Relates to extending authorization for additional sales tax in the county of Greene until 2011.
BILL NUMBER: S1163
TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the tax law, in relation to extending the authorization for imposition of additional sales and compensating use taxes in Greene county
PURPOSE : To authorize the Greene County Legislature to impose an additional 1% sales tax for a 2 year period.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : The bill amends section 1210 of the tax law to extend the authorization for Greene County to impose an additional 1% sales tax until November 30, 2011.
EXISTING LAW : The law is set to expire on November 30, 2009.
JUSTIFICATION : The Greene County Legislature passed a resolution requesting that the New York State Legislature introduce and pass a bill to authorize the county to impose an additional 1% sales and use tax for the period through November 30, 2011.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : The law was previously extended by Chapter 116 of the laws of 2007.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None to the state
EFFECTIVE DATE : Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1163 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 26, 2009 ___________Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- 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 extending the authorization for imposition of additional sales and compensating use taxes in Greene county THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Clause 15 of subparagraph (i) of the opening paragraph of section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 116 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: (15) the county of Greene is hereby further authorized and empowered to adopt and amend local laws, ordinances or resolutions imposing such taxes at a rate which is one percent additional to the three percent rate authorized above in this paragraph for such county for the period beginning March first, nineteen hundred ninety-three, and ending Novem- ber thirtieth, two thousand
[nine]ELEVEN; S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04246-01-9