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A07691 Summary:

BILL NOA07691
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05957
 
SPONSOREnglebright
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1202-o, Tax L
 
Extends, until December 31, 2019, the expiration of the authority granted to the county of Suffolk to impose hotel and motel taxes.
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A07691 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A7691
 
SPONSOR: Englebright
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to extending the expiration of the authority granted to the county of Suffolk to impose hotel and motel taxes   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill extends until December 31, 2019 Suffolk County's authority to impose a hotel and motel tax.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends subdivision 7 of section 1202-o of the tax law to extend until December 31, 2019 the authority for Suffolk County to impose a hotel and motel tax,   JUSTIFICATION: In 2009, Suffolk County requested the ability to adopt a new lodging tax rate to provide a dedicated and sustained funding source for the promotion of tourism to the County. The original legislation was extended to this year in 2015. The proceeds from the lodging tax have been used to promote tourism in Suffolk County and helped fund numerous county parks and cultural programs.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None to the State   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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