senate Bill S4451

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing an occupancy tax in the village of Medina

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 11, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

S4451 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6537
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-z-4, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3643

S4451 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing an occupancy tax in the village of Medina in Orleans county not to exceed two percent of the per diem rental rate for each room.

S4451 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4451 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 4451                                                  A. 6537

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
  and Government Operations

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. NORRIS, HAWLEY -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing an occupancy tax
  in the village of Medina

  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-z-4 to
read as follows:
  § 1202-Z-4. OCCUPANCY TAX IN THE VILLAGE OF MEDINA. (1)  NOTWITHSTAND-
ING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE VILLAGE OF MEDINA,
IN THE COUNTY OF ORLEANS, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ADOPT
AND  AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH VILLAGE A TAX, IN ADDITION TO ANY
OTHER TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, SUCH  AS  THE
LEGISLATURE  HAS  OR  WOULD  HAVE THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE UPON
PERSONS OCCUPYING ANY ROOM FOR HIRE IN ANY HOTEL. FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM "HOTEL" SHALL MEAN A BUILDING OR PORTION OF IT
WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN AS SUCH FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS.
THE TERM "HOTEL" INCLUDES AN APARTMENT HOTEL,  A  MOTEL  OR  A  BOARDING
HOUSE,  WHETHER  OR NOT MEALS ARE SERVED. THE RATE OF SUCH TAX SHALL NOT
EXCEED TWO PERCENT OF THE PER DIEM RENTAL RATE  FOR  EACH  ROOM  WHETHER
SUCH ROOM IS RENTED ON A DAILY OR LONGER BASIS.
  (2)  SUCH  TAXES MAY BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF FISCAL
OFFICER OF THE VILLAGE OF MEDINA 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.
  (3) SUCH LOCAL LAWS MAY PROVIDE THAT ANY TAXES IMPOSED SHALL  BE  PAID
BY  THE  PERSON LIABLE THEREFOR TO THE OWNER OF THE ROOM FOR HIRE IN THE

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

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