BE REMOVED BY THE GOVERNOR FOR CAUSE
AFTER AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD. A  STATEMENT  OF  THE  CAUSE  OF  SUCH
PERSON'S  REMOVAL  SHALL  BE  FILED BY THE GOVERNOR IN THE OFFICE OF THE
SECRETARY OF STATE.
  (D) IN THE EVENT OF  A  VACANCY  CAUSED  BY  THE  DEATH,  RESIGNATION,
REMOVAL  OR  DISABILITY  OF  THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE, THE VACANCY SHALL BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07038-01-1

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