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Bill S5902-2011

Extends the occupancy tax in the city of Rye until September 1, 2015

Extends the occupancy tax in the city of Rye until September 1, 2015.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • Oct 5, 2011: REFERRED TO RULES

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BILL NUMBER:S5902

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend chapter 89 of the laws of 2009 amending the tax law relating to the imposition of an occupancy tax in the city of Rye, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

To authorize the City of Rye to extend a room occupancy tax not to exceed 3%, ending in 2015.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1202 of the tax law is amended to extend authority of the City of Rye to enact such a tax, ending in 2015.

JUSTIFICATION:

The City of Rye seeks to continue the authority granted in 2006 and 2009 to impose a 3% daily room tax on hotel, motel, or similar place of public accommodation. These are necessary, non-property tax revenues to support City expenses including offset impacts of rising pension costs, healthcare costs and other expenses not fully discretionary.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

A.8015B/S.5387A - Signed into law as Chapter 313 of 2006

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

The City estimates continuing revenues of $60,000 per year minus implementation costs. None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5902 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE October 5, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sen. OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend chapter 89 of the laws of 2009 amending the tax law relating to the imposition of an occupancy tax in the city of Rye, in relation to extending the effectiveness thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of chapter 89 of the laws of 2009 amending the tax law relating to the imposition of an occupancy tax in the city of Rye, is amended to read as follows: S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed [three years after such date] SEPTEMBER 1, 2015. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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