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2003 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

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ORPS Departmental /Governor's / Budget Bills:
Budget Bill -- Includes 5217 fee increase, oil & gas fee extender, SCAR fee increase, internet payment option, etc. S.1406-b
A.2106-b
  Budget Bill
 Budget Bill
Veto Overridden 5/15
Veto Overridden 5/15
Vetoed 5/14 (Message #2)
Ch. 62 (Veto Override 5/15)

 

Gov. Prog. Bill #58 -- Allows payment extension to those deployed by the military (Adds RPTL 925-d)(bill sec.41) S.5679
A.9110
  Little
 Rules(Silver)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/1 Ch. 106

 

Gov. Prog. Bill #61 -- Brownfields Cleanup Program (Includes RPT credits, and tax lien foreclosure provisions) S.5702
A.9120
  Marcellino
 Rules(DiNapoli)
Passed Senate 9/16
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 10/7 Ch. 1

 

ORPS #03-5, Requires notice to be sent to taxpayer whenever a partial exemption is removed S.4923
A.7504
Little
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/19 Ch. 386

 

ORPS #03-6, Allows beneficiary of a trust to apply for Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR) S.4926
A.7506
  Little
  Robinson
Passed Senate 6/3
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/19 Ch. 363

 

ORPS #03-13R, Misc. Technical amendments & clarifications to certain provisions enacted in 2002 S.3873
A.7503
  Little
 Boyland
Passed Senate 5/19
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 8/19 Ch. 355

 

Other RPT Related Bills:
Ag. Assessment -- Allows wind power development on farms without conversion penalty liability S.3597
A.6456
  Hoffmann
 Magee
Passed Senate 4/29
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 9/22 Ch. 565

 

Ag. Assessment -- Provides earlier eligibility for newly established farms (w/ sales of $10K in 1st year) S.3599
A.6455-a
  Hoffmann
 Magee
Passed Senate 5/5
Passed Assembly 5/27
Signed 9/9 Ch. 479

 

Ag. Circuit Breaker Program -- Allows Income Avg. in determining income from farming; retroactive S.3612-a
A.8793-a
  Larkin
  Rules (Magee)
Re-Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 9/17 Ch. 527

 

Ag. Districts -- Provides local designation of 30 day period for landowner inclusion proposals (Ch. Amd.) S.2836-a
A.3550-b
  Hoffmann
  Magee
Re-Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 9/17 Ch. 523

 

Assessor Financial Disclosure Statements required to be filed annually (in accordance w/ Art. 18 of GML) S.4046-a
A.3803-a
  Golden
 Stringer
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 9/17 Ch. 548

 

Exemption -- C. of Jamestown, Residential Investment, accelerates to cover '03 (Amds. Ch. 470 of '02) S.911
A.1668
  McGee
 Parment
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/26 Ch. 406

 

Exemption -- Cs. of Lockport + Peekskill, Capital Improvements to certain multiple dwellings (RPTL. 421-h) S.3245-a
A.7148-a
Maziarz
DelMonte
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/9 Ch. 502

 

Exemption -- First Time Homebuyers, amends to use value and income limits at time of sale contract S.919
A.1849
LaValle
Rules(Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 5/27
Signed 9/9 Ch. 496

 

Exemption -- Housing, Grants additional exemptions to limited-profit & limited-dividend projects (DHCR) S.4833-a
A.8028-a
Bonacic
Rules (Lopez)
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/19 Ch. 389

 

Exemption -- Housing, Provides additional 50 years of exemption for certain public housing (DHCR Bill) S.4881
A.8030
Bonacic
Rules (Wright)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/26 Ch. 449

 

Exemption -- Housing, RPTL Sec. 489 Amds., including J-51 Program revisions in NYC S.4829
A.8179
Padavan
Rules (McLaughlin)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 8/26 Ch. 450

 

Exemption -- Non-Profits, Allows exemption to remain if leased to a Municipal Corp. (420-a & 420-b) S.4977
A.8499
Seward
Rules (Magee)
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/17 Ch. 534

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406 (T. of Brookhaven (Amds. Ch.643 of '02)) S.1660
A.3589
  LaValle
 Englebright
Passed Senate 4/14
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 8/5 Ch. 281

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406 (V. of Port Washington, North Hempstead) S.3788-b
A.7315-c
  Balboni
 DiNapoli
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/19 Ch. 354

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406 (V. of Rockville Center, Hempstead) S.2673
A.6494
  Skelos
 Barra
Passed Senate 5/20
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 294

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Salvation & Deliverance Church (Amds. Ch.250 of '99)) S.529
A.1034
  Johnson
 Sweeney
Passed Senate 3/26
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 272

 

Exemption -- 3 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Sephardic Cong. of 5 Towns (Amds. Ch.371 of '02)) S.2843
A.6818
  Skelos
 Weisenberg
Passed Senate 5/1
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 297

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Ascension Evangelical Lutheran Church, Babylon) S.537
A.1039
  Johnson
 Raia
Passed Senate 3/31
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 273

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Bais Yaakov D'Chassidei Gur, Brooklyn) S.5000
A.8464
  Kruger
 Rules (Hikind)
Passed Senate 6/10
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/19 Ch. 365

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Base Medrash Marph Lenefesh Khal Bnai..., Brooklyn) S.3415
A.7339
  Kruger
 Jacobs
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/19 Ch. 352

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Bethlehem Assembly of God, Hempstead) S.2553
A.6323
  Skelos
 Barra
Passed Senate 5/20
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 289

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic), C. of Poughkeepsie) S.1573-a
A.4383-a
  Saland
 Kirwan
Re-Passed Senate 5/27
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 280

 

Exemption -- 2 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Avnei Pinchos, Brooklyn) S.5001
A.8463
Lachman
Rules (Hikind)
Re-Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 326

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Eitz Chayim of Dogwood Pk., Hempstd.) S.259
A.6088
Skelos
Alfano
Passed Senate 1/22
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/5 Ch. 266

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (First Methodist Church, Amityville, Babylon) S.1571-a
A.2413-a
  Fuschillo
 Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 279

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (His Tabernacle Family Church, Inc., Horseheads) S.203
A.340
  Kuhl
 Winner
Passed Senate 1/21
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 265

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Holy Spirit Assn. for Unification of World Christianity) S.5511
A.8935
  Hannon
  Rules (Hooper)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/19 Ch. 374

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Iranian Jewish Ctr./Beth Hadassah Synag., N.Hemp.) S.5375
A.8757
  Balboni
  Rules (DiNapoli)
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/19 Ch. 369

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (L.I. Progressive Baptist Assn., Babylon) S.1053-a
A.1995-a
Fuschillo
Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 317

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Masjid At-Taqwa, Inc., Brooklyn) S.5068-b
A.8548-b
Montgomery
Rules (Robinson)
Re-Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/19 Ch. 365

 

Exemption -- 6 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Ohr Mishe Torah Institute, Inc., Hempstead) S.2661-b
A.6357-b
  Skelos
  Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/5 Ch. 323

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Rockland Korean Presbyterian Church, Clarkstown) S.3080
A.6260
  Morahan
  Gromack
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/19 Ch. 347

 

Exemption -- 2 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Babylon) S.1459
A.2773
  Fuschillo
  Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 277

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Shaarei Tikvah Scarsdale Conservative Cong.) S.4539-a
A.8714-a
 Oppenheimer
 Rules (Paulin)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 330

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Shor Yoshuv, Hempstead) S.2852
A.6808
  Skelos
 Weisenberg
Passed Senate 5/20
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/19 Ch. 345

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island, Hempstead) S.2633
A.6278
  Skelos
  Barra
Passed Senate 5/27
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 292

 

Exemption -- 2 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Oceanside American Legion Post #1246, Hempstead) S.2659
A.6358
  Skelos
  Weisenberg
Passed Senate 4/30
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 293

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 464 (North Lindenhurst Vol. Fire Dept., Babylon) S.5222-b
A.8290-a
  Fuschillo
 Rules (Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/5 Ch. 325

 

Exemption -- 3 Properties, RPTL Sec. 464 (Northport Fire Department, Huntington) S.4976
A.8470
  Flanagan
 Rules (Raia)
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 8/19 Ch. 364

 

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 467 (Gladys Raso, Retroactive to '86-'91) S.767
A.2846
  Marcellino
  Conte
Passed Senate 5/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/19 Ch. 333

 

Exemption -- Persons with Disabilities, Increases Income limit from $21.5K (Optional) S.992-a
A.2439-a
  Trunzo
  Christensen
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 9/9 Ch. 462

 

Exemption -- STaR, Farm Dwellings held by Corporations or Partnerships eligible S.746
A.1410
Kuhl
Magee
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 8/26 Ch. 443

 

Exemption -- Srs., Increases Income Limit, from $21.5K to $24K (Optional) S.5592
A.8930-a
Golden
Rules (Cusick)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/9 Ch. 512

 

Exemption -- SCRIE, Increases Income Limit from $20K to $24K (Optional) S.2696-a
A.6348-a
  Mendez
  Powell
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 8/19 Ch. 382

 

Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members (Amds. Ch. 440 of '02 to exclude Counties in NYC) S.4888
A.8307
Marcellino
Sidikman
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 7/22 Ch. 177

 

Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Columbia Co. only (Optional), up to 10% S.2964
A.7107-a
Saland
Casale
Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/22 Ch. 131

 

Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Niagara Co. only (Optional), up to 10% S.2787
A.5961
  Maziarz
 Wirth
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 7/22 Ch. 168

 

Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Orleans Co. only (Optional), up to 10% S.3341
A.7324
  Maziarz
 Nesbitt
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 7/22 Ch. 133

 

Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Westchester Co. only (Optional), up to 10% S.4141-b
A.6860-b
  Leibell
  Bradley
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 7/22 Ch. 142

 

Local Laws, Rules, etc. -- Localities and Agencies to be notified when constitutionality is challenged S.2768-a
A.6849-a
  McGee
 Gunther
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/5 Ch. 296

 

Nassau County Provisions -- Adds certain vacant lots to Class I (Amds. Article 18, RPTL Sec. 1802) S.493
A.1251
  Skelos
 Weisenberg
Passed Senate 1/28
Passed Assembly 3/5
Signed 3/18 Ch. 12

 

Nassau County Provisions -- Adds residential vacant lots to Class I (Amds. Article 18, RPTL Sec. 1802) S.2975
A.6966
  Skelos
 Weisenberg
Passed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 4/29
Signed 5/28 Ch. 60

 

Nassau County Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions to 2 percent S.3938-a
A.6721-a
  Skelos
 DiNapoli
Passed Senate 4/14
Passed Assembly 4/14
Signed 4/25 Ch. 43

 

Nassau County Provisions -- Provides abatement for certain props. in the East Hills Collection district S.4747-b
A.8946
  Balboni
 Rules(DiNapoli)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Pocket Veto 2/9
Veto # 189

 

New York City Provisions -- certain Multiple Dwellings, amds. the term "new multiple dwelling" (RPTL 421-a) S.3069
A.6954
  Padavan
  McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 8/26 Ch. 447

 

New York City Provisions -- certain Multiple Dwellings, amds. reference to zoning in J-51 prog. (RPTL 489) S.5055
A.8554
  Padavan
  Rules (McLaughlin)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 9/9 Ch. 490

 

New York City Provisions -- Extends Abatement for certain Commercial & Industrial property S.5415
A.8944
  Padavan
  Rules (McLaughlin)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/26 Ch. 440

 

New York City Provisions -- Industrial & Commercial Incentive Program (ICIP), extends authorization 4 yrs. S.5214
A.8931
  Padavan
  Rules (McLaughlin)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 7/1 Ch. 103

 

New York City Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions to 2% (rather than 5%) S.5607
A.9000
  Padavan
  Rules (McLaughlin)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/19 Ch. 400

 

Planned Unit Development Districts -- Authorizes Cities, Towns, and Villages to establish (LCRR Bill) S.2805-a
A.6676-a
  Mcgee
 Aubertine
Passed Senate 5/12
Passed Assembly 6/9
Signed 7/29 Ch. 213

 

Recreational Vehicles of less than 400 Sq. Ft., not to be considered as real property (amds. RPTL 102) S.5503-a
A.8967
  Maziarz
  DelMonte
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 9/17 Ch. 539

 

Suffolk Co. Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions to 2% pursuant to Art. 19 (T. of Islip) S.5323-a
A.9006
  Trunzo
  Rules (Levy)
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/22 Ch. 150

 

Tax Certiorari -- Extends authorization for Financing of certain RPT refunds for 5 years (to 6/15/2008) S.3818
A.5258
  Little
 Sweeney
Passed Senate 5/1
Passed Assembly 5/19
Signed 6/24 Ch. 83

 

Tax Enforcement -- Dutchess Co., Requires waiver of interest and penalties on certain parcels ('02/'03 only) S.4045
A.5514-a
  Saland
 Miller
Passed Senate 5/20
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 9/22 Ch. 567

 

Tax Enforcement -- Improves tax lien sale procedures (NYMBBA Departmental Bill) S.5071-a
A.7516-a
  Leibell
 Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/22 Ch. 149

 

Tax Enforcement -- Schenectady Co., Authorizes Interest Rate of 15% on Delinquent Taxes S.1562
A.4200
  Rules
 Rules
Passed Senate 3/25
Passed Assembly 3/26
Signed 4/8 Ch. 26

 

Tax Enforcement -- Villages, Extends ability to enforce under old Law through 2006 S.4161
A.6325
  Saland
 Miller
Passed Senate 6/10
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 8/26 Ch. 431

 

T. of Newfane -- Allows Newfane Water District to change to a spec. benefit assessment (from SAVL) S.2627-a
A.6218-a
  Maziarz
 DelMonte
Re-Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/26 Ch. 414

 

T. of Thompson -- Authorizes contracts with Indian Tribes as out of district sewer users; authorizes fees S.1520-a
A.2354-d
  Bonacic
  Gunther
Re-Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 2/6/04 Ch. 2

 

T. of Tonawanda -- Art. 19, Allows PILOTs from former Non-Home. prop. to be credited to NH class S.2046
A.4344
  Rath
 Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 8/26 Ch. 445

 

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