senate Bill S4547

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the tourist home, inn, hotel or motel tax in Saratoga county and the city of Saratoga Springs

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6909 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 25, 2015 signed chap.262
Sep 15, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
substituted for s4547
Jun 16, 2015 substituted by a6909
ordered to third reading cal.1619
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 26, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6909
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1202-g, Tax L

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the tourist home, inn, hotel or motel tax in Saratoga county and the city of Saratoga Springs.

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4547

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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, in relation to the tourist home, inn, hotel
  or motel tax in Saratoga county and the city of Saratoga Springs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 1202-g of the tax law, as  amended
by chapter 24 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (9)  Revenues  resulting from the imposition of tax authorized by this
section shall be paid into the treasury of the county  of  Saratoga  and
shall  be  credited  to and deposited in the general fund of the county;
the net collections therefrom shall thereafter be allocated by the board
of supervisors of Saratoga county [only] FIFTY PERCENT for the promotion
of tourism and conventions AND FIFTY  PERCENT  TO  THE  SARATOGA  COUNTY
PROSPERITY  PARTNERSHIP,  INC.  FOR  THE  PROMOTION OF TOURISM AND OTHER
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT-RELATED PURPOSES provided, however,  that  the  net
collections  pursuant to subdivision one-a of this section shall be paid
to the general fund of the city of Saratoga Springs, the net collections
pursuant to subdivision one-b of this section shall be paid to the  city
of  Saratoga  Springs convention and tourism bureau for use in marketing
the city of Saratoga Springs as a destination for conventions and  group
tours  and  the  net  collections  pursuant to subdivision one-c of this
section shall be placed in an interest bearing capital  reserve  account
to  fund the expansion and renovation of the City Center until such time
as the expansion and renovation has been completed, and thereafter shall
be placed in a special account which may be drawn  upon  to  offset  any
operating  deficit  maintained  by  the City Center. A committee of nine
persons TO ADVISE THE BOARD ON EXPENDITURES MADE BY THE COUNTY  FOR  THE
PROMOTION OF TOURISM AND CONVENTIONS shall be appointed by such board of
supervisors,  four  of  whom  shall  be  members  of such body WHO SHALL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09931-01-5

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