senate Bill S951

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Exempts bicycle, motorcycle, snowmobile and equestrian helmets from sales and use tax

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Feb 13, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Feb 13, 2018 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S951
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Absent
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2018

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S951 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6975
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2178
2011-2012: A1975
2013-2014: A3530
2015-2016: S4773, A334
2019-2020: S1322, A6030

S951 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts bicycle, motorcycle, snowmobile and equestrian helmets from sales and use tax.

S951 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S951 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   951

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 exemptions  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 four new paragraphs 44, 45, 46 and 47 to read as follows:
  (44)  BICYCLE HELMETS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, BICYCLE HELMETS
SHALL MEAN A HELMET DESIGNED TO MEET THE RULES AND  REGULATIONS  OF  THE
COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR HELMETS PURSU-
ANT  TO  SECTION  TWELVE HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC
LAW.
  (45) MOTORCYCLE HELMETS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  MOTORCYCLE
HELMETS  SHALL  MEAN A HELMET DESIGNED TO MEET THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
OF THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR HELMETS
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND  TRAFFIC
LAW.
  (46)  SNOWMOBILE  HELMETS.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, SNOWMOBILE
HELMETS SHALL MEAN A HELMET DESIGNED TO MEET THE PARKS,  RECREATION  AND
HISTORIC  PRESERVATION COMMISSIONER'S RULES AND REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING
STANDARDS FOR HELMETS PURSUANT TO SECTION 25.17 OF THE PARKS, RECREATION
AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW.
  (47) EQUESTRIAN HELMETS. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  EQUESTRIAN
HELMETS  SHALL  MEAN A HELMET DESIGNED TO MEET THE RULES AND REGULATIONS
OF THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR HELMETS
PURSUANT TO SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC
LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first  day  of  the  sales  tax
quarterly period, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1136 of the
tax  law,  beginning at least 90 days after the date this act shall have
become a law and shall apply in accordance with the  applicable  transi-
tional provisions of sections 1106 and 1217 of the tax law.

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