Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to finance
|Jan 26, 2011
referred to finance
Senate Bill S2611
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S2611 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S2611 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2611 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the automated sales suppression act PURPOSE: 1. Requires the Department Of Taxation and Finance to prepare an automated sales tax suppression study. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 170-c. Automated Sales Suppression Study. 1. Definitions. 2. Directs the Department of Taxation and Finance to prepare a comprehensive study on the prevalence of automated sales suppression technology (e.g. zappers and phantom-ware) within the state's retail industry, focusing on, but not limited to, restaurants, movie theaters, hairdressers, amusement parks, grocery stores and convenience stores. 3. Automated Sales Suppression report deadline. 4. Report information exemptions.
2011-S2611 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2611 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 26, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the automated sales suppression 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 "automated sales suppression act". S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-c to read as follows: S 170-C. AUTOMATED SALES SUPPRESSION STUDY AND REPORT. 1. DEFINITIONS. (A) "AUTOMATED SALES SUPPRESSION DEVICE" OR "ZAPPER" SHALL MEAN A SOFT- WARE PROGRAM, CARRIED ON A MEMORY STICK, REMOVABLE COMPACT DISC, ACCESSED THROUGH AN INTERNET LINK OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY OTHER MEANS, THAT FALSIFIES THE ELECTRONIC RECORDS OF POINT-OF-SALE SYSTEMS FOR THE PURPOSE OF TAX EVASION. (B) "DEPARTMENT" SHALL MEAN THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE. (C) "ELECTRONIC CASH REGISTER" SHALL MEAN A DEVICE THAT KEEPS A REGIS- TER OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS THROUGH THE MEANS OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM DESIGNED TO RECORD TRANSACTION DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING, COMPILING OR PROCESSING RETAIL SALES TRANSACTION DATA IN WHATEVER MANNER. (D) "PHANTOM-WARE" SHALL MEAN A HIDDEN, PRE-INSTALLED OR INSTALLED AT A LATER TIME PROGRAMMING OPTION EMBEDDED IN THE OPERATING SYSTEM OF AN ELECTRONIC CASH REGISTER OR HARDWIRED INTO THE ELECTRONIC CASH REGISTER THAT CAN BE USED TO CREATE A VIRTUAL SECOND TILL OR MAY ELIMINATE OR MANIPULATE RECORDS THAT MAY OR MAY NOT BE PRESERVED IN DIGITAL FORMATS TO REPRESENT THE TRUE OR MANIPULATED RECORD OF TRANSACTIONS IN THE ELEC- TRONIC CASH REGISTER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07846-01-1
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