senate Bill S6723

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enables the county of Albany to impose and collect taxes on occupancy of hotel or motel rooms in Albany county for an additional two years

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 07, 2014 signed chap.228
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading cal.836
substituted for a8938
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.685
Apr 04, 2014 committee discharged and committed to investigations and government operations
Mar 04, 2014 referred to local government

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May 13, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 13, 2014

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S6723 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8938
Law Section:
Taxation
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3, Chap 105 of 2009

S6723 - Bill Texts

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Enables the county of Albany to impose and collect taxes on occupancy of hotel or motel rooms in Albany county relating to revenues received from the collection of hotel or motel occupancy taxes for an additional two years.

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BILL NUMBER:S6723

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 105 of the laws of 2009
amending chapter 693 of the laws of 1980 enabling the county of Albany
to impose and collect taxes on occupancy of hotel or motel rooms in
Albany county relating to revenues received from the collection of
hotel or motel occupancy taxes, in relation to the effectiveness
thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Extends the effectiveness of chapter
312 of the laws of 2012 for two years.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends chapter 312 of 2012, extending
the sunset from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2016.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently, the county of Albany's hotel/motel occupancy
tax is slated to sunset on December 31, 2014. In order for the county
to continue generating revenue, the sunset must be extended. This
ensures the continued promotion of the Capital District and also
provides funding for the continuation of the Albany Convention Center
and Hotel project.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-2012: A.8959/S.6177 2009-2010:
A.5222A/S.2096A

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately

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

    S. 6723                                                  A. 8938

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2014
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, FAHY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend chapter 105 of the laws of 2009 amending chapter 693  of
  the  laws  of 1980 enabling the county of Albany to impose and collect
  taxes on occupancy of hotel or motel rooms in Albany  county  relating
  to  revenues  received from the collection of hotel or motel occupancy
  taxes, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 105 of the laws of 2009 amending chap-
ter  693 of the laws of 1980 enabling the county of Albany to impose and
collect taxes on occupancy of hotel or  motel  rooms  in  Albany  county
relating  to  revenues  received  from  the collection of hotel or motel
occupancy taxes, as amended by chapter 312  of  the  laws  of  2012,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  3.    This act shall take effect upon the adoption by the county of
Albany of a local law imposing in such county the  additional  occupancy
tax  authorized  by  this  act  and  shall expire and be deemed repealed
December 31, [2014] 2016; provided that Albany county shall  notify  the
legislative  bill  drafting commission upon the occurrence of the enact-
ment of such local law in order that  the  commission  may  maintain  an
accurate and timely effective data base of the official text of the laws
of  the  state of New York in furtherance of effecting the provisions of
section 44 of the legislative law and section 70-b of the  public  offi-
cers law.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11909-01-3

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