senate Bill S4774

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the Metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax and to the imposition of certain bridge tolls

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 20, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S4774 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8185
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §800, Tax L; amd §28, NYC Chart

S4774 - Summary

Relates to eliminating the Metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax in certain counties and authorizing the imposition of certain bridge tolls by the city of New York.

S4774 - Sponsor Memo

S4774 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4774

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BONACIC, BALL, LARKIN, SALAND, ZELDIN -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Investigations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to  the  Metropolitan  commuter
  transportation mobility tax and to amend the New York city charter, in
  relation to the imposition of certain bridge tolls

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

  Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 800 of the tax law, as  added  by
section  1  of  part  C of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) Metropolitan commuter transportation  district.  The  metropolitan
commuter  transportation  district  ("MCTD") means the area of the state
included in the district created and governed by section twelve  hundred
sixty-two  of  the public authorities law, BUT EXCLUDING THE COUNTIES OF
DUTCHESS, ORANGE, PUTNAM, SUFFOLK, ROCKLAND, NASSAU AND WESTCHESTER.
  S 2. Section 28 of the New York city charter is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision h to read as follows:
  H. FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AN ADDITIONAL STABLE AND RELIABLE
DEDICATED  FUNDING  SOURCE FOR THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES TO  PRESERVE,  OPERATE  AND  IMPROVE
ESSENTIAL TRANSIT AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN THE METROPOLITAN COMMU-
TER  TRANSPORTATION  DISTRICT,  THE  COUNCIL  IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH
TOLLS ON THE FOLLOWING BRIDGES OVER THE EAST RIVER:   BROOKLYN,  MANHAT-
TAN, WILLIAMSBURG AND QUEENSBORO BRIDGES. THE RECEIPT OF REVENUES GENER-
ATED FROM SUCH TOLLS, IS AUTHORIZED TO BE TRANSMITTED BY THE CITY TO THE
METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY FOR SUCH PURPOSES.  IN THE EVENT
THAT ANY OR ALL OF SUCH BRIDGES ARE CONVEYED,  THE  DEED  OF  CONVEYANCE
SHALL INCLUDE A PROVISION RESERVING SUCH RECEIPTS FOR THE TRANSPORTATION
USES WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08935-01-1

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