assembly Bill A5927

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Limits the state tax on motor and Diesel fuels to the national average; repealer

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 05, 2022 referred to ways and means
Mar 02, 2021 referred to ways and means

A5927 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§284, 282-a, 289-e & 289-c, rpld §§282-b, 282-c, 284-a & 284-c, Tax L; amd §376, Pub Auth L; amd §10-c, Hway L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7564
2015-2016: A3620
2017-2018: A2413
2019-2020: A5845

A5927 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits the state tax on motor and diesel fuels to the national average.

A5927 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5927
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LALOR -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the tax law, the public authorities law and the  highway
   law,  in  relation  to limiting the tax on motor fuels to the national
   average; and to repeal sections 282-b, 282-c, 284-a and 284-c  of  the
   tax law relating to additional and supplemental fuel taxes
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 284 of the tax law, as amended  by
 chapter  276  of the laws of 1986, is amended and a new subdivision 3 is
 added to read as follows:
   1. There is hereby levied and imposed an excise tax [of four cents per
 gallon] AS DETERMINED ANNUALLY BY A MAJORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE NO LATER
 THAN APRIL FIRST, NOT TO EXCEED THE NATIONAL AVERAGE OF TAXES  ON  MOTOR
 FUEL  BY  STATES  AND  THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, INCLUDING ANY TAXES AND
 FEES IMPOSED BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AS COMPILED ANNUALLY BY  THE  DEPART-
 MENT,  upon  motor  fuel (a) imported into or caused to be imported into
 the state by a distributor for use, distribution, storage or sale in the
 state or upon motor fuel which is  produced,  refined,  manufactured  or
 compounded  by  a distributor in the state (which acts shall hereinafter
 in this subdivision be encompassed by the phrase "imported  or  manufac-
 tured") or (b) if the tax has not been imposed prior to its sale in this
 state,  which  is  sold by a distributor (which act, in conjunction with
 the acts described in paragraph (a) of this subdivision,  shall  herein-
 after  in  this article be encompassed by the phrase "imported, manufac-
 tured or sold"),  except  when  imported,  manufactured  or  sold  under
 circumstances which preclude the collection of such tax by reason of the
 United  States  constitution  and  of  laws of the United States enacted
 pursuant thereto or when imported or  manufactured  by  an  organization
 described  in  paragraph one or two of subdivision (a) of section eleven
 hundred sixteen of this chapter or a hospital included in the  organiza-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.