assembly Bill A10801

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing local municipalities to establish tourism recovery improvement districts

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Jul 10, 2020 referred to local governments

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A10801 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8938
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add §190-h, Town L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2149, S6186

A10801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local municipalities to establish tourism recovery improvement districts.

A10801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10801
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 10, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Jean-Pierre)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the town law, in relation to authorizing local munici-
   palities to establish tourism recovery improvement districts
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  The  town law is amended by adding a new section 190-h to
 read as follows:
   § 190-H. TOURISM RECOVERY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS. 1. FOR  THE  PURPOSES
 OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "ASSESSMENT"  MEANS A LEVY IMPOSED ON BEHALF OF THE DISTRICT ON A
 BUSINESS AS PROVIDED IN THE DISTRICT PLAN.
   (B) "BENEFITED BUSINESS" MEANS BUSINESSES LOCATED WITHIN  A  DISTRICT,
 WHICH BENEFIT FROM DISTRICT IMPROVEMENTS BASED ON A RATIONAL NEXUS TEST.
 DISTRICTS  MAY  INCLUDE ONE OR MORE TYPES OF BUSINESSES. BUSINESSES NEED
 NOT PROFIT EQUALLY TO BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE  BENEFITED.  ASSESSED  BUSI-
 NESSES  LOCATED  IN  A  TOURISM  RECOVERY  IMPROVEMENT  DISTRICT ARE NOT
 REQUIRED TO BE CONTIGUOUS.
   (C) "BUSINESS ASSESSMENT" MEANS ANY ASSESSMENT MADE PURSUANT  TO  THIS
 SECTION UPON A BUSINESS.
   (D)  "BUSINESS OWNER" MEANS ANY PERSON RECOGNIZED BY A MUNICIPALITY AS
 THE OWNER OF THE BUSINESS.
   (E) "DISTRICT" MEANS A TOURISM IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ESTABLISHED PURSU-
 ANT TO THIS SECTION, WHICH MAY INCLUDE  AN  ENTIRE  COUNTY  OR  MULTIPLE
 COUNTIES  PROVIDED  THAT  A DISTRICT MAY NOT OVERLAP IN WHOLE OR IN PART
 WITH A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
   (F) "DISTRICT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION"  MEANS  THE  ASSOCIATION  ESTAB-
 LISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF THIS SECTION.
   (G)  "DISTRICT PLAN" OR "PLAN" MEANS A PROPOSAL AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDI-
 VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   (H) "LEGISLATIVE BODY" MEANS THE LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY OF  A  MUNICI-
 PALITY EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND AMEND LOCAL LAWS OR ORDINANCES.
   (I) "MUNICIPALITY" MEANS A COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, EXCEPT
 COUNTIES LOCATED WITHIN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets