Bill S3621B-2013

Exempts institutions of higher education from the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax

Exempts institutions of higher education from the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax.

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  • Jun 12, 2014: referred to ways and means
  • Jun 12, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 12, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 11, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1322
  • Jun 11, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • May 29, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Feb 10, 2014: PRINT NUMBER 3621B
  • Feb 10, 2014: AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • Jun 6, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 3621A
  • Jun 6, 2013: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
  • Jun 4, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Feb 7, 2013: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Education - May 29, 2014
Ayes (19): Flanagan, Farley, Lanza, LaValle, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Seward, Valesky, Avella, Latimer, Addabbo, Breslin, Montgomery, Stavisky, Tkaczyk, Peralta
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 11, 2014
Ayes (21): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Montgomery, Parker, Perkins, Gianaris
Ayes W/R (1): Little
Nays (1): Krueger
Excused (2): Hassell-Thompson, Espaillat

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3621B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting institutions of higher education from the definition of "employer" for purposes of the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax

PURPOSE:

Provides for state reimbursement to colleges for the cost of metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax payments.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Amends Subsection (b) of section 800 of the tax law,as added by section 1 of part B of chanter 56 of the laws of 2011.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax hurt businesses, not-for-profits, private elementary and secondary schools, as well as institutions of Higher Education. The tax was repealed for all institutions listed above except for Higher Education. This bill allows all New York State Higher Education institutions to be exempt from paving this unfair, job killing tax.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2013: print number 3621a 2012: S.2592 - Passed Senate 2011: Passed Senate

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

July 1st, 2014


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3621--B 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 7, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- 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 tax law, in relation to exempting institutions of higher education from the definition of "employer" for purposes of the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subsection (b) of section 800 of the tax law, as added by section 1 of part B of chapter 56 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (4) [Any] ANY eligible educational institution. An "eligible educa- tional institution" shall mean any public school district, a board of cooperative educational services, a public elementary or secondary school, a school approved pursuant to article eighty-five or eighty-nine of the education law to serve students with disabilities of school age, [or] a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that provides instruc- tion in grade one or above, OR ANY INSTITUTION PROVIDING HIGHER EDUCA- TION OR CAREER EDUCATION, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.

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