senate Bill S7741

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Mount Pleasant to adopt a local law to impose a 3% hotel/motel occupancy tax

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    • Passed Assembly
  • 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.361
substituted for a9959
Jul 22, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.983
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Feb 12, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7741
13
4
committee
13
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S7741
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)

S7741 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9959
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-gg, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9420
2017-2018: A7566

S7741 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Mount Pleasant to adopt a local law to impose a 3 percent hotel/motel occupancy tax for hotels not located in a village.

S7741 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7741 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7741

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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  authorizing  the  town  of
  Mount  Pleasant to adopt a local law to impose a hotel/motel occupancy
  tax for hotels not located in a village; 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-gg  to
read as follows:
  §  1202-GG.  HOTEL  OR MOTEL TAXES IN THE TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT.  (1)
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN OF
MOUNT PLEASANT, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, AND THOSE PORTIONS OF SUCH TOWN  NOT
LOCATED  IN  A  VILLAGE, IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT AND
AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING A TAX ON PERSONS OCCUPYING ROOMS IN HOTELS  OR
MOTELS  IN SUCH TOWN, AS THE LEGISLATURE HAS OR WOULD HAVE THE POWER AND
AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED
PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  (2) 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.
  (3) 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.
  (4)  SUCH TAX MAY BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
FINANCE OR OTHER FISCAL OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF MOUNT  PLEASANT  BY  SUCH
MEANS  AND  IN  SUCH  MANNER  AS OTHER TAXES WHICH ARE NOW COLLECTED AND
ADMINISTERED BY SUCH OFFICER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TOWN CHARTER  OR  AS
OTHERWISE MAY BE PROVIDED BY SUCH LOCAL LAW.
  (5)  SUCH LOCAL LAWS MAY PROVIDE THAT ANY TAX IMPOSED SHALL BE PAID BY
THE PERSON LIABLE THEREFOR TO THE OWNER OF THE HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOM OCCU-
PIED OR TO THE PERSON ENTITLED TO BE PAID THE RENT  OR  CHARGE  FOR  THE

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

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