senate Bill S1665

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption to the sale of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from state sales and compensating use taxes

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 20, 2013 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S1665 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1377
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1115, 1160 & 1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7192A, A10356

S1665 - Summary

Provides an exemption to the retail sale of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from state sales and compensating use taxes; authorizes local governments to adopt similar incentives.

S1665 - Sponsor Memo

S1665 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1665

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, BONACIC, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting the sale of plug-
  in hybrid electric vehicles from  state  sales  and  compensating  use
  taxes, and to authorize cities and counties to grant such exemption

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law  is  amended
by adding a new paragraph 44 to read as follows:
  (44)  THE RECEIPTS FROM THE RETAIL SALE OF NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC
VEHICLES. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH THE TERM "PLUG-IN HYBRID  ELEC-
TRIC  VEHICLE"  MEANS A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED
TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, THAT:
  (I) DRAWS PROPULSION USING A TRACTION BATTERY WITH AT LEAST FOUR KILO-
WATT HOURS OF CAPACITY;
  (II) USES AN EXTERNAL SOURCE OF ENERGY TO RECHARGE SUCH BATTERY;
  (III) THE ORIGINAL USE OF WHICH COMMENCES WITH THE TAXPAYER;
  (IV) IS ACQUIRED FOR USE OR LEASE BY THE TAXPAYER AND NOT FOR  RESALE;
AND
  (V) IS MADE BY A MANUFACTURER.
  S  2.  Section 1160 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivi-
sion (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THE NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES EXEMPTION PROVIDED FOR IN
PARAGRAPH FORTY-FOUR  OF  SUBDIVISION  (A)  OF  SECTION  ELEVEN  HUNDRED
FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  CHAPTER SHALL NOT APPLY TO OR LIMIT THE IMPOSITION OF
THE TAX IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 3. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section 1210 of the tax law, as
amended by chapter 406 of the laws  of  2012,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

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

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