senate Bill S5785

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Greenburgh, specified villages therein, and the village of Sleepy Hollow in the town of Mount Pleasant to adopt a local law to impose a 3% hotel/motel occupancy tax

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 14, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S5785 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1234A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1202-cc, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8804

S5785 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Greenburgh to adopt a local law to impose a 3 percent hotel/motel occupancy tax; authorizes villages in the towns of Greenburgh and the village of Sleepy Hollow in Mount Pleasant to adopt a local law to impose a 3 percent hotel/motel occupancy tax; provides that one-sixth of such amounts collected shall be used for the purpose of promoting economic development and tourism.

S5785 - Sponsor Memo

S5785 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5785

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and Government Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax law, in relation to authorizing the town of
  Greenburgh to adopt a local law to impose a hotel/motel occupancy  tax
  for hotels not located in a village; authorizing specified villages in
  the  towns  of  Greenburgh  and  Mount Pleasant to adopt local laws to
  impose a hotel/motel occupancy tax in such villages; and providing for
  the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 1202-cc to
read as follows:
  S 1202-CC. HOTEL OR MOTEL TAXES IN THE TOWN OF GREENBURGH  AND  SPECI-
FIED VILLAGES THEREIN AND IN THE VILLAGE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW.  (1) NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISIONS  OF  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE FOLLOWING
MUNICIPALITIES ARE HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO  ADOPT  AND  AMEND
LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING A TAX ON PERSONS OCCUPYING ROOMS IN HOTELS OR MOTELS
IN  SUCH TOWNS OR VILLAGES THEREIN, AS THE LEGISLATURE HAS OR WOULD HAVE
THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER TAX  AUTHOR-
IZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE:
  A.  THE  TOWN  OF GREENBURGH, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, IN THOSE PORTIONS OF
SUCH TOWN NOT LOCATED WITHIN A VILLAGE;
  B. THE VILLAGES OF  TARRYTOWN,  IRVINGTON,  ARDSLEY,  ELMSFORD,  DOBBS
FERRY, HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON SITUATE IN THE TOWN OF GREENBURGH; AND
  C. THE VILLAGE OF SLEEPY HOLLOW SITUATE IN THE TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT,
WESTCHESTER COUNTY.
  (2)  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "HOTEL" SHALL MEAN A
BUILDING OR PORTION OF IT WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN AS  SUCH
FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS. THE TERM "HOTEL" INCLUDES AN APARTMENT HOTEL,
A MOTEL OR A BOARDING HOUSE, WHETHER OR NOT MEALS ARE SERVED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03643-03-3

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