senate Bill S5761

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases from 4% to 5%, the authorized rate of taxation for the hotel or motel tax in the county of Schenectady

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Current Bill Status Via A2198 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 signed chap.686
Dec 17, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1516
substituted for s5761
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by a2198
ordered to third reading cal.1516
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 14, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

S5761 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1202-e, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4468, A6041

S5761 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases from 4% to 5%, the authorized rate of taxation for the hotel and motel tax in the county of Schenectady.

S5761 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5761 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- 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 increasing the rate of taxa-
  tion of the hotel or motel tax in the county of Schenectady to 5%


  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 1202-e of the tax law, as amended
by chapter 25 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the  contrary,  the
county  of  Schenectady  is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt and
amend local laws imposing in such county 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 hotel or motel rooms in such county. The  rates  of  such  tax
shall  be  [four] FIVE percent of the per diem rental rate for each room
provided, however, such tax shall not be applicable to a permanent resi-
dent of such hotel or motel. For the purposes of this section  the  term
"permanent  resident" shall mean a person occupying any room or rooms in
a hotel or motel for at least ninety consecutive days.
  § 2. This act shall take  effect  on  the  first  of  the  month  next
succeeding 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.


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