senate Bill S4169A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the programs and shows which qualify for the empire state film production credit

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May 20, 2014 print number 4169a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 12, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S4169 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6096A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §24, Tax L

S4169 - Summary

Relates to the programs and shows which qualify for the empire state film production credit.

S4169 - Sponsor Memo

S4169 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4169

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 the programs and shows which
  qualify for the empire state film production credit

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  3  of subdivision (b) of section 24 of the tax
law, as added by section 1 of part P of chapter 60 of the laws of  2004,
is amended to read as follows:
  (3)  "Qualified  film"  means  a feature-length film, television film,
television pilot and/or each episode of a television series,  regardless
of the medium by means of which the film, pilot or episode is created or
conveyed.  "Qualified  film"  shall  not include (i) a documentary film,
news or current affairs program, [interview or talk  program,]  "how-to"
(i.e., instructional) film or program, film or program consisting prima-
rily  of stock footage, [sporting event or sporting program, game show,]
award ceremony, film  or  program  intended  primarily  for  industrial,
corporate  or  institutional  end-users,  fundraising  film  or program,
[daytime drama (i.e., daytime "soap opera"),] commercials, music  videos
or  "reality"  program,  or  (ii)  a  production  for  which records are
required under section 2257 of title 18, United States code, to be main-
tained with respect to any performer in such  production  (reporting  of
books, films, etc. with respect to sexually explicit conduct).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09709-01-3

S4169A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6096A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §24, Tax L

S4169A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the programs and shows which qualify for the empire state film production credit.

S4169A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4169A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4169--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to the programs and shows which
  qualify for the empire state film production credit

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision (b) of section  24  of  the  tax
law,  as  amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 59 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (3) "Qualified film" means a  feature-length  film,  television  film,
relocated  television  production, RETAINED TELEVISION PRODUCTION, tele-
vision pilot and/or each episode of a television series,  regardless  of
the  medium  by  means of which the film, pilot or episode is created or
conveyed. "Qualified film" shall not include  (i)  a  documentary  film,
news  or  current affairs program, [interview or talk program,] "how-to"
(i.e., instructional) film or program, film or program consisting prima-
rily of stock footage, [sporting event or sporting program, game  show,]
award  ceremony,  film  or  program  intended  primarily for industrial,
corporate or  institutional  end-users,  fundraising  film  or  program,
[daytime  drama (i.e., daytime "soap opera"),] commercials, music videos
or "reality" program,  or  (ii)  a  production  for  which  records  are
required under section 2257 of title 18, United States code, to be main-
tained  with  respect  to any performer in such production (reporting of
books, films, etc. with respect to sexually explicit conduct).
  S2. Subdivision (b) of section 24 of the tax law is amended by  adding
a new paragraph 9 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09709-02-4

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