senate Bill S6946

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of research tobacco products

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 15, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.25
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6946 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§470 & 474, Tax L (as proposed in S.5300 & A.7351); amd §11-1301, NYC Ad Cd

S6946 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of research tobacco products and requires colleges, universities and hospitals that receive such products to file an information return regarding such products.

S6946 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6946 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6946

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the tax law and administrative code of the city  of  New
  York, in relation to the definition of a research tobacco product

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 20 of section 470 of the tax law, as amended by
a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the tax law relating to research
tobacco products, as proposed in legislative bills  numbers  S.5300  and
A.7351, is amended to read as follows:
  20.  "Research  tobacco  product."  [Anything  that would otherwise be
defined as a tobacco product or cigarette shall  not  be  defined  as  a
tobacco  product  or  cigarette  if it is made by a manufacturer specif-
ically for an accredited college  or  university,  to  be  held  by  the
college  or university until sale or transfer to a laboratory, hospital,
medical center, institute, college or university, or other  institution]
A  TOBACCO  PRODUCT  OR  CIGARETTE THAT IS LABELED AS A RESEARCH TOBACCO
PRODUCT, MANUFACTURED FOR USE IN RESEARCH  for  health,  scientific,  or
[other  research  or] SIMILAR experimental purposes[. A research tobacco
product shall carry a marking designating it as such and  indicating  it
shall  only  be used for health, scientific, or other research or exper-
imental purposes and not be], IS EXCLUSIVELY USED FOR SUCH  PURPOSES  BY
AN  ACCREDITED  COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY OR HOSPITAL, OR A RESEARCHER AFFIL-
IATED WITH AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR  HOSPITAL,  AND  IS  NOT
offered  for  sale[,]  OR sold[, or distributed] to consumers [except as
part of the health, scientific, or other research or experimental]   FOR
ANY purpose.
  § 2. Section 474 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision
5 to read as follows:
  5.  EVERY  ACCREDITED  COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY  OR HOSPITAL THAT RECEIVES
RESEARCH TOBACCO PRODUCTS AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  TWENTY  OF  SECTION
FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL, IN GOOD FAITH, FILE AN ANNU-
AL INFORMATION RETURN ON OR BEFORE THE LAST DAY OF JANUARY REPORTING ALL
RESEARCH TOBACCO PRODUCTS RECEIVED BY SUCH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR HOSPI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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