senate Bill S8715

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Exempts protective face masks or shields worn to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from sales and compensating use taxes

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Jul 10, 2020 referred to rules

S8715 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10753
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S340, A2120

S8715 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts protective face masks or shields worn to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from sales and compensating use taxes.

S8715 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8715 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8715

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 10, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to  exempting  protective  face
  masks or shields worn to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus
  (COVID-19) from sales and compensating use taxes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law  is  amended
by adding a new paragraph 4-a to read as follows:
  (4-A)  PROTECTIVE FACE MASKS OR SHIELDS THAT ARE WORN TO HELP SLOW THE
SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19),  INCLUDING  SURGICAL  MASKS,
CLOTH,  PAPER  OR  PLASTIC MASKS, DISPOSABLE OR REUSABLE MASKS, AND FACE
SHIELDS DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE WEARER AGAINST INFECTION  FROM  AIRBORNE
DROPLETS.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first day of a sales tax quar-
terly period, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1136 of the tax
law, next commencing at least thirty days  after  this  act  shall  have
become  law  and  shall  apply in accordance with the applicable transi-
tional provisions of sections 1106 and 1217 of  the  tax  law;  provided
that the commissioner of taxation and finance shall be authorized on and
after  the date this act shall have become a law to take steps necessary
to implement the provisions of this act on its effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16877-01-0

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