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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 11, 2011||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S1647
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- Passed Senate
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S1647 - Details
S1647 - Summary
Offers certain refunds or credits to school bus operators from sales tax for certain school buses and equipment and fuel used in operation of a school bus.
S1647 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1647 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to providing certain school bus operators with a refund or credit of sales and compensating use taxes on the purchase of school buses and equipment and fuel used in the operation of a school bus PURPOSE: To create an incentive for the private school bus operators to quickly phase-in the use of new clean-fuel school buses with near zero harmful emissions and ease the escalating financial burden on school bus operators and property tax payers attributed to various state and federal mandates, out-of-control insurance premiums and skyrocketing fuel prices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill amends section 1119 of the tax law by phasing in a refund or credit from state sales and use tax on the sale or use by a school bus operator of any school bus (used for the transportation of students to and from school or school related events) and of parts, equipment, lubricants, motor fuel, maintenance, servicing and repairs. JUSTIFICATION: In recent years, school bus contractors have been hit with enormous
S1647 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1647 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 providing certain school bus operators with a refund or credit of sales and compensating use taxes on the purchase of school buses and equipment and fuel used in the operation of a school bus THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1119 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision (f) to read as follows: (F) SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDI- VISION, A REFUND OR CREDIT SHALL BE ALLOWED FOR TAX PAID PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (A) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE, PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION (C) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE, OR SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED TEN OF THIS ARTICLE AND ANY TAX IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORI- TY OF ARTICLE TWENTY-NINE OF THIS CHAPTER, ON THE SALE TO OR PURCHASE BY A SCHOOL BUS OPERATOR OF (I) A SCHOOL BUS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, AT LEAST SEVENTY PERCENT OF THE USE OF WHICH IS FOR THE TRANSPORTATION, BY SUCH OPERATOR, OF SCHOOL STUDENTS TO OR FROM SCHOOL OR SCHOOL RELATED EVENTS, PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT MADE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE EDUCATION LAW, (II) PARTS, EQUIPMENT AND LUBRICANTS WHEN SUCH PARTS, EQUIPMENT AND LUBRI- CANTS ARE INSTALLED IN OR ON SUCH A SCHOOL BUS, AT LEAST SEVENTY PERCENT OF THE USE OF WHICH IS FOR SUCH TRANSPORTATION, BY SUCH OPERATOR, PURSU- ANT TO SUCH CONTRACT, (III) THE SERVICES DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION (C) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE WHEN RENDERED WITH RESPECT TO SUCH A SCHOOL BUS SO USED OR WITH RESPECT TO PARTS, EQUIPMENT AND LUBRICANTS INSTALLED IN OR ON SUCH A SCHOOL BUS SO USED, AND (IV) MOTOR FUEL OR DIESEL MOTOR FUEL USED EXCLUSIVELY BY SUCH OPERATOR IN SUCH A SCHOOL BUS FOR SUCH TRANSPORTATION PURSUANT TO SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03493-01-1
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