Bill Text: NY A07856 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Permits regulatory agencies to adjust any authorized fares to account for credit card processing fees for meters used in for-hire vehicles and requires credit card processing fees to be separately stated on receipts to passengers of such vehicles.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - substituted by s5932a [A07856 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07856-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         7856--C

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      May 24, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by M. of A. PICHARDO, REYES, WEPRIN, DenDEKKER, CRESPO, CRUZ
          -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Ways  and  Means  --
          committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
          recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
          with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
          committee -- again  reported  from  said  committee  with  amendments,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to credit card processing fees

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (b) of section 1299-b of the tax
     2  law, as added by section 2 of part NNN of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of
     3  2018, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (1)  The  surcharge  imposed  by  this article must be passed along to
     5  passengers and separately stated on any receipt that is provided to such
     6  passengers. The passing along of such surcharge shall not  be  construed
     7  by  any  court or administrative body as the imposition of the surcharge
     8  on the person or entity that pays for the for-hire transportation  trip.
     9  All  regulatory  agencies  must  adjust any fares that are authorized by
    10  them to include the surcharge imposed by this article and  shall  adjust
    11  any  authorized  fares  to  account  for  credit card processing fees in
    12  accordance with this section, and must require that any meter  or  other
    13  instrument  used  in  any  for-hire vehicle regulated by it to calculate
    14  fares be adjusted to include  the  surcharge.  For  medallion  vehicles,
    15  credit  card  processing  fees  shall  also  be separately stated on any
    16  receipt that is provided to such passengers.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11800-04-9
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