senate Bill S6965

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Clifton Park, Saratoga county to impose a tax on hotel and motel occupancy of up to 1 1/2 percent of the charge therefor

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 vetoed memo.284
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.351
substituted for a9475
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1991
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 10, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

S6965 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9475
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1202-dd, Tax L

S6965 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Clifton Park, Saratoga county to impose a tax on hotel and motel occupancy of up to 1 1/2 percent of the charge therefor.

S6965 - Sponsor Memo

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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