senate Bill S4717A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for the establishment of an occupancy tax in the city of Port Jervis

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.303
substituted for a6079a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jul 22, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.883
Jul 21, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1505
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2019 print number 4717a
Jun 05, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Mar 21, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S4717A
14
2
committee
14
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S4717A
17
2
committee
17
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S4717A
3
1
committee
3
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4717A
15
2
committee
15
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4717 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6079
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-ff, Tax L

S4717 - Summary

Allows for the establishment of an occupancy tax in the city of Port Jervis of up to three percent.

S4717 - Sponsor Memo

S4717 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4717

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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 allowing for the  establish-
  ment of an occupancy tax in the city of Port Jervis

  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-ff  to
read as follows:
  § 1202-FF. OCCUPANCY TAX IN THE CITY OF PORT JERVIS. (1) NOTWITHSTAND-
ING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE CITY OF PORT JERVIS,
IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND
AMEND  LOCAL  LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH CITY A TAX, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER
TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, SUCH AS THE  LEGIS-
LATURE  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
THREE  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 CITY OF PORT JERVIS 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
TOURIST  HOME,  INN, CLUB, HOTEL, MOTEL OR OTHER SIMILAR PLACE OF PUBLIC
ACCOMMODATION OCCUPIED OR TO THE PERSON ENTITLED TO BE PAID THE RENT  OR
CHARGE  THE  ROOM FOR HIRE IN THE TOURIST HOME, INN, CLUB, HOTEL, MOTEL,

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

S4717A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6079
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-ff, Tax L

S4717A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the establishment of an occupancy tax in the city of Port Jervis of up to three percent.

S4717A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4717A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4717--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to allowing for the establish-
  ment of an occupancy tax in the city of Port Jervis; and providing for
  the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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-ff to
read as follows:
  § 1202-FF. OCCUPANCY TAX IN THE CITY OF PORT JERVIS. (1) NOTWITHSTAND-
ING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE CITY OF PORT JERVIS,
IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND
AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH CITY A TAX, IN ADDITION TO  ANY  OTHER
TAX  AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, SUCH AS THE LEGIS-
LATURE 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
THREE 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 CITY OF PORT JERVIS 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
TOURIST HOME, INN, CLUB, HOTEL, MOTEL OR OTHER SIMILAR PLACE  OF  PUBLIC

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

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