senate Bill S1166

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a sales tax holiday for water-conserving and WaterSense products

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee


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Jan 07, 2021 referred to budget and revenue

S1166 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6308
Current Committee:
Senate Budget And Revenue
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6791, A8768

S1166 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a sales tax holiday during Memorial Day weekend for water-conserving and WaterSense products.

S1166 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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.

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