senate Bill S5776

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to permitted use of funds of an industrial development agency

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 vetoed memo.222
Sep 17, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.663
substituted for a8025
Jun 17, 2013 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1409
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 14, 2013 referred to local government

S5776 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง862, Gen Muni L

S5776 - Summary

Relates to permitting funds of an industrial development agency to be used for certain retail projects in areas affected by disaster emergencies.

S5776 - Sponsor Memo

S5776 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation  to  restrictions
  on funds of industrial development agencies


  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 862 of the general municipal  law,
as  added  by  section 1 of part J of chapter 59 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  (2) (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of  this  subdivision,  no
financial  assistance  of the agency shall be provided in respect of any
project where facilities or property that are primarily used  in  making
retail  sales  to customers who personally visit such facilities consti-
tute more than one-third of the total project cost. For the purposes  of
this  article,  "retail  sales"  shall  mean:  (i) sales by a registered
vendor under article twenty-eight of the tax law  primarily  engaged  in
the  retail  sale  of tangible personal property, as defined in subpara-
graph (i) of paragraph four of subdivision (b) of section eleven hundred
one of the tax law; or (ii)  sales  of  a  service  to  such  customers.
Except,  however, that tourism destination projects shall not be prohib-
ited by this subdivision. For the purpose of  this  paragraph,  "tourism
destination"  shall  mean  a  location  or  facility  which is likely to
attract a significant number  of  visitors  from  outside  the  economic
development  region  as established by section two hundred thirty of the
economic development law, in which the project is located.
  (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of  this  subdivi-
sion,  financial assistance may, however, be provided to a project where
facilities or property that are primarily used in making retail sales of
goods or services to customers who personally visit such  facilities  to
obtain  such  goods  or  services  constitute more than one-third of the
total project cost, where: (i) the predominant purpose  of  the  project

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


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