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2013 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

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(Count = 71)

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DTF-ORPTS Departmental / Governor's Program / Budget Bills:

Budget Bill -- Includes Public Lands Law Sec. 19-a Albany PILOT spin-up (Part T) and extension of Nassau Co. assessment appeal related provisions through June 30, 2014 (Part Z)

S.2605-d
A.3005-d

Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Passed Senate  3/24
Passed Assembly  3/28

Signed  3/28  Ch. 55

Budget Bill -- Includes STAR re-registration and anti-fraud program provisions (See Part J)

S.2607-d
A.3007-d

Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Passed Senate  3/27
Passed Assembly  3/28

Signed  3/29  Ch. 57

Gov's. Program Bill #20 -- Relates to powers and duties of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the Dept. of Public Service

S.5844
A.8073

Rules
Sweeney
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  7/29  Ch. 173

Gov's. Program Bill #21 -- Establishes Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments, to assist fiscally distressed municipalities

S.5865
A.8086

Martins
Farrell
Passed Senate  6/21
Re-Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed  6/24  Ch. 67

Gov's. Program Bill #32 -- START-UP NY program, includes amds. to non-profit exemption property use provisions for certain eligible property

S.5903
A.8113

Libous
Silver
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed  6/24  Ch. 68

Other RPT Related Bills:

Ag. Assessment -- Limits the amount of annual ag. assessment value change to two percent (down from the current ten percent limit)

S.1952
A.165

Ritchie
Magee
Passed Senate  5/30
Passed Assembly  6/18

Signed  10/21  Ch. 385

Assessment Ceilings for certain utility mass real property, used for telecommunication purposes, to be done by ORPTS

S.2644
A.5503

Little
Galef
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  11/13  Ch. 475

Exemption -- Ag. Structures, manure storage and handling facilities include electrical generation from anaerobic digesters (RPTL Secs. 483-a and 487)

S.4770-a
A.7982

Gallivan
Magee
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed  7/31  Ch. 272

Exemption -- C. of Syracuse, New Residential property w/ LEED or certain total rehabs. (replaces RPTL Sec. 485-m with 485-o)

S.4022
A.5743

Valesky
Magnarelli
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  5/30

Signed 10/23 Ch. 441

Exemption -- Green Buildings, allows local option for setting a maximum exemption value (amds. C.188 of 2012)

S.2034
A.2080

LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate  3/5
Passed Assembly  1/29

Signed  3/15  Ch. 14

Exemption -- Housing, amds. exemption formula for certain redevelopment companies (amds. C. 415 of the Laws of 2012)

S.3843-a
A.5900-a

Young
Wright
Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed 11/13 Ch. 478 

Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings involving NYSHFA, extends RPTL Sec. 421-d and Bonding authority to July 23, 2015 (NYSHFA bill)

S.4400
A.7137

Young
Wright
Passed Senate  5/20
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed  7/12  Ch. 152

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406 (T. of Ramapo, Rockland Co.)

S.4633
A.4176

Carlucci
Rabbitt
Passed Senate  5/21
Passed Assembly  5/30

Signed 11/13 Ch. 506 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406 (V. of Roslyn, Nassau County)

S.5255
A.7707

Martins
Lavine
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/21 Ch. 405 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410 (Eastport Fire District, T. of Brookhaven)

S.5766
A.7977

LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed 10/21 Ch. 418 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410 (Franklin Square and Munson Fire District, T. of Hempstead)

S.5024-c
A.7207-d

Martins
Ra
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/23 Ch. 447 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410 (Westbury Water District, Nassau County)

S.4867
A.7111

Martins
Lavine
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 10/21 Ch. 403 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410-a (Locust Valley Water District, T. of Oyster Bay)

S.5182-a
A.3086-a

Marcellino
Lavine
Re-Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 10/21 Ch. 404 

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

S.3787-a
A.5056-b

Flanagan
Englebright
Passed Senate  5/8
Passed Assembly  5/29

Signed 10/21 Ch. 394 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Beth Mikroh, Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.5590
A.7577

Carlucci
Rabbitt
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/21 Ch. 413 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Chasidei Bobov of Monsey, T. of Ramapo)

S.4973
A.5677

Carlucci
Jaffee
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  5/30

Signed 10/23 Ch. 439 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Chevra Shas Keren Yeshua, Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.5589-a
A.7677

Carlucci
Jaffee
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed 10/21 Ch. 412 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Foundation for Sephardic Studies, Inc., C. of New York)

S.5050
A.7153

Golden
Cymbrowitz
Passed Senate  5/8
Passed Assembly  5/7

Signed  5/22  Ch. 37

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, T. of Islip)

S.2598-a
A.6453

Zeldin
Ramos
Passed Senate  4/24
Passed Assembly  6/11

Signed 10/21 Ch. 390 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Brookhaven)

S.4092
A.7437

Zeldin
Graf
Passed Senate  4/24
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 11/13 Ch. 499 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Head Start of Rockland, Inc., T. of Haverstraw)

S.5642
A.6648

Larkin
Zebrowski
Passed Senate  6/13
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 10/23 Ch. 442 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (High Mountain Crystal Lake Zen Community, T. of Ramapo)

S.4974
A.5676

Carlucci
Jaffee
Passed Senate  6/12
Passed Assembly  6/11

Signed 10/23 Ch. 438 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc., Nassau County)

S.5812
A.5676

Rules
Solages
Passed Senate  6/20 Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/23 Ch. 457 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society, T. of Brookhaven)

S.4132-b
A.6120-b

Zeldin
Graf
Re-Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/18

Signed 10/21 Ch. 398 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Living Water for Women, Inc., C. of Glen Cove, Nassau Co.)

S.4975
A.7035

Marcellino
Lavine
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 10/23 Ch. 446 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center, T. of Greenburgh)

S.5276-a
A.7502-a

Stewart-Cousins
Pretlow
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed  9/27  Ch. 374

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (New York 811, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.5639
A.7926

Zeldin
Garbarino
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 11/13 Ch. 513 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Nicholas Center for Autism LTD, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.4192
A.6090

Martins
Schimel
Passed Senate  4/24
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 11/13 Ch. 501 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Pelham Jewish Center, T. of Pelham (amds. C.174 of 2012))

S.3070
A.1876

Klein
Paulin
Passed Senate  4/24
Passed Assembly  5/29

Signed 10/21 Ch. 392 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Rocky Point Historical Society, T. of Brookhaven)

S.5267
A.7396

LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed 10/23 Ch. 450 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Roslyn Sefardic Center Corp., V. of East Hills, Co. purposes, '12-'13)

S.4211
A.6062

Martins
Schimel
Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 11/13 Ch. 502 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Roslyn Sefardic Center Corp., V. of East Hills, Co. purposes, '10-'12)

S.4212
A.6061

Martins
Schimel
Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 11/13 Ch. 503 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, T. of Ramapo)

S.5006
A.5678

Carlucci
Jaffee
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/5

Signed 10/23 Ch. 440 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc., C. of Buffalo)

S.2871
A.7990

Kennedy
Ryan
Passed Senate  4/24
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  9/27  Ch. 363

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Talmad Torah Ohr Yochanan, T. of Ramapo)

S.5658
A.7750

Carlucci
Jaffee
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/19

Vetoed 1/10/14                  Veto Message #286 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Temple Israel, V. of Lawrence, T. of Hempstead)

S.4295-a
A.6373-a

Skelos
Weisenberg
Re-Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  6/19

Signed 10/21 Ch. 399 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.2925-b
A.6129-b

Zeldin
Ramos
Re-Passed Senate  6/3
Passed Assembly  6/11

Signed 10/21 Ch. 391 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462 (St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, T. of Islip)

S.5367
A.7946

Zeldin
Garbarino
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 10/21 Ch. 410 

Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, allows school districts to grant exemption benefits (amds. RPTL Sec. 458-a)

S.1199
A.565

Carlucci
Cusick
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/13

Signed  12/18  Ch. 518

Exemption -- Veterans Organizations, authorizes rental of portions of property to non-exempt users by local option (amds. RPTL Sec. 452)

S.936
A.2283

Martins
Lavine
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed  7/31  Ch. 243

Authorizes issuance of "Cold War Certificate" by Adjutant General of NY to certain vets. (amds. Mil. Law Sec. 247; similar to Veto #20 of 2008)

S.2574
A.5890

Ball
Ortiz
Passed Senate  6/12
Passed Assembly  4/23

Signed 11/13 Ch. 477 

Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) -- allows retail related projects in certain State declared disaster emergencies

S.5776
A.8025

Martins
Weisenberg
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/21

Vetoed  9/27                       Veto Message #222

Land Banks -- expands circumstances in which land banks can tender bids to acquire properties (amds. C. 257 of the Laws of 2011)

S.5167-a
A.7245-a

Grisanti
Ryan
Re-Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed  9/27  Ch. 372

Nanuet School District -- allows the aggregate non-homestead class tax share to exceed the limit set in RPTL Sec. 1903-a(4)(c)(ii)

S.4872
A.6984

Carlucci
Zebrowski
Passed Senate  5/30
Passed Assembly  6/12

Signed 12/18 Ch. 539 

Nassau County provisions -- Limits adjustment of Article 18 Current Base Proportions to one percent on 2013 rolls

S.3661-a
A.4749-a

Martins
Weisenberg
Passed Senate  5/20
Passed Assembly  5/30

Signed  6/30  Ch. 84

Nassau County provisions -- Long Beach, Glen Cove, and approved assessing unit villages, allows one percent limit on Art. 19 CBP adjustments on '13 rolls

S.3708
A.4839

Martins
Weisenberg
Passed Senate  5/20
Passed Assembly  5/20

Signed  6/30  Ch. 85 

New York City provisions -- amends Class II abatement program to qualify certain trusts for benefits (amds. RPTL Secs. 467-a)

S.4600
A.6658

Golden
Wright
Passed Senate  5/23
Passed Assembly  4/16

Signed  7/3  Ch. 97

New York City provisions -- "Green Roof" Tax Abatement, expands and extends provisions of RPTL Secs. 499-aaa through 499-ccc)

S.4802
A.7058

Lanza
Rosa
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  5/29

Signed 12/18 Ch. 524 

New York City provisions -- Limits the change in current base proportions to 1% for fiscal year 2014

S.5737
A.7827

Golden
Farrell
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed  7/12  Ch. 134

New York City provisions -- misc, Lower Manhattan related amds./ extenders (RPTL Secs. 499-a (Pt. B), 489-dddddd (Pt.C), and 499-aa (Pt.G))

S.5797
A.7806-a

Golden
Silver
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/20

Vetoed  7/3                          Veto Message #203

New York City provisions -- omnibus Housing related revisions, extensions, and Class II abatements (amds. RPTL Secs. 421-a, 467-a and 489)

S.2320
A.3354

Golden
Wright
Passed Senate  1/23
Passed Assembly  1/28

Signed  1/30  Ch. 4

New York City provisions -- notice of method of assessment required to be included with assessment disclosure (amds. RPTL Sec. 511)

S.5772
A.7314-a

Klein
Quart
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Vetoed 11/13                      Veto Message #243 

New York City provisions -- requires assessment rolls to be published and searchable on the NYC Dept. of Finance website

S.5771
A.7327-a

Klein
Quart
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/20

Vetoed 11/13                      Veto Message #244 

New York City provisions -- Rebates for certain storm damaged properties (adds RPTL Secs. 467-g)

S.3702-b
A.7995

Lanza
Silver
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 7/31 Ch. 250 

NY Government Reorganization & Citizen Empowerment Act amds. -- clarifies eligibility of coterminous municipalities (amds. C. 435 of 2012)

S.2787
A.2051

Bonacic
Cahill
Passed Senate  5/1
Passed Assembly  1/29

Signed 5/22 Ch. 30

NYSAA bill -- Restores process for appeals to DTF Commissioner relating to local disciplinary actions against assessors (adds RPTL Sec. 324)

S.877
A.4070

Bonacic
Galef
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/17

Vetoed 9/27                         Veto Message #212

Suffolk Co. provisions -- T. of Islip, Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 to one percent on 2013-2014 rolls

S.5027
A.7574

Zeldin
Ramos
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/17

Signed 7/31 Ch. 281 

Superstorm Sandy Assessment Relief Act -- authorizes retroactive assessment reduction for certain catastrophically impacted properties

S.5849
A.8075

Boyle
Sweeney
Passed Senate  6/21
Passed Assembly  6/21

Signed 10/22  Ch. 424  

Tax Appeals -- Extends authorization for financing of certain RPT related refunds for another 5 years (to 6/15/2018)

S.4972
A.7099

Martins
Magnarelli
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  5/30

Signed  6/30  Ch. 77 

Tax Enforcement -- Temorarily extends maximum term of delinquent tax installment payment agreements to 36 months

S.5588
A.1324

Carlucci
Zebrowski
Passed Senate  6/18
Passed Assembly  5/21

Signed 10/23 Ch. 429 

Tax Enforcement -- C. of Middletown, authorized to enter into a contract to use delinquent tax liens as collateral for a loan

S.5022
A.6731

Bonacic
Gunther
Passed Senate  6/5
Passed Assembly  6/18

Signed 11/13 Ch. 510 

Tax Enforcement -- C. of Schenectady, restores exempt status to certain non-profit properties that had liens sold to a 3rd party

S.5641
A.7499

Farley
Steck
Passed Senate  6/17
Passed Assembly  6/18

Signed 10/21 Ch. 415 

Tax State Property -- expands Central Pine Barrens Area and Core Preservation Area to include Carmans River Watershed

S.5727
A.7905

LaValle
Sweeney
Passed Senate  6/20
Passed Assembly  6/18

Signed 7/31 Ch. 240 

T. of Hempstead -- extends PILOTs from the Town to the school and fire district for certain Lido Beach land for 5 yrs. to 6/30/2018

S.3480
A.4673

Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate  5/8
Passed Assembly  5/29

Signed  6/19  Ch. 65

T. of Sennett -- Authorizes granting a taxpayer assistance payment of up to $100 to all eligible households

S.5119
A.7359

DeFrancisco
Oaks
Passed Senate  6/13
Passed Assembly  6/20

Signed 7/31 Ch. 285 

T. of Southampton, allows diminishment of Sagaponack Beach erosion control district for certain parcels with conservation easements

S.2188-a
A.2371-a

LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate  6/11
Passed Assembly  6/11

Signed  9/27  Ch. 346

 

Updated: January 13, 2014