|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 07, 2021||referred to budget and revenue|
senate Bill S1166
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1166 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1166 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1166 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a sales tax holiday for water-conserving and WaterSense products PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes a tax holiday to promote the usage of water-conserving products and appliances by making them more affordable. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new paragraph 46 to Section 1115 of the tax law, which establishes a tax-free period on Memorial Day weekend for the purchase of water-conserving and WaterSense products. Section 2 of this bill is the effective date.
S1166 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1166 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 7, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Budget and Revenue AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a sales tax holiday for water-conserving and WaterSense products 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 46 to read as follows: (46) WATER-CONSERVING PRODUCTS AND WATERSENSE PRODUCTS DURING THE THREE-DAY PERIOD EACH YEAR COMMENCING ON THE SATURDAY IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY, KNOWN AS MEMORIAL DAY, AND ENDING ON THE LAST MONDAY OF MAY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH: (A) "WATER-CONSERVING PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY: (I) USED OR PLANTED ON PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY THAT IS NOT USED FOR COMMERCIAL OR BUSINESS USE; (II) WHICH WHEN USED OR PLANTED IN AN OUTDOOR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY, MAY RESULT IN (A) WATER CONSERVATION OR GROUNDWATER RETENTION; (B) WATER TABLE RECHARGE; OR (C) A DECREASE IN AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE THAT LIMITS WATER EVAPORATION; AND (III) WATER-CONSERVING PRODUCT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: A SOAKER OR DRIP-IRRIGATION HOSE; SOIL MOISTURE-BASED CONTROL TECHNOLO- GIES; WEATHER-BASED IRRIGATION CONTROLLERS; MULCH, OR SIMILAR SOIL TOPPINGS OR GROUND COVERS USED FOR WATER CONSERVATION; A RAIN BARREL OR AN ALTERNATIVE RAIN AND MOISTURE COLLECTION SYSTEM; OR A PERMEABLE GROUND COVER SURFACE, OTHER THAN LIVING GRASS, THAT ALLOWS WATER TO REACH UNDERGROUND BASINS, AQUIFERS, OR WATER COLLECTION POINTS. (B) "WATERSENSE PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN A PRODUCT THAT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A WATERSENSE CERTIFIED PRODUCT UNDER THE WATERSENSE PROGRAM OPERATED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, OR A SIMILAR SUCCESSOR PROGRAM. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.