|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 28, 2016||vetoed memo.284|
|Nov 16, 2016||delivered to governor|
|Jun 17, 2016||returned to senate|
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.351
substituted for a9475
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1991
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Mar 10, 2016||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S6965Vetoed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Vetoed by Governor
S6965 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Tax Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §1202-dd, Tax L
S6965 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6965 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the town of Clifton Park to establish hotel and motel taxes PURPOSE : To authorize the Town of Clifton Park, in Saratoga County, to enact a local law establishing an occupancy tax on hotel or motel rooms, with revenues dedicated to certain specified purposes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : The bill would add a new Section 1202-dd to the Tax Law to authorize the Town of Clifton Park, in Saratoga County to adopt a local law which imposes a tax, not to exceed 1 1/2% of the per diem rental rate, on persons occupying hotel or motel rooms in such town. Revenues from this tax will be deposited in a capital reserve account to promote tourism and economic development, including projects which improve public safety, environmental protection such as storm water management, transportation improvements and beautification projects within a defined hotel district area.
S6965 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6965 A. 9475 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y March 10, 2016 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. FARLEY -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi- gations and Government Operations IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. TEDISCO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the town of Clifton Park to establish hotel and motel taxes 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-dd to read as follows: S 1202-DD. HOTEL OR MOTEL TAXES IN THE TOWN OF CLIFTON PARK. (1) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN OF CLIFTON PARK IN THE COUNTY OF SARATOGA IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH TOWN A TAX, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTI- CLE SUCH AS THE TOWN BOARD HAS OR WOULD HAVE THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE UPON PERSONS OCCUPYING HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOMS IN SUCH TOWN. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "HOTEL" OR "MOTEL" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY FACILITY PROVIDING LODGING ON AN OVERNIGHT BASIS AND SHALL INCLUDE THOSE FACILITIES DESIGNATED AND COMMONLY KNOWN AS "BED AND BREAKFAST" AND "TOURIST" FACILITIES, BUT SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY SUCH FACILITIES HAVING LESS THAN FOUR RENTABLE UNITS. THE RATES OF SUCH TAX SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE PER DIEM RENTAL RATE FOR EACH ROOM, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT SUCH TAX SHALL NOT BE APPLICABLE TO A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF A HOTEL OR MOTEL. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "PERMANENT RESIDENT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON OCCUPYING ANY ROOM OR ROOMS IN A HOTEL OR MOTEL FOR AT LEAST THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS. (2) SUCH TAX MAY BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF FISCAL OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF CLIFTON PARK BY SUCH MEANS AND IN SUCH MANNER AS OTHER TAXES WHICH ARE NOW COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY SUCH OFFICER OR AS OTHERWISE MAY BE PROVIDED BY SUCH LOCAL LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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