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Current status of property tax-related legislation

Passed both Houses in 2017

Status as of 12/6/17
(Count = 44)

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 2017 RPT Related Bills of Interest 
DTF-ORPTS Departmental / Governor's Program / Budget Bills:

Budget Bill -- Includes STAR credit program refinements (Pt. TT), partial payment of RPTs option (Pt. F), STAR credit info sharing with certain local and state officials (Pt. G), co-op STAR credit tech. fix (Pt. H), oil and gas fee extender (Pt. I), county-wide shared services property tax savings law (Pt. BBB), Affordable NY Housing program (revised RPTL 421-a (Pt. TTT)), and Hendrick Hudson CSD tax stabilization reserve fund authorization (Bill Sec. 36 of Pt. YYY)

S.2009-c
A.3009-c

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 4/9
Passed Assembly 4/8

Signed 4/10  Ch. 59

Budget Bill -- Includes an increase in the number of Land Bank authorizations to 25 (Pt. DD), and allowance of V. of Spring Valley local option exemptions despite late filing of local laws (Pt. EE)

S.2005-c
A.3005-c

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 4/4
Passed Assembly 4/5

Signed 4/20  Ch. 55

Budget Bill -- Includes revision of the Electric Generating Facilities closure aid program (Pt. QQ), and Indian Point Closure Task Force codification (Pt. RR)

S.2008-c
A.3008-c

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 4/3
Passed Assembly 4/3

Signed 4/20  Ch. 58

Gov’s. Program Bill #15 -- Includes NYC provisions extending the Commercial Expansion, Industrial and Commercial Abatement, and Lower Manhattan Commercial Revitalization programs for another 3 years (see Pt. E, Secs. 19 - 28)

A.40001
 

Rules (Heastie)

Passed Assembly 6/28
Passed Senate 6/29

Signed  6/29  Ch. 61

Other RPT Related Bills:

Bank Codes -- Assessor not required to enter change to tax billing address on roll for mortgage investing institution related changes

S.5400-a
A.2438-a

Larkin
Skoufis

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/20

Vetoed 10/23
Veto Message #157

Exemption -- C. of Jamestown, Residential construction related option to exempt for a period of 11 years (adds RPTL Sec. 485-t)

S.5244-a
A.7116-a

Young
Goodell

Passed Senate  6/12
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  7/25  Ch. 134

Exemption -- 1st Time Homebuyers, extends program to cover homes purchased through Dec. 31, 2022 (amds. RPTL Sec. 457)

S.3530
A.3031

LaValle
Englebright

Passed Senate  2/28
Passed Assembly  6/5

Signed  7/25  Ch. 128

Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings involving NYSHFA, extends RPTL Sec. 421-d and Bonding authority to July 23, 2019 (HFA bill)

S.6414
A.8259

Little
De La Rosa

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed  7/21  Ch. 89

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Bais Torah U’tefillah BTU, T. of Hempstead)

S.5502-a
A.7204-a

Hannon
Ra

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 250

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Bnos Bais Yaakov, Queens, 1997 - 2004)

S.5872
A.7487

Rules
Pheffer Amato

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 258

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Bridge Church, V. of Malverne, T. of Hempstead)

S.5421
A.7179

Kaminsky
Curran

Passed Senate  6/13
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 249

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Brockport Volunteer Ambulance Corps., T. of Sweden, Monroe Co.)

S.5531
A.7215

Ortt
Hawley

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 251

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Center for Rapid Recovery, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.5939-a
A.8374

Hannon
Hooper

Re-Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 260

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Community Mainstreaming Associates, Inc., T. of Oyster Bay)

S.4632
A.6565

Hannon
McKevitt

Passed Senate  6/13
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 242

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Community Mainstreaming Associates, Inc., T. of Huntington)

S.6479-a
A.8315-a

Flanagan
Lupinacci

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 9/13  Ch. 326

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Congregation Anshe Divrei Chaim of Monsey, T. of Ramapo)

S.1775-a
A.7114-a

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  6/15
Passed Assembly  6/13

Signed 8/21  Ch. 189

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Congregation Beth-El Sephardic Center, Queens)

S.2398-b
A.5543-b

Comrie
Weprin

Passed Senate  5/24
Passed Assembly  6/14

Signed 8/21  Ch. 231

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hindu Welfare Assoc. of NY, Inc., T. of Oyster Bay)

S.1296-c
A.6523-d

Marcellino
Montesano

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 8/21  Ch. 185

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Iglesia Evangelica Apostol, T. of Brookhaven)

S.4738
A.6498

Croci
Garbarino

Passed Senate  3/20
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed  7/25  Ch. 132

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (sic)
(Oceanside Fire District, T. of Hempstead)

S.6110-b
A.7773-a

Kaminsky
Curran

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 262

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Satipatthana Meditation Center, V. of New Hyde Park)

S.5830-b
A.3034-b

Phillips
Ra

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 8/21  Ch. 257

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Truth Center Ministries International, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.6101-b
A.8322-b

Phillips
D’Urso

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed 8/21  Ch. 268

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Yeshiva Shareh Torah, Brooklyn, 1992/3 - 2007/8)

S.3223
A.2679

Felder
Hikind

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed  7/25  Ch. 127

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., T. of Brookhaven)

S.6478
A.8029

Flanagan
Englebright

Passed Senate  6/15
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed 8/21  Ch. 265

Exemption -- Srs., excludes certain annuity exchanges from the definition of income (amds. RPTL Sec. 467(3))

S.4732
A.1603

Larkin
Skoufis

Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  5/9

Signed 9/12  Ch. 279

Exemption -- Solar, Wind, etc., adds micro-hydroelectric, fuel cell, micro-combined heat and power systems (amds. RPTL Sec. 487)

S.4069
A.260

Griffo
Paulin

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 10/23  Ch. 336

Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, adds Towns to option for certain reservists who served in Op. Graphic Hand (amds. Ch. 476 of 2016)

S.5411
A.7001

Croci
DenDekker

Passed Senate  5/23
Passed Assembly  5/24

Signed  7/25  Ch. 141

Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, makes DTF and DVA annually inform assessors that later conflicts are covered periods of war 

S.4730
A.4859

Larkin
Barrett

Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  5/2

Signed 9/12  Ch. 286

Exemption -- Vets., Cold War, allows extension beyond 10 years at local option of taxing jurisdictions (amds. RPTL Sec. 458-b)

S.5659-a
A.6510-a

Gallivan
D’Urso

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/12

Signed 9/12  Ch. 290

Exemption -- Vets., Eligible Funds, allows adoption by schools (amds. Subdivisions 1, 5, 6, and 9 of RPTL Sec. 458)

S.1724
A.5135

Carlucci
Cusick

Passed Senate  1/31
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed 10/23  Ch. 376

Lake Ontario and connected waterways assessment relief act -- allows option to reduce assessed values, and includes appropriation (see Part B)

S.6783
A.8013-a

Helming
Morelle

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed  7/10  Ch. 85

Land Banks -- exempts property from certain sewer rent charges and any user charges imposed by NYS or any of its subdivisions

S.4346-a
A.6474-a

Valesky
Magnarelli

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 10/23  Ch. 349

Nassau Co. provisions -- Co. tax increase abatement authorization for Enhanced STAR recipients (Amds. RPTL Sec. 425-a)

S.3142-a
A.2382-b

Phillips
Hooper

Passed Senate  3/21
Passed Assembly  2/6

Signed 5/22  Ch. 27

Nassau and Suffolk Co. provisions -- limits adjustment of Article 18 and Article 19 current base proportions to one percent

S.5958
A.8407

Rules
Lavine

Passed Senate  6/13
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  7/25  Ch. 152

New York City provisions -- Exemption -- Srs., Person w/ Disabilities, increases max. income option to $50K as of 7/1/17 (amds. RPTL Sec. 467 and 459-c)

S.4628-a
A.7463-a

Savino
Kavanagh

Passed Senate  5/17
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed  7/25  Ch. 131

New York City provisions -- Industrial Commercial Abatement Program, allows filing of certain late applications (amds. RPTL Sec. 489-cccccc)

S.6751
A.3766-b

Comrie
Hyndman

Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/23  Ch. 397

New York City provisions -- limits adjustment of current base proportions to zero percent change from prior year

S.6626
A.8323

Golden
Farrell

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed  6/29  Ch. 72

Tax Cap -- excludes BOCES capital expenditures from school district levy limitations (amds. Education Law Sec. 2023-a)

S.4283
A.5965

Murphy
Galef

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/20

Delivered 12/6

Tax Cap -- makes changes with respect to how PILOTs are handled for tax base growth (amds. GML Sec. 3-c and Educ. Law Sec. 2023-a)

S.2122-a
A.1841-a

O’Mara
Morelle

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/20

Delivered 12/6

Tax Collection -- allows schools to collect own taxes without consent of Town if notified by September 1 (amds. Town Law)

S.4723-a
A.2382-b

Carlucci
Jaffee

Re-Passed Senate  6/7
Passed Assembly  6/19

Delivered 12/6

Tax Enforcement -- allows placing a lien for unpaid taxes against fire insurance proceeds for some properties (amds. Sec. 22 of GML)

S.3691-b
A.2784-b

Marchione
McDonald

Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/23  Ch. 342

Tax Enforcement -- C. of Middletown, extends authorization to use delinquent tax liens as collateral for a loan (amds. C. 510 of 2013)

S.6129
A.7851

Bonacic
Gunther

Passed Senate  6/15
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/23  Ch. 391

T. of Clarkstown provisions -- limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportions to one percent

S.6430-a
A.7513-a

Carlucci
Zebrowski

Passed Senate  6/15
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  7/25  Ch. 156

Westchester Co. provisions -- Assessment ceilings for certain mass real property used for energy related purposes, pilot proj. w/ sunset

S.5892
A.7370

Klein
Galef

Passed Senate  6/19
Passed Assembly  6/20

Delivered 12/6

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