assembly Bill A7555A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting certain basic necessities from sales and use taxes

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.99
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
May 25, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1016
substituted for s7838
May 16, 2016 recommitted to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 11, 2016 amended on third reading 7555a
May 11, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Mar 15, 2016 delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 14, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.3
rules report cal.3
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
May 19, 2015 referred to ways and means

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A7555 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7838
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L

A7555 - Summary

Relates to exempting certain basic necessities from sales and use taxes.

A7555 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7555

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in  relation  to  exempting  certain  basic
  necessities from sales and use taxes

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph 3 of subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the  tax
law,  as  amended by chapter 201 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read
as follows:
  (3) Drugs and medicines intended for use, internally or externally, in
the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of illnesses  or  diseases
in  human  beings, medical equipment (including component parts thereof)
and supplies required for such use or to correct or  alleviate  physical
incapacity,  and  products  consumed  by  humans for the preservation of
health but not including cosmetics or toilet articles  (EXCEPT  FEMININE
HYGIENE  PRODUCTS,  INCLUDING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SANITARY NAPKINS AND
TAMPONS) notwithstanding the presence of medicinal  ingredients  therein
or  medical  equipment (including component parts thereof) and supplies,
other than such drugs and medicines, purchased  at  retail  for  use  in
performing medical and similar services for compensation.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11242-01-5

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A7555A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7838
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L

A7555A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting certain basic necessities from sales and use taxes.

A7555A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7555--A
                                                             R. R. 3

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  ARROYO,  FAHY, HOOPER, PICHARDO,
  SEAWRIGHT,  RODRIGUEZ,  WEPRIN,  SIMON,  BARRETT,   TITUS,   ROBINSON,
  GUNTHER,  DAVILA,  JOYNER,  JEAN-PIERRE,  WOERNER, SOLAGES, WEINSTEIN,
  ROZIC, WALKER, COOK, RICHARDSON, HUNTER, JAFFEE, GALEF, LAVINE,  HYND-
  MAN,  MURRAY, DUPREY, SIMOTAS, MAYER, SALADINO, ORTIZ, THIELE, ABINAN-
  TI, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GLICK,
  LUPARDO,  LUPINACCI,  MARKEY,  McDONOUGH,  RUSSELL  --  read  once and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Rules -- passed by Assem-
  bly and delivered to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote recon-
  sidered,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the
  special order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in  relation  to  exempting  certain  basic
  necessities from sales and use taxes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law  is  amended
by adding a new paragraph 3-a to read as follows:
  (3-A)  FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SANI-
TARY NAPKINS, TAMPONS AND PANTY LINERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first day of a sales tax  quar-
terly period, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1136 of the tax
law,  next  commencing  at  least  thirty days after this act shall have
become law and shall apply in accordance  with  the  applicable  transi-
tional  provisions  of  sections 1106 and 1217 of the tax law; provided,
further, that the commissioner of taxation and finance shall be  author-
ized  on  and  after  the  date this act shall have become a law to take
steps necessary to implement the provisions of this act on its effective
date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11242-04-6