senate Bill S6778

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 29, 2016 vetoed memo.218
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Mar 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.411
substituted for a9334
Mar 08, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.285
Feb 22, 2016 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

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S6778 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9334
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §281, Pub Health L; amd §6810, Ed L

S6778 - Summary

Relates to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions for oral prescriptions.

S6778 - Sponsor Memo

S6778 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6778

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 3 of section 281 of
the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2015  are
amended, and a new paragraph (f) is added to read as follows:
  (d)  issued by a practitioner under circumstances where, notwithstand-
ing  the  practitioner's  present  ability   to   make   an   electronic
prescription  as required by this subdivision, such practitioner reason-
ably determines that it would be impractical for the patient  to  obtain
substances prescribed by electronic prescription in a timely manner, and
such  delay  would  adversely  impact  the  patient's medical condition,
provided that if such prescription is for a  controlled  substance,  the
quantity  of  controlled substances does not exceed a five day supply if
the controlled substance were used in accordance with the directions for
use; [or]
  (e) issued by a practitioner to be dispensed  by  a  pharmacy  located
outside the state, as set forth in regulation[.]; OR
  (F)  ISSUED AS AN ORAL PRESCRIPTION UNDER PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION
FOUR OF SECTION 6810 OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 10 of section 6810  of  the
education  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  13  of  the laws of 2015, are
amended, and a new paragraph (f) is added to read as follows:
  (d) issued by a practitioner under circumstances where,  notwithstand-
ing   the   practitioner's   present   ability  to  make  an  electronic
prescription as required by this subdivision, such practitioner  reason-
ably  determines  that it would be impractical for the patient to obtain
substances prescribed by electronic prescription in a timely manner, and
such delay would  adversely  impact  the  patient's  medical  condition,
provided  that  if  such prescription is for a controlled substance, the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14203-01-6

senate Bill S6050A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes county clerks to retain a portion of fees collected for motor vehicle related services through a department of motor vehicles' website

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2016 print number 6050a
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Sep 14, 2015 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6050 - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, V & T L

S6050 - Summary

Authorizes county clerks to retain a portion of fees collected for motor vehicle related service fees and requires the commissioner to remit such fees to the county clerks on a quarterly basis.

S6050 - Sponsor Memo

S6050 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6050

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law,  in  relation  to  allowing
  county  clerks  to  retain  fees  collected  for motor vehicle related
  services through a department of motor vehicles' website

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 205 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 3 of part G of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of
2008, is amended to read as follows:
  3. (A) Each such county clerk shall retain from fees collected for any
motor  vehicle  related  service  described  in  subdivision one of this
section processed by such county clerk an amount based on  a  percentage
of  gross  receipts  collected.  For  purposes of this section, the term
"gross receipts" shall include all fines, fees and  penalties  collected
pursuant  to  this  chapter  by  a  county  clerk acting as agent of the
commissioner OR DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES'  WEBSITE,  but  shall  not
include any state or local sales or compensating use taxes imposed under
or pursuant to the authority of articles twenty-eight and twenty-nine of
the tax law and collected by such clerk OR DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES'
WEBSITE  on  behalf  of  the  commissioner  of taxation and finance. The
retention percentage shall be 12.7 percent and shall take  effect  April
first,  nineteen  hundred  ninety-nine; provided, however, the retention
percentage shall be thirty percent of the thirty dollar fee  established
in  paragraph  (e) of subdivision two of section four hundred ninety-one
and paragraph [f-one] (F-1) of subdivision two of section  five  hundred
three of this chapter.
  (B)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REMIT ON A QUARTERLY BASIS TO EACH SUCH
COUNTY CLERK FROM FEES COLLECTED FOR ANY MOTOR VEHICLE  RELATED  SERVICE
DESCRIBED  IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION THAT ARE PROCESSED THROUGH
THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES' WEBSITE THE  RETENTION  PERCENTAGE  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11865-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S6050A - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, V & T L

S6050A - Summary

Authorizes county clerks to retain a portion of fees collected for motor vehicle related service fees and requires the commissioner to remit such fees to the county clerks on a quarterly basis.

S6050A - Sponsor Memo

S6050A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6050--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, MARCHIONE, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to allowing
  county clerks to retain  fees  collected  for  motor  vehicle  related
  services through a department of motor vehicles' website

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 205 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended  by  section  3 of part G of chapter 59 of the laws of
2008, is amended to read as follows:
  3. (A) Each such county clerk shall retain from fees collected for any
motor vehicle related service  described  in  subdivision  one  of  this
section  processed  by such county clerk an amount based on a percentage
of gross receipts collected. For purposes  of  this  section,  the  term
"gross  receipts"  shall include all fines, fees and penalties collected
pursuant to this chapter by a  county  clerk  acting  as  agent  of  the
commissioner  OR  DEPARTMENT  OF  MOTOR VEHICLES' WEBSITE, but shall not
include any state or local sales or compensating use taxes imposed under
or pursuant to the authority of articles twenty-eight and twenty-nine of
the tax law and collected by such clerk OR DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES'
WEBSITE on behalf of the  commissioner  of  taxation  and  finance.  The
retention  percentage  shall be 12.7 percent and shall take effect April
first, nineteen hundred ninety-nine; provided,  however,  the  retention
percentage  shall be thirty percent of the thirty dollar fee established
in paragraph (e) of subdivision two of section four  hundred  ninety-one
and  paragraph  [f-one] (F-1) of subdivision two of section five hundred
three of this chapter.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11865-03-6

senate Bill S5821A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2016 print number 5821a
amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jun 04, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Co-Sponsors

S5821 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8399A
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 §§26.01 & 26.03, Pks & Rec L; amd §§2282, 2404, 2411 & 2281, add §2414 V & T L; add §99-y, St Fin L

S5821 - Summary

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund.

S5821 - Sponsor Memo

S5821 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5821

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, the
  vehicle and traffic law and the state finance law, in relation to  the
  creation of an ATV trail fund

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative intent and purpose. In order to  best  organize
and  sustain an environmentally sensitive statewide system of trails for
all terrain vehicles, the legislature hereby creates an ATV trail  fund.
The control and supervision of the trail fund shall be maintained by the
office  of parks, recreation and historic preservation upon consultation
with the department of environmental conservation.  The  trail  fund  is
created  for  the  purpose  of  designating state, municipal and private
lands as part of a statewide network of ATV trails. Fees obtained by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation  for  the  mainte-
nance  of  the  trail  fund  shall  be  divided  between administration,
enforcement, education and remediation and maintenance, construction and
development of the statewide trail system.  It is the  purpose  of  this
act  to  promote  the  safe  and  proper use of all terrain vehicles for
recreation and commerce in this  state  by  encouraging  their  use  and
development,  while  minimizing detrimental effects of such use upon the
environment.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                     ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAIL FUND
SECTION 26.01 TRAIL PLAN.
        26.03 RULES AND REGULATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10167-08-5

Co-Sponsors

S5821A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8399A
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 §§26.01 & 26.03, Pks & Rec L; amd §§2282, 2404, 2411 & 2281, add §2414 V & T L; add §99-y, St Fin L

S5821A - Summary

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund.

S5821A - Sponsor Memo

S5821A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5821--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, AKSHAR, MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural
  Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation -- recommitted to the Committee
  on  Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, the
  vehicle  and traffic law and the state finance law, in relation to the
  creation of an ATV trail fund

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Legislative intent and purpose. In order to best organize
and sustain an environmentally sensitive statewide system of trails  for
all  terrain vehicles, the legislature hereby creates an ATV trail fund.
The control and supervision of the trail fund shall be maintained by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation upon  consultation
with  the  department  of  environmental conservation. The trail fund is
created for the purpose of  designating  state,  municipal  and  private
lands as part of a statewide network of ATV trails. Fees obtained by the
office  of  parks,  recreation and historic preservation for the mainte-
nance of  the  trail  fund  shall  be  divided  between  administration,
enforcement, education and remediation and maintenance, construction and
development  of  the  statewide trail system.  It is the purpose of this
act to promote the safe and proper  use  of  all  terrain  vehicles  for
recreation  and  commerce  in  this  state  by encouraging their use and
development, while minimizing detrimental effects of such use  upon  the
environment.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                     ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAIL FUND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10167-09-6

senate Bill S5560A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of sexual exploitation of a child

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2016 print number 5560a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
May 14, 2015 referred to codes

S5560 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §130.98, amd §§60.13 & 70.80, Pen L; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §509-cc, V & T L

S5560 - Summary

Creates the crime of sexual exploitation of a child.

S5560 - Sponsor Memo

S5560 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5560

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, the correction law, the  criminal  proce-
  dure law, the civil rights law, the mental hygiene law and the vehicle
  and traffic law, in relation to creating the crime of sexual exploita-
  tion of a child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.98  to
read as follows:
S 130.98 SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD WHEN:
  1.  BEING  EIGHTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE  OR  MORE HE OR SHE EMPLOYS, USES,
PERSUADES, INDUCES, ENTICES, OR COERCES ANY MINOR TO ENGAGE IN,  OR  WHO
HAS  A MINOR ASSIST ANY OTHER PERSON TO ENGAGE IN, OR WHO TRANSPORTS ANY
MINOR WITHIN THE STATE, WITH THE INTENT THAT SUCH MINOR ENGAGE  IN,  ANY
SEXUALLY  EXPLICIT  CONDUCT  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PRODUCING ANY VISUAL
DEPICTION OF SUCH CONDUCT OR FOR THE  PURPOSE  OF  TRANSMITTING  A  LIVE
VISUAL DEPICTION OF SUCH CONDUCT.
  2.  BEING  EIGHTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE OR MORE HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY MAKES,
PRINTS, OR PUBLISHES, OR CAUSES TO BE MADE, PRINTED, OR  PUBLISHED,  ANY
NOTICE OR ADVERTISEMENT SEEKING OR OFFERING:
  A.  TO  RECEIVE,  EXCHANGE,  BUY,  PRODUCE,  DISPLAY,  DISTRIBUTE,  OR
REPRODUCE, ANY VISUAL  DEPICTION,  IF  THE  PRODUCTION  OF  SUCH  VISUAL
DEPICTION  INVOLVES  THE  USE  OF  A MINOR ENGAGING IN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT
CONDUCT AND SUCH VISUAL DEPICTION IS OF SUCH CONDUCT; OR
  B. PARTICIPATION IN ANY ACT OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONDUCT  BY  OR  WITH
ANY  MINOR  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PRODUCING  A VISUAL DEPICTION OF SUCH
CONDUCT.
  SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD IS A CLASS B FELONY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08369-03-5

S5560A - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §130.98, amd §§60.13 & 70.80, Pen L; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §509-cc, V & T L

S5560A - Summary

Creates the crime of sexual exploitation of a child.

S5560A - Sponsor Memo

S5560A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5560--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, the correction law, the criminal proce-
  dure law, the civil rights law, the mental hygiene law and the vehicle
  and traffic law, in relation to creating the crime of sexual exploita-
  tion of a child

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.98 to
read as follows:
S 130.98 SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD WHEN:
  1. BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE  OR  MORE  HE  OR  SHE  EMPLOYS,  USES,
PERSUADES,  INDUCES,  ENTICES, OR COERCES ANY MINOR TO ENGAGE IN, OR WHO
HAS A MINOR ASSIST ANY OTHER PERSON TO ENGAGE IN, OR WHO TRANSPORTS  ANY
MINOR  WITHIN  THE STATE, WITH THE INTENT THAT SUCH MINOR ENGAGE IN, ANY
SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONDUCT  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PRODUCING  ANY  VISUAL
DEPICTION  OF  SUCH  CONDUCT  OR  FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSMITTING A LIVE
VISUAL DEPICTION OF SUCH CONDUCT.
  2. BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR MORE  HE  OR  SHE  KNOWINGLY  MAKES,
PRINTS,  OR  PUBLISHES, OR CAUSES TO BE MADE, PRINTED, OR PUBLISHED, ANY
NOTICE OR ADVERTISEMENT SEEKING OR OFFERING:
  A.  TO  RECEIVE,  EXCHANGE,  BUY,  PRODUCE,  DISPLAY,  DISTRIBUTE,  OR
REPRODUCE,  ANY  VISUAL  DEPICTION,  IF  THE  PRODUCTION  OF SUCH VISUAL
DEPICTION INVOLVES THE USE OF A  MINOR  ENGAGING  IN  SEXUALLY  EXPLICIT
CONDUCT AND SUCH VISUAL DEPICTION IS OF SUCH CONDUCT; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08369-05-6

S. 5560--A                          2

senate Bill S4964B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the retention percentage for certain motor vehicle service fees

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1549
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
Apr 12, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 22, 2016 print number 4964b
amend and recommit to transportation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1667
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2015 print number 4964a
amend and recommit to transportation
Apr 24, 2015 referred to transportation

S4964 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8201A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, V & T L

S4964 - Summary

Relates to increasing the retention percentage for certain motor vehicle service fees.

S4964 - Sponsor Memo

S4964 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4964

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the  retention  percentage collected for certain motor vehicle service
  fees

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  3 and 3-a of section 205 of the vehicle and
traffic law, subdivision 3 as amended by section 3 of part G of  chapter
59 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3-a as added by section 1 of part
F of chapter 58 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  3.  Each  such  county  clerk shall retain from fees collected for any
motor vehicle related service  described  in  subdivision  one  of  this
section  processed  by such county clerk an amount based on a percentage
of gross receipts collected. For purposes  of  this  section,  the  term
"gross  receipts"  shall include all fines, fees and penalties collected
pursuant to this chapter by a  county  clerk  acting  as  agent  of  the
commissioner,  but shall not include any state or local sales or compen-
sating use taxes imposed under or pursuant to the authority of  articles
twenty-eight  and twenty-nine of the tax law and collected by such clerk
on behalf of the commissioner of taxation  and  finance.  The  retention
percentage  shall  be  [12.7]  TWENTY-FIVE percent and shall take effect
April  first,  nineteen  hundred  ninety-nine;  provided,  however,  the
retention  percentage  shall  be  [thirty]  SIXTY  percent of the thirty
dollar fee established in paragraph (e) of subdivision  two  of  section
four  hundred  ninety-one  and  paragraph  f-one  of  subdivision two of
section five hundred three of this chapter.
  3-a. In addition to the fees retained pursuant to subdivision three of
this section, each county clerk acting as the agent of the  commissioner
pursuant  to  subdivision  one of this section shall retain [four] EIGHT
percent of "enhanced internet and electronic partner revenue"  collected

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10317-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4964A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8201A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, V & T L

S4964A - Summary

Relates to increasing the retention percentage for certain motor vehicle service fees.

S4964A - Sponsor Memo

S4964A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4964--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
  the  retention  percentage collected for certain motor vehicle service
  fees

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  3 and 3-a of section 205 of the vehicle and
traffic law, subdivision 3 as amended by section 3 of part G of  chapter
59 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3-a as added by section 1 of part
F of chapter 58 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  3.  Each  such  county  clerk shall retain from fees collected for any
motor vehicle related service  described  in  subdivision  one  of  this
section  processed  by such county clerk an amount based on a percentage
of gross receipts collected. For purposes  of  this  section,  the  term
"gross  receipts"  shall include all fines, fees and penalties collected
pursuant to this chapter by a  county  clerk  acting  as  agent  of  the
commissioner,  but shall not include any state or local sales or compen-
sating use taxes imposed under or pursuant to the authority of  articles
twenty-eight  and twenty-nine of the tax law and collected by such clerk
on behalf of the commissioner of taxation  and  finance.  The  retention
percentage  shall  be  [12.7]  TWENTY-FIVE percent and shall take effect
[April] JANUARY  first,  [nineteen  hundred  ninety-nine]  TWO  THOUSAND
SIXTEEN;  provided,  however, the retention percentage shall be [thirty]
SIXTY percent of the thirty dollar fee established in paragraph  (e)  of
subdivision  two  of section four hundred ninety-one and paragraph f-one
of subdivision two of section five hundred three of this chapter.
  3-a. In addition to the fees retained pursuant to subdivision three of
this section, each county clerk acting as the agent of the  commissioner

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10317-02-5

Co-Sponsors

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S4964B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8201A
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, V & T L

S4964B - Summary

Relates to increasing the retention percentage for certain motor vehicle service fees.

S4964B - Sponsor Memo

S4964B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4964--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, MARCHIONE, ORTT, SERINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Transportation   --   committee   discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to  the  Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing
  the retention percentage collected for certain motor  vehicle  service
  fees

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 3-a of section 205 of  the  vehicle  and
traffic  law, subdivision 3 as amended by section 3 of part G of chapter
59 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3-a as added by section 1 of part
F of chapter 58 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  3. Each such county clerk shall retain from  fees  collected  for  any
motor  vehicle  related  service  described  in  subdivision one of this
section processed by such county clerk an amount based on  a  percentage
of  gross  receipts  collected.  For  purposes of this section, the term
"gross receipts" shall include all fines, fees and  penalties  collected
pursuant  to  this  chapter  by  a  county  clerk acting as agent of the
commissioner, but shall not include any state or local sales or  compen-
sating  use taxes imposed under or pursuant to the authority of articles
twenty-eight and twenty-nine of the tax law and collected by such  clerk
on  behalf  of  the  commissioner of taxation and finance. The retention
percentage shall be [12.7] TWENTY-FIVE percent  and  shall  take  effect
[April]  JANUARY  first,  [nineteen  hundred  ninety-nine]  TWO THOUSAND
SEVENTEEN; provided, however, the retention percentage shall be [thirty]
SIXTY percent of the thirty dollar fee established in paragraph  (e)  of

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10317-04-6

senate Bill S4960A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates an agricultural crop loss personal income tax credit

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Feb 22, 2016 print number 4960a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 24, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S4960 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7277A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2909
2011-2012: S7551

S4960 - Summary

Creates an agricultural crop loss personal income tax credit.

S4960 - Sponsor Memo

S4960 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4960

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing an agricultural
  crop loss personal income tax credit

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  606  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC) AGRICULTURAL CROP LOSS TAX CREDIT. (1) ALLOWANCE  OF  CREDIT.  A
TAXPAYER WHOSE FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM FARMING FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IS
AT  LEAST  TWO-THIRDS  OF EXCESS FEDERAL GROSS INCOME SHALL BE ALLOWED A
CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF
ELIGIBLE CROPS AS A RESULT OF FROST INJURY FOR TAXABLE  YEARS  BEGINNING
ON  OR  AFTER  JANUARY  FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.   THE AMOUNT OF THE
CREDIT SHALL BE EQUAL TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE VALUE OF THE
UNIT OF PRODUCTION FOR NEW YORK STATE AS REPORTED BY THE  USDA  NATIONAL
AGRICULTURAL  STATISTICS  SERVICE IN A GIVEN YEAR, MULTIPLIED BY ACREAGE
IN PRODUCTION, INCLUDING NEWLY PLANTED ACREAGE, FOR THE  GROWING  SEASON
OF SUCH YEAR.
  (2)  APPLICATION  OF CREDIT. IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT ALLOWED UNDER
THIS SUBSECTION FOR SUCH TAXABLE YEAR SHALL EXCEED  THE  TAXPAYER'S  TAX
FOR  SUCH  YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL BE TREATED AS AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO
BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX
HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO  INTEREST
SHALL BE PAID THEREON.
  (3)  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SUBSECTION, THE TERM "ELIGIBLE CROP"
SHALL MEAN: (A) FRUITS, INCLUDING APPLES, PEACHES, GRAPES, CHERRIES  AND
BERRIES,  (B)  VEGETABLES,  INCLUDING  TOMATOES,  SNAP  BEANS,  CABBAGE,
CARROTS, BEETS AND ONIONS, AND (C) POTATOES AND DRY BEANS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10424-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S4960A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7277A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2909
2011-2012: S7551

S4960A - Summary

Creates an agricultural crop loss personal income tax credit.

S4960A - Sponsor Memo

S4960A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4960--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing an agricultural
  crop loss personal income tax credit

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC)  AGRICULTURAL  CROP  LOSS TAX CREDIT. (1) ALLOWANCE OF CREDIT. A
TAXPAYER WHOSE FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM FARMING FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IS
AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF EXCESS FEDERAL GROSS INCOME SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  A
CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF
ELIGIBLE  CROPS  AS A RESULT OF FROST INJURY FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING
ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN.   THE AMOUNT  OF  THE
CREDIT SHALL BE EQUAL TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE AVERAGE VALUE OF THE
UNIT  OF  PRODUCTION FOR NEW YORK STATE AS REPORTED BY THE USDA NATIONAL
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE IN A GIVEN YEAR, MULTIPLIED  BY  ACREAGE
IN  PRODUCTION,  INCLUDING NEWLY PLANTED ACREAGE, FOR THE GROWING SEASON
OF SUCH YEAR.
  (2) APPLICATION OF CREDIT. IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT  ALLOWED  UNDER
THIS  SUBSECTION  FOR  SUCH TAXABLE YEAR SHALL EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX
FOR SUCH YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL BE TREATED AS AN OVERPAYMENT OF  TAX  TO
BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX
HUNDRED  EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NO INTEREST
SHALL BE PAID THEREON.
  (3) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  SUBSECTION,  THE  TERM  "ELIGIBLE  CROP"
SHALL  MEAN: (A) FRUITS, INCLUDING APPLES, PEACHES, GRAPES, CHERRIES AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10424-02-6

senate Bill S4121A

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for a tax deduction for the adoption of a child with special needs

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 vetoed memo.272
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.547
substituted for a10658
referred to ways and means
Jun 16, 2016 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1934
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 22, 2016 print number 4121a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
May 05, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Mar 02, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S4121 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10658
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §615, Tax L

S4121 - Summary

Provides for a tax deduction for the adoption of a child with special needs.

S4121 - Sponsor Memo

S4121 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4121

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a tax deduction
  for the adoption of a child with special needs

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subsection (d) of section 615 of the tax law is amended by
adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
  (5) AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS  FOR  THE  ADOPTION  OF  A
CHILD  WITH  SPECIAL  NEEDS. THE AMOUNT ALLOWED BY THIS PARAGRAPH MAY BE
USED BY A TAXPAYER TO INCREASE HIS OR HER DEDUCTION IN  EACH  YEAR  THAT
THE TAXPAYER IS THE LEGAL PARENT OF A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SHALL MEAN
ANY CHILD WHO IS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE AND WHO POSSESSES A SPECIF-
IC PHYSICAL, MENTAL, OR EMOTIONAL CONDITION OR DISABILITY OF SUCH SEVER-
ITY OR KIND THAT, IN THE OPINION OF THE OFFICE OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
SERVICES,  WOULD  CONSTITUTE  A  SIGNIFICANT  OBSTACLE  TO  THE  CHILD'S
ADOPTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to taxable
years commencing on and after January 1, 2015.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08564-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S4121A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10658
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §615, Tax L

S4121A - Summary

Provides for a tax deduction for the adoption of a child with special needs.

S4121A - Sponsor Memo

S4121A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4121--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a tax deduction
  for the adoption of a child with special needs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subsection (d) of section 615 of the tax law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph 5 to read as follows:
  (5)  AN  AMOUNT  EQUAL  TO  TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE ADOPTION OF A
CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. THE AMOUNT ALLOWED BY THIS  PARAGRAPH  MAY  BE
USED  BY  A  TAXPAYER TO INCREASE HIS OR HER DEDUCTION IN EACH YEAR THAT
THE TAXPAYER IS THE LEGAL PARENT OF A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SHALL  MEAN
ANY CHILD WHO IS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE AND WHO POSSESSES A SPECIF-
IC PHYSICAL, MENTAL, OR EMOTIONAL CONDITION OR DISABILITY OF SUCH SEVER-
ITY  OR  KIND  THAT, IN THE OPINION OF THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES,  WOULD  CONSTITUTE  A  SIGNIFICANT  OBSTACLE  TO  THE  CHILD'S
ADOPTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to taxable
years commencing on and after January 1, 2016.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08564-03-6

senate Bill S3844A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Feb 22, 2016 print number 3844a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 20, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S3844 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7837A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4780, A6557
2015-2016: S3844

S3844 - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture.

S3844 - Sponsor Memo

S3844 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3844

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting the use of chemical flame retardants

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   Article 37  of  the  environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 9
                        CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
        37-0905. INCREASED FIRE SAFETY.
S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "CHEMICAL  FLAME  RETARDANTS"  SHALL MEAN ANY HALOGENATED CHEMICAL
FLAME RETARDANT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TDCPP TRIS (1, 3  DICHOLO-
RO-2-PROPYL) PHOSPHATE, AND ANY PHOSPHORUS-BROMINE FLAME RETARDANTS.
  2.  "RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED  FURNITURE" SHALL MEAN A SOFA, LOVESEAT,
CHAIR, OTTOMAN, FOOTSTOOL, OR OTHER  ITEM  OF  FURNITURE,  INTENDED  FOR
INDOOR  USE  IN  A  HOME THAT CONSISTS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OF LEATHER,
PLASTIC, FABRIC OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT CONTAINS COTTON,  WOOL,  POLYURE-
THANE  OR OTHER NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC MATERIAL THAT IS PLACED IN CUSHIONS
OR ON THE FRAME OF THE FURNITURE.
S 37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
  1. BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, NO PERSON, FIRM,  PART-
NERSHIP,  ASSOCIATION,  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY OR CORPORATION SHALL
SELL OR OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY  RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED  FURNITURE  THAT
CONTAINS  CHEMICAL  FLAME  RETARDANTS  INTENTIONALLY-ADDED  IN  ORDER TO
PROVIDE A SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTIC, APPEARANCE OR QUALITY, TO  PERFORM  A
SPECIFIC FUNCTION, OR FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02914-02-5

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S3844A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7837A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 37 Title 9 §§37-0901 - 37-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4780, A6557
2015-2016: S3844

S3844A - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical flame retardants on residential upholstered furniture.

S3844A - Sponsor Memo

S3844A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3844--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, CROCI, GOLDEN, LATIMER, LAVALLE, MARTINS --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Environmental  Conservation  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting the use of chemical flame retardants

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   Article 37  of  the  environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new title 9 to read as follows:
                                 TITLE 9
                        CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS
SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS.
        37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
        37-0905. INCREASED FIRE SAFETY.
S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "CHEMICAL  FLAME  RETARDANTS"  SHALL MEAN ANY HALOGENATED CHEMICAL
FLAME RETARDANT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TDCPP TRIS (1, 3  DICHOLO-
RO-2-PROPYL) PHOSPHATE, AND ANY PHOSPHORUS-BROMINE FLAME RETARDANTS.
  2.  "RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED  FURNITURE" SHALL MEAN A SOFA, LOVESEAT,
CHAIR, OTTOMAN, FOOTSTOOL, OR OTHER  ITEM  OF  FURNITURE,  INTENDED  FOR
INDOOR  USE  IN  A  HOME THAT CONSISTS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OF LEATHER,
PLASTIC, FABRIC OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT CONTAINS COTTON,  WOOL,  POLYURE-
THANE  OR OTHER NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC MATERIAL THAT IS PLACED IN CUSHIONS
OR ON THE FRAME OF THE FURNITURE.
S 37-0903. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CHEMICAL FLAME RETARDANTS.
  1. BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  SEVENTEEN,  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,
PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION SHALL
SELL  OR  OFFER  FOR  SALE  ANY  RESIDENTIAL  UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02914-04-6

senate Bill S3697A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the salaries of certain teachers and aides employed by boards of cooperative educational services

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Feb 22, 2016 print number 3697a
amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Feb 13, 2015 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S3697 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3885A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1950 & 3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10003

S3697 - Summary

Relates to the salaries of certain teachers and aids employed by boards of cooperative educational services.

S3697 - Sponsor Memo

S3697 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3697

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  the  salaries  of
  certain  teachers  and  aids  employed by boards of cooperative educa-
  tional services

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section 1950 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by section 80-a of part A of chapter 58 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  b. The cost of services herein referred to shall be the  amount  allo-
cated  to  each  component  school  district by the board of cooperative
educational services to defray expenses of such board, except that  that
part of the salary paid any teacher, supervisor or other employee of the
board  of  cooperative educational services which is in excess of thirty
thousand dollars shall not be such an approved expense, and except  also
that  administrative  and clerical expenses shall not exceed ten percent
of the total expenses for purposes of this computation. PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, BEGINNING WITH EXPENSES INCURRED IN  THE  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN-TWO
THOUSAND  SIXTEEN  SCHOOL  YEAR  AND THEREAFTER, THAT PART OF THE SALARY
PAID TO ANY TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR OTHER EMPLOYEE OF A BOARD OF  COOPER-
ATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF THE LESSER OF THE ACTU-
AL  SALARY OR THE AVERAGE STATEWIDE SALARY FOR SUCH TEACHING, SUPERVISO-
RY, OR OTHER POSITION AS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT BE AN
APPROVED EXPENSE, AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT ADMINISTRATIVE AND  CLERICAL
EXPENSES SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL EXPENSES FOR PURPOSES
OF  THIS  COMPUTATION.  Any  gifts,  donations or interest earned by the
board of cooperative educational services or on behalf of the  board  of
cooperative educational services by the dormitory authority or any other
source  shall  not be deducted in determining the cost of services allo-
cated to each component school district. Any payments made to  a  compo-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07766-01-5

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S3697A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3885A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1950 & 3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10003

S3697A - Summary

Relates to the salaries of certain teachers and aids employed by boards of cooperative educational services.

S3697A - Sponsor Memo

S3697A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3697--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE,  RANZENHOFER  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion  --  recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in relation to the salaries of
  certain teachers and aides employed by boards  of  cooperative  educa-
  tional services

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section 1950 of the  educa-
tion law, as amended by section 80-a of part A of chapter 58 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  The  cost of services herein referred to shall be the amount allo-
cated to each component school district  by  the  board  of  cooperative
educational  services to defray expenses of such board, except that that
part of the salary paid any teacher, supervisor or other employee of the
board of cooperative educational services which is in excess  of  thirty
thousand  dollars shall not be such an approved expense, and except also
that administrative and clerical expenses shall not exceed  ten  percent
of the total expenses for purposes of this computation. PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER,  BEGINNING  WITH  EXPENSES  INCURRED IN THE TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN-TWO
THOUSAND SEVENTEEN SCHOOL YEAR AND THEREAFTER, THAT PART OF  THE  SALARY
PAID  TO ANY TEACHER, SUPERVISOR OR OTHER EMPLOYEE OF A BOARD OF COOPER-
ATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES WHICH IS IN EXCESS OF THE LESSER OF THE ACTU-
AL SALARY OR THE AVERAGE STATEWIDE SALARY FOR SUCH TEACHING,  SUPERVISO-
RY, OR OTHER POSITION AS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT BE AN
APPROVED  EXPENSE, AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL
EXPENSES SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL EXPENSES FOR PURPOSES
OF THIS COMPUTATION. Any gifts, donations  or  interest  earned  by  the
board  of  cooperative educational services or on behalf of the board of
cooperative educational services by the dormitory authority or any other
source shall not be deducted in determining the cost of  services  allo-
cated  to  each component school district. Any payments made to a compo-

senate Bill S3670C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelter or humane society

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Feb 22, 2016 print number 3670c
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
May 04, 2015 print number 3670b
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Apr 28, 2015 print number 3670a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Feb 13, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S3670 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S896
2011-2012: S1280A
2009-2010: S4757

S3670 - Summary

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelters or humane societies.

S3670 - Sponsor Memo

S3670 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3670

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing  a  tax  credit
  for the adoption of household pets

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC) CREDIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF HOUSEHOLD PETS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR  AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY
THIS ARTICLE FOR THE COST OF ADOPTING A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOUSEHOLD  PETS
PER  TAXABLE  YEAR  FROM  A QUALIFYING POUND, SHELTER, DULY INCORPORATED
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, HUMANE  SOCIETY,  DOG,
CAT  OR OTHER PROTECTIVE OR RESCUE ASSOCIATION. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT
SHALL BE FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF SUCH ADOPTION, BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED  THE
MAXIMUM  CREDIT OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER HOUSEHOLD PET, FOR A MAXIMUM
OF THREE PETS PER TAXABLE YEAR.
  (2) DEFINITION.  THE TERM "HOUSEHOLD PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG,  CAT  OR
OTHER  DOMESTICATED ANIMAL KEPT FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF COMPANIONSHIP
THAT IS NORMALLY MAINTAINED IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD  OF  THE  OWNER  OR
PERSON  WHO  CARES  FOR  SUCH DOMESTICATED ANIMAL, PROVIDED THAT KEEPING
SUCH ANIMAL IS NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL,
STATE OR LOCAL LAW.
  (3) WHEN CREDIT ALLOWED. THE CREDIT PROVIDED FOR  IN  THIS  SUBSECTION
SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  WITH  RESPECT  TO THE TAXABLE YEAR, COMMENCING AFTER
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, IN WHICH THE PET IS ADOPTED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  pet
adoptions in taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2015.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3670A - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S896
2011-2012: S1280A
2009-2010: S4757

S3670A - Summary

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelters or humane societies.

S3670A - Sponsor Memo

S3670A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3670--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, ADDABBO, LATIMER, PARKER, PERKINS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government Operations -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing  a  tax  credit
  for the adoption of household pets

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC) CREDIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF HOUSEHOLD PETS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR  AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY
THIS ARTICLE FOR THE COST OF ADOPTING A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOUSEHOLD  PETS
PER  TAXABLE  YEAR  FROM A QUALIFYING ANIMAL SHELTER.  THE AMOUNT OF THE
CREDIT SHALL BE ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER ANIMAL FOR THE  ACTUAL  COST  OF
SUCH  ADOPTION, BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM CREDIT OF THREE HUNDRED
DOLLARS PER HOUSEHOLD PET, FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE PETS PER TAXABLE YEAR.
  (2) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "HOUSEHOLD PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG, CAT OR OTHER DOMESTI-
CATED ANIMAL KEPT FOR THE  PRIMARY  PURPOSE  OF  COMPANIONSHIP  THAT  IS
NORMALLY  MAINTAINED IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR PERSON WHO
CARES FOR SUCH DOMESTICATED ANIMAL, PROVIDED THAT KEEPING SUCH ANIMAL IS
NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL
LAW.
  (B) THE TERM "QUALIFYING ANIMAL SHELTER" SHALL MEAN THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) ANY MUNICIPAL POUND  OR  SHELTER  HARBORING  ANIMALS  PURSUANT  TO
SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THE AGRICULTURE AND
MARKETS LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-02-5

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S3670B - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S896
2011-2012: S1280A
2009-2010: S4757

S3670B - Summary

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelters or humane societies.

S3670B - Sponsor Memo

S3670B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3670--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, ADDABBO, LATIMER, PARKER, PERKINS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government Operations -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a tax credit
  for the adoption of household pets

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  606  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC) CREDIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF HOUSEHOLD PETS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED  BY
THIS  ARTICLE FOR THE COST OF ADOPTING A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOUSEHOLD PETS
PER TAXABLE YEAR FROM A QUALIFYING ANIMAL SHELTER.   THE AMOUNT  OF  THE
CREDIT  SHALL  BE  ONE  HUNDRED DOLLARS PER ANIMAL OR THE ACTUAL COST OF
SUCH ADOPTION, WHICHEVER IS LESS BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM CREDIT
OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER HOUSEHOLD PET, FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE  PETS
PER TAXABLE YEAR.
  (2) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "HOUSEHOLD PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG, CAT OR OTHER DOMESTI-
CATED  ANIMAL  KEPT  FOR  THE  PRIMARY  PURPOSE OF COMPANIONSHIP THAT IS
NORMALLY MAINTAINED IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR PERSON  WHO
CARES FOR SUCH DOMESTICATED ANIMAL, PROVIDED THAT KEEPING SUCH ANIMAL IS
NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL
LAW.
  (B) THE TERM "QUALIFYING ANIMAL SHELTER" SHALL MEAN THE FOLLOWING:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-04-5

S. 3670--B                          2

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S3670C - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S896
2011-2012: S1280A
2009-2010: S4757

S3670C - Summary

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelters or humane societies.

S3670C - Sponsor Memo

S3670C - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3670--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, ADDABBO, LATIMER, PARKER, PERKINS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government Operations -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a tax credit
  for the adoption of household pets

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  606  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (eee) to read as follows:
  (EEE) CREDIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF HOUSEHOLD PETS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED  BY
THIS  ARTICLE FOR THE COST OF ADOPTING A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOUSEHOLD PETS
PER TAXABLE YEAR FROM A QUALIFYING ANIMAL SHELTER.   THE AMOUNT  OF  THE
CREDIT  SHALL  BE  ONE  HUNDRED DOLLARS PER ANIMAL OR THE ACTUAL COST OF
SUCH ADOPTION, WHICHEVER IS LESS BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM CREDIT
OF THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER HOUSEHOLD PET, FOR A MAXIMUM OF THREE  PETS
PER TAXABLE YEAR.
  (2) DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "HOUSEHOLD PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG, CAT OR OTHER DOMESTI-
CATED  ANIMAL  KEPT  FOR  THE  PRIMARY  PURPOSE OF COMPANIONSHIP THAT IS
NORMALLY MAINTAINED IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR PERSON  WHO
CARES FOR SUCH DOMESTICATED ANIMAL, PROVIDED THAT KEEPING SUCH ANIMAL IS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-06-6

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