senate Bill S3142

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing assistance to small businesses in the procurement and purchase of personal protective equipment for employees

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 27, 2021 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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Feb 24, 2021 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S3142
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2021

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S3142 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6433
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §134, Ec Dev L; amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S9058

S3142 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides assistance to small businesses in the procurement and purchase of personal protective equipment for employees; directs bulk purchasing of PPE by the division for small business; provides a tax credit for the cost of such PPE to small business employers.

S3142 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3142
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed  to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel-
   opment and Small Business
 
 AN ACT to amend the  economic  development  law  and  the  tax  law,  in
   relation to providing assistance to small businesses' employers in the
   procurement and purchasing of personal protective equipment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 134 of the economic development law is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows:
   13.  MAKE  BULK  PURCHASES  OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) AND
 MAKE SUCH PPE AVAILABLE, AT COST, TO SMALL BUSINESSES AS DEFINED IN THIS
 ARTICLE. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION "PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
 (PPE)" SHALL MEAN ALL EQUIPMENT WORN OR USED TO MINIMIZE EXPOSURE  TO  A
 COMMUNICABLE  DISEASE,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO GLOVES, MASKS AND
 FACESHIELDS.
   § 2. Section 210-B of the tax law is amended by adding a new  subdivi-
 sion 55 to read as follows:
   55.  CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) BY
 SMALL BUSINESS EMPLOYERS. (A) A TAXPAYER WHO IS  A  SMALL  BUSINESS,  AS
 DEFINED  IN  SECTION  ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
 LAW, SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY  THIS  ARTICLE
 FOR  THE PURCHASE OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) FOR USE BY SUCH
 TAXPAYER'S EMPLOYEES. THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE  THE  COST
 INCURRED IN PURCHASING THE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE).
   (B)  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION "PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIP-
 MENT (PPE)" SHALL MEAN ALL EQUIPMENT WORN OR USED TO  MINIMIZE  EXPOSURE
 TO  A  COMMUNICABLE  DISEASE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO GLOVES, MASKS
 AND FACESHIELDS.
   (C) IF THE AMOUNT OF CREDIT ALLOWABLE  UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL
 EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX FOR SUCH  YEAR, THE EXCESS MAY BE CARRIED OVER
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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