assembly Bill A7967

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to allocating certain tax revenues for the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions in Seneca county

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Current Bill Status Via S7117 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.780
substituted for a7967
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s7117
rules report cal.780
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2021 referred to ways and means

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A7967 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7117
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1202-o, Tax L

A7967 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allocating hotel or motel tax revenues for the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions in Seneca county.

A7967 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   7967
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GALLAHAN, PALMESANO -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the tax law,  in  relation  to  allocating  certain  tax
   revenues for the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions in Sene-
   ca county
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 1202-o of the tax law, as added by
 chapter 784 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
   (9) All revenues resulting from the imposition of the  tax  under  the
 local laws shall be paid into the treasury of Seneca county and shall be
 credited to and deposited in the general fund of the county[, thereafter
 to  be  allocated  only for tourism, promotion and development in Seneca
 county. The revenues derived from said tax shall be  allocated  only  to
 enhance  the  general  economy  of  the  county of Seneca, its towns and
 villages through promotion of  tourist  activities,  conventions,  trade
 shows,  special  events  and other directly related and supported activ-
 ities. A committee of at least seven persons shall be created to advise,
 recommend and administer the activities funded by the revenues generated
 by this tax, including two representatives of the Seneca county  tourism
 industry,  a  board member of the Seneca county chamber of commerce, the
 county administrator, a board member  of  Seneca  2000,  Inc.,  a  board
 member  of the Seneca county industrial development agency, and a member
 of the Seneca county board of supervisors] AND SHALL BE  MADE  AVAILABLE
 THEREAFTER FOR THE PROMOTION OF TOURISM AND TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN SENE-
 CA  COUNTY  AND  ANY  OTHER DIRECTLY RELATED OR SUPPORTING ACTIVITIES AS
 RELATED TO TOURISM INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  PROGRAMS  TO  IMPROVE
 PUBLIC  INFRASTRUCTURES;  TO  DEVELOP, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PUBLIC PARKS
 AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES; TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE THE WATER RESOURCES
 OF SENECA COUNTY, INCLUDING LAKES AND TRIBUTARY STREAMS; AND  FOR  ENVI-
 RONMENTAL  CONSERVATION.  SUCH PROMOTION MAY BE CARRIED OUT BY AN APPRO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.