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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to finance|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to finance|
senate Bill S567
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S567 - Details
S567 - Summary
Authorizes the denial of the renewal of a license, permit, certificate, registration or admission to practice a profession, business or trade where a taxpayer has outstanding tax debt which the taxpayer has failed to enter into a settlement agreement for the payment thereof; requires each taxpayer renewing a license to practice a profession, business or trade to attest to the licensing agency that he or she does not have an unsettled outstanding tax debt.
S567 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S567 REVISED 02/15/12 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, the state administrative procedure act and the judiciary law, in relation to the denial of the renewal of professional licenses when the applicant has outstanding avoidance of state tax debt PURPOSE: This bill provided the State of New York with additional tools to collect outstanding tax debt. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Executive law section 32 to empower state agencies to deny the renewal of professional licenses to individuals unable to provide proof that they do not owe tax debt. Section 2: Amends State Administrative Procedure Act section 401 to state that an individual must submit a self-certification, under penalty of perjury, that they do not have a tax debt when seeking to renew a license, and states that agencies may deny the renewal of a license to individuals that owe tax debt. Section 3: Amends Judiciary Law section 53 to state that an individual must submit a self-certification, under penalty of
S567 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 567 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, the state administrative procedure act and the judiciary law, in relation to the denial of the renewal of professional licenses when the applicant has outstanding avoidance of state tax debt THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 32 of the executive law, as added by chapter 55 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: S 32. Authority not to renew. 1. For the purposes of this section[, "state]: (A) "STATE agency" shall mean any state department, board, bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public bene- fit corporation, council, office, or other governmental entity perform- ing a governmental or proprietary function for the state, AND SHALL INCLUDE THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. (B) "TAX DEBT" SHALL MEAN ALL LIABILITIES, INCLUDING UNPAID TAXES, INTEREST AND PENALTIES, THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE IS REQUIRED BY LAW TO COLLECT, AND THAT HAVE BEEN REDUCED TO JUDGMENT BY THE DOCKETING OF A NEW YORK STATE TAX WARRANT WITH A COUNTY CLERK OR BY THE FILING OF A COPY THEREOF WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, AND THE TAXPAYER DEBTOR HAS FAILED TO PAY SUCH LIABILITIES OR FAILED TO ENTER INTO A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE TO SETTLE SUCH LIABILITIES. 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when a state agency levies fees or assesses civil fines or penalties for licensing or regu- latory matters, such state agency shall, following consultation with the [state] department of law and after such appropriate due process as required by the provisions of law applicable to such state agency and to such licensing or regulatory matters, not be required to renew any EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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