senate Bill S479

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that a portion of the local hotel occupancy tax in a city having a population of one million or more shall be dedicated to promoting tourism within each individual borough of such city

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 06, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 30, 2018 1st report cal.356
Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 13, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 07, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 06, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 31, 2017 1st report cal.141
Jan 04, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 30, 2018 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S479
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 30, 2018

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Jan 31, 2017 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S479
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2017

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S479 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1261, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4986
2015-2016: S2238

S479 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a portion of the local hotel occupancy tax in a city having a population of one million or more shall be dedicated to promoting tourism within each individual borough of such city.

S479 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S479 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   479

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 disposition of a portion
  of sales taxes collected for hotel occupancy in cities having a  popu-
  lation of one million or more

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

  Section 1. Section 1261 of the tax law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR
RESOLUTION TO THE  CONTRARY,  FROM  THE  MONEYS  COLLECTED  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  TWELVE  HUNDRED TEN OF THIS ARTICLE FOR THE RENT OF EVERY OCCU-
PANCY OF A ROOM OR ROOMS, AS DESCRIBED IN  SUBDIVISION  (E)  OF  SECTION
ELEVEN  HUNDRED  FIVE  OF THIS CHAPTER, IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF
ONE MILLION OR MORE, FOUR PERCENT OF SUCH  MONEYS  OR  THE  FIRST  THREE
HUNDRED  THOUSAND  DOLLARS OF SUCH MONEYS COLLECTED DURING EACH CALENDAR
YEAR, WHICHEVER SHALL BE LESS, IN EACH BOROUGH OF  SUCH  CITY  SHALL  BE
DEPOSITED INTO A SEPARATE ACCOUNT BY THE COMMISSIONER WITH THE MONEYS IN
EACH  SUCH  ACCOUNT  BEING  EXPENDED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING
TOURISM IN THE BOROUGH TO WHICH EACH ACCOUNT RELATES. THE MONEYS IN EACH
ACCOUNT SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR TOURISM PROMOTION  PURPOSES,  EXCLU-
SIVE  OF ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES, TO AN ENTITY DESIGNATED BY THE BOROUGH
PRESIDENT AND APPROVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  AS
RESPONSIBLE FOR TOURISM PROMOTION IN THE BOROUGH.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00122-01-7

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