senate Bill S8064

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Wallkill to adopt hotel or motel tax of up to 5%

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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.332
substituted for a10588
Jul 22, 2020 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.987
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Mar 16, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8064
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

S8064
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)

S8064 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10588
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-gg, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8173, A10320

S8064 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing the town of Wallkill to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%.

S8064 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8064 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8064

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2020
                               ___________

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  authorizing  the  town  of
  Wallkill  to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%; 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 WALLKILL. (1)  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN OF WALL-
KILL, IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO
ADOPT  AND  AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH TOWN 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 HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOMS IN SUCH TOWN. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "HOTEL" OR "MOTEL" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY
FACILITY CONSISTING OF RENTABLE UNITS AND PROVIDING LODGING ON AN  OVER-
NIGHT  BASIS  AND SHALL INCLUDE THOSE FACILITIES DESIGNATED AND COMMONLY
KNOWN AS "BED AND BREAKFAST" AND "TOURIST" FACILITIES. THE RATES OF SUCH
TAX SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE PERCENT OF THE PER DIEM RENTAL RATE  FOR  EACH
ROOM,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER,  THAT  SUCH  TAX  SHALL NOT BE APPLICABLE TO A
PERMANENT RESIDENT OF A 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)  SUCH  TAX  MAY  BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF FISCAL
OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF WALLKILL 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 LAWS.
  (3) 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
HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOM OCCUPIED FOR AND ON ACCOUNT OF THE TOWN OF  WALLKILL

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

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