Bill S571-2011

Provides for state reimbursement to all elementary and secondary schools for the cost of metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax payments

Provides for state reimbursement to all elementary and secondary schools for the cost of metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax payments.

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Actions

  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • Jan 4, 2012: returned to senate
  • Jan 4, 2012: died in assembly
  • Jun 16, 2011: referred to ways and means
  • Jun 16, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 16, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 16, 2011: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1280
  • Jun 16, 2011: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jan 5, 2011: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 16, 2011
Ayes (19): Skelos, Alesi, Farley, Hannon, Johnson, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Saland, Seward, Breslin, Duane, Hassell-Thompson, Parker, Smith, Stewart-Cousins
Ayes W/R (1): Montgomery
Nays (4): Sampson, Dilan, Krueger, Perkins

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S571

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, amending the tax law and the administrative code of the city of New York relating to the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax, and the education law, in relation to the imposition of such tax upon and reimbursement thereof to public and private elementary and secondary schools

PURPOSE: Provides for state reimbursement to all elementary and secondary schools for the cost of metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax payments.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Paragraph (i) of subdivision (a) of section 23 of part c of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, amending the tax law and the administrative code of the city of New York relating to the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax. Under this bill, the tax shall not be imposed on employers that are not only public school districts, but also all non-public and private elementary and secondary schools within the metropolitan commuter transportation district (MCTD).

Section 2: Amends Subdivision 1 of section 3609-g of the education law, as added by section 1 of part D of a chapter of the laws of 2009, amending the education law relating to certain moneys apportioned to school districts for reimbursement of article twenty-three of the tax law payments. The definition of "School district" is amended to include all non-public and private elementary and secondary schools.

JUSTIFICATION: Under current law, employers within the metropolitan commuter transportation district's are required to pay a metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax; whereas, public school districts are entitled to full reimbursement; however, non-public and private elementary and secondary schools have been excluded. This bill enables all non-public and private elementary and secondary schools to be entitled to the same reimbursements as public school districts.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2010 - S.5832

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: $5,650,000

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediate.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 571 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, DIAZ, GOLDEN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, LANZA, OPPENHEIMER, SAVINO, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi- gations and Government Operations AN ACT to amend chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, amending the tax law and the administrative code of the city of New York relating to the metro- politan commuter transportation mobility tax, and the education law, in relation to the imposition of such tax upon and reimbursement ther- eof to public and private elementary and secondary schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (i) of subdivision (a) of section 23 of part C of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, amending the tax law and the administra- tive code of the city of New York relating to the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax, is amended to read as follows: (i) imposed on employers, shall apply on and after March 1, 2009, provided however, that the tax shall apply to public school districts, AND ALL NON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS within the metropolitan commuter transportation district (MCTD) on and after September 1, 2009 and S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3609-g of the education law, as added by section 1 of part D of chapter 25 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. Definition. As used in this section the following term shall be defined as follows: "School district" shall mean a public school district and shall not include a special act school district as defined in section four thousand one of this chapter, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, SUCH TERM SHALL INCLUDE ALL NON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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