S04989 Summary:

BILL NOS04989A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03178-A
 
SPONSORGOUNARDES
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1292 & 1298, Tax L
 
Establishes a daily $5 licensing fee on transportation network company drivers and for each transportation network account a driver accesses; deposits such licensing fees into the MTA finance fund; imposes a civil penalty on transportation network companies who fail to collect and/or remit the required licensing fee.
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S04989 Actions:

BILL NOS04989A
 
04/03/2019REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
05/22/2019AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
05/22/2019PRINT NUMBER 4989A
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S04989 Committee Votes:

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S04989 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S04989 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         4989--A
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      April 3, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment   Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a daily licens-
          ing fee on transportation network company drivers in  a  city  with  a
          population of one million or more
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 1292 of the tax law, as added by section 18 of part
     2  AAA of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 1292. Imposition. (a) There is hereby imposed on every TNC  a  state
     4  assessment  fee  of  4%  of the gross trip fare of every TNC prearranged
     5  trip provided by such TNC that originates anywhere in the state  outside
     6  the city and terminates anywhere in this state.
     7    (b)(1)(i)  Any  TNC driver authorized to drive in the city shall pay a
     8  per day licensing fee for each TNC digital network, as defined by subdi-
     9  vision two of section sixteen hundred  ninety-one  of  the  vehicle  and
    10  traffic  law,  that  such TNC driver accesses for purposes of soliciting
    11  any prearranged trips which shall  be  five  dollars  per  day  per  TNC
    12  digital network accessed and shall be valid for a twenty-four hour peri-
    13  od,  which  shall  begin  when  a  TNC  digital  network is accessed for
    14  purposes of soliciting any prearranged trips.   In  no  case  shall  the
    15  licensing fee imposed by this subdivision be passed along to passengers.
    16    (ii)  Any  TNC  digital network accessed by a TNC driver authorized to
    17  drive in the city shall pay a per day licensing fee which shall be  five
    18  dollars  per day and shall be valid for a twenty-four hour period, which
    19  shall begin when the TNC digital network is accessed by the  driver  for
    20  the purposes of soliciting prearranged trips.
    21    (2)  The licensing fee collected pursuant to this subdivision shall be
    22  remitted to  the  metropolitan  transportation  authority  finance  fund
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01998-05-9

        S. 4989--A                          2
 
     1  established  by  section twelve hundred seventy-h of the public authori-
     2  ties law, by a TNC on a quarterly basis.
     3    (3) Any TNC who fails to collect and/or remit the licensing fee pursu-
     4  ant  to this subdivision shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more
     5  than one thousand dollars for each violation, which shall  be  recovered
     6  in a civil action brought by the attorney general.
     7    §  2.  Section 1298 of the tax law, as added by section 18 of part AAA
     8  of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     9    § 1298. Deposit and disposition  of  revenue.  (a)  All  taxes,  fees,
    10  interest  and  penalties collected or received by the commissioner under
    11  this article  shall  be  deposited  and  disposed  of  pursuant  to  the
    12  provisions of section one hundred seventy-one-a of this chapter.
    13    (b)  Notwithstanding  subdivision  (a)  of this section, the licensing
    14  fees collected pursuant to subdivision (b)  of  section  twelve  hundred
    15  ninety-two  of this article shall be remitted to the metropolitan trans-
    16  portation authority finance fund established by section  twelve  hundred
    17  seventy-h of the public authorities law.
    18    §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    19  have become a law.
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