Bill S4561-2013

Extends the authorization of the county of Rensselaer to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes

Extends the authorization of the county of Rensselaer to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 21, 2013: SUBSTITUTED BY A6736
  • Jun 4, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 3, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 30, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.871
  • Apr 10, 2013: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Investigations and Government Operations - May 30, 2013
Ayes (7): Marcellino, Carlucci, Golden, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Hoylman, Squadron
Ayes W/R (1): Zeldin
Excused (1): Diaz

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4561

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to extending the authorization of the county of Rensselaer to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

This legislation authorizes the imposition of an additional one percent sales tax in Rensselaer County until November 30, 2015.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

The bill amends clause 3 of subparagraph (i) of the opening paragraph of section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 224 of the laws of 2011 to authorize the continuation of an additional one percent sales tax in Rensselaer County until November 30, 2015.

JUSTIFICATION:

This legislation is being introduced at the request of the Rensselaer County Legislature. Under current law, Rensselaer County is authorized to collect an additional one percent sales tax. This is due to expire on November 30, 2013 (Chapter 224 of the Laws of 2011). This legislation is necessary to allow Rensselaer County to continue its collection of the additional sales tax.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4561 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 10, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 of the county of Rensselaer to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Clause 3 of subparagraph (i) of the opening paragraph of section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 224 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (3) the county of Rensselaer 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 September first, nineteen hundred ninety-four and ending November thirtieth, two thousand [thirteen] FIFTEEN; S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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