senate Bill S5170A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Denies tax-exempt status to any organization that discriminates against any person, group, organization or other entity based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 07, 2014 print number 5170a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
May 13, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S5170 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §41, Tax L; add §422-a, RPT L

S5170 - Summary

Denies tax-exempt status to any organization that discriminates against any person, group, organization or other entity based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

S5170 - Sponsor Memo

S5170 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5170

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 and the real property tax law,  in  relation
  to  denying  tax-exempt  status to any organization that discriminates
  against any person, group, organization or other entity based on sexu-
  al orientation or gender identity or expression

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

  Section  1.  The tax law is amended by adding a new section 39 to read
as follows:
  S 39. LOSS OF TAX-EXEMPT STATUS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF  LAW
TO THE CONTRARY, ANY ORGANIZATION THAT DISCRIMINATES AGAINST ANY PERSON,
GROUP,  YOUTH GROUP, ORGANIZATION OR OTHER ENTITY BASED ON RACE, WEIGHT,
NATIONAL ORIGIN, CREED, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS PRACTICES, MENTAL  OR  PHYS-
ICAL   DISABILITY,   SEX,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR  GENDER  IDENTITY  OR
EXPRESSION SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR TAX-EXEMPT STATUS FOR  THE  PURPOSE
OF  ANY  TAXES,  FEES,  FINES,  PENALTIES, INTEREST OR OTHER ASSESSMENTS
IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER;  PROVIDED  THAT  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY VALIDLY INCORPORATED
RELIGIOUS  ORGANIZATION.    AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION,  "YOUTH  GROUP"
INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:  LITTLE LEAGUE, BOY SCOUTS, CUB SCOUTS,
GIRL  SCOUTS, YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN
ASSOCIATION, FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA, 4-H CLUBS, FUTURE BUSINESS LEAD-
ERS OF AMERICA, BOY'S CLUBS, GIRL'S CLUBS, SPECIAL OLYMPICS, INC., AMER-
ICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION AND POP WARNER FOOTBALL.
  S 2. The real property tax law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
422-a to read as follows:
  S  422-A.  LOSS OF TAX-EXEMPT STATUS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF
LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY ORGANIZATION  THAT  DISCRIMINATES  AGAINST  ANY
PERSON,  GROUP,  ORGANIZATION  OR  OTHER  ENTITY  BASED ON RACE, WEIGHT,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10650-02-3

S5170A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §41, Tax L; add §422-a, RPT L

S5170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Denies tax-exempt status to any organization that discriminates against any person, group, organization or other entity based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

S5170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5170--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 and the real property tax law, in relation
  to denying tax-exempt status to any  organization  that  discriminates
  against any person, group, organization or other entity based on sexu-
  al orientation or gender identity or expression

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 41  to  read
as follows:
  S  41. LOSS OF TAX-EXEMPT STATUS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW
TO THE CONTRARY, ANY ORGANIZATION THAT DISCRIMINATES AGAINST ANY PERSON,
GROUP, YOUTH GROUP, ORGANIZATION OR OTHER ENTITY BASED ON RACE,  WEIGHT,
NATIONAL  ORIGIN,  CREED, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS PRACTICES, MENTAL OR PHYS-
ICAL  DISABILITY,  SEX,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION  OR  GENDER   IDENTITY   OR
EXPRESSION  SHALL  NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR TAX-EXEMPT STATUS FOR THE PURPOSE
OF ANY TAXES, FEES, FINES,  PENALTIES,  INTEREST  OR  OTHER  ASSESSMENTS
IMPOSED  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED THAT THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY  VALIDLY  INCORPORATED
RELIGIOUS  ORGANIZATION.    AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION,  "YOUTH  GROUP"
INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:  LITTLE LEAGUE, BOY SCOUTS, CUB SCOUTS,
GIRL SCOUTS, YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, YOUNG WOMEN'S  CHRISTIAN
ASSOCIATION, FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA, 4-H CLUBS, FUTURE BUSINESS LEAD-
ERS OF AMERICA, BOY'S CLUBS, GIRL'S CLUBS, SPECIAL OLYMPICS, INC., AMER-
ICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION AND POP WARNER FOOTBALL.
  S  2.  The  real  property  tax law is amended by adding a new section
422-a to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10650-03-4

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