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2005 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

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ORPS Departmental /Governor's Program/ Budget Bills:
Budget Bill -- Includes Empire Zone amendments, definition of eligible RPTs (see Part W, pp. 47-48) S.4271
A.7298
Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Passed Senate 4/12
Passed Assembly 4/12
Signed 4/13 Ch. 63
Budget/Gov's. Bill -- Includes Empire Zone amds. to Ch. 63 of '05 (see Sec. 41, pp. 26-27) S.5928
A.9009
Rules
Rules
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 7/3 Ch. 161
Gov's Program Bill #82 -- Includes RPTL 421-g acceleration, re: certain multiple dwellings in NYC S.5930
A.9010
Rules
Rules (Silver)
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 8/30 Ch. 2
ORPS #1R-05 Coordinated Assessment Program Incentive -- Adds $5/pcl. for new CAPs on '06-'08 rolls S.5256
A.7872
Little
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/6
Signed 7/12 Ch. 216
ORPS #2-05 Special Franchise Assessment Procedure revision, State to provide full values S.5294
A.7869
Little
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 10/18 Ch. 743
ORPS #4-05 -- STaR Income Verification Program Postcard Notification revisions S.5292
A.7871
Little
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/6
Signed 10/18 Ch. 742
ORPS #6R-05 Small Claims Assessment Review Program update, Increases ceiling for unrestricted relief S.5293
A.7870
Little
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/6
Signed 7/12 Ch. 215
Other RPT Related Bills:
Ag. Assessment -- Adds Alpacas and Llamas to the definition of qualifying livestock (Amds. AML Sec. 301) S.3702
A.6061
Young
Magee
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 3/29
Signed 7/12 Ch. 200
Ag. Assessment -- Allows early eligibility for certain Commercial Horse Boarding operations S.5536
A.8101
Young
Magee
Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 8/23 Ch. 587
Ag. Assessment -- Includes Timber Processing in the definition of "farm operation" S.4814-a
A.7494-a
Winner
Magee
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 8/23 Ch. 573
Ag. Circuit Breaker Program -- Allows Eligibility where agreement for eventual intra-family transfer exists S.5377
A.395
Winner
Gunther, A.
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 10/11 Ch. 728
Ag. Circuit Breaker Program -- Income from comm. horse boarding to be Fed. Gross income from farming S.5506
A.6877
Young
Magee
Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 8/30 Ch. 632
Ag. Buildings, Includes certain indoor exercise arenas for horses (consistent w/ Op. #9-57) S.3535-a
A.5448-a
Young
Magee
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 9/16 Ch. 667
Exemption -- C. of (Albany?), Conversion of Multiple Dwelling to owner occupied residence (RPTL 421-i) S.1594
A.3001
Breslin
McEneny
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 8/2 Ch. 397
Exemption -- First Time Homebuyers, extends program another 5 years, to apply to construction through 2010 S.3020
A.5766
LaValle
Sweeney
Passed Senate 5/2
Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 9/16 Ch. 657
Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings involving NYSHFA, Extends RPTL 421-d to June 30, 2007 (NYSHFA) S.5175-a
A.8283-a
Bonacic
Bing
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 6/30 Ch. 124
Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings, Amds. RPTL Sec. 489 to allow eligibility for certain Mitchell-Lama property S.5259
A.7728
Padavan
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 7/19 Ch. 275
Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings, Amds. RPTL Sec. 489 to allow eligibility for certain Mitchell-Lama property S.5359
A.8120
Padavan
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/19 Ch. 279
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 406 (Village of East Rockaway, Nassau Co.) S.4644-a
A.7549-a
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 417
Exemption -- 8 Properties, RPTL Sect. 406 (Village of Village of Floral Park, Nassau Co.) S.2579-a
A.6038-a
Balboni
Alfano
Re-Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 358
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 408 (Manhasset Union Free School District, N. Hempstead) S.4498
A.7367
Balboni
DiNapoli
Passed Senate 5/24
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 373
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 408 (New Hyde Pk-Garden City Pk UFSD, N. Hempstead) S.3095-a
A.6405-a
Balboni
DiNapoli
Re-Passed Senate 5/9
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 363
Exemption -- 2 Properties, RPTL Sect. 410 (Great Neck Park District, Nassau Co.) S.2967-a
A.6404-a
Balboni
DiNapoli
Passed Senate 5/23
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 362
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 410 (Hewlett Bay Fire District, Hempstead) S.3898-b
A.7051-b
Skelos
Weisenberg
Re-Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 10/4 Ch. 694
Exemption -- 2 Properties, RPTL Sec. 410 (North Bellemore Fire District, Hempstead) S.5008-a
A.8269-a
Fuschillo
McDonough
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 8/9 Ch. 461
Exemption -- 7 Properties, RPTL Sect. 420-a (Bethel Christian Church, Hempstead) S.4087-a
A.7857-a
Fuschillo
Saladino
Passed Senate 5/23
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/2 Ch. 370
Exemption -- 5 Properties, RPTL Sect. 420-a (Evangelica Lutheran Emanuel Church of Patchogue) S.5097-a
A.7634-a
Trunzo
Eddington
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 10/18 Ch. 739
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Goldsmith D. & Mary B. Johnes Home, T. Newburgh) S.3838
A.6628-a
Larkin
Kirwan
Passed Senate 5/10
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 10/11 Ch. 717
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Gospel Tabernacle Church, Islip) S.3648
A.8342
Trunzo
Ramos
Passed Senate 5/11
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/16 Ch. 670
Exemption -- 5 Properties, RPTL Sect. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, Inc., Islip) S.3572
A.6837
Trunzo
Sweeney
Passed Senate 5/10
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 10/4 Ch. 691
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 420-a (Independent Group Home Living Prog., Brookhaven) S.5162-b
A.7467-b
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/19 Ch. 273
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sect. 420-a (Independent Group Home Living Prog., Brookhaven) S.5163
A.7468
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/9 Ch. 454
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Independent Group Home Living Prog., Brookhaven) S.5164-b
A.7469-b
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/9 Ch. 455
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Kehilat Chovevel Tzion Congregation, New Rochelle) S.4315
A.7211
Oppenheimer
Paulin
Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 7/19 Ch. 270
Exemption -- 4 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Korean Joong Bu Presbyterian Church, N. Hempstead) S.3965
A.4196
Balboni
DiNapoli
Passed Senate 5/10
Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 6/14 Ch. 99
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Merrick Jewish Centre, Hempstead) S.3223
A.6833
Fuschillo
McDonough
Passed Senate 3/30
Passed Assembly 6/15
Signed 8/2 Ch. 364
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Muslim American Society, Brooklyn) S.3543
A.6601
Golden
Abbate
Passed Senate 5/9
Passed Assembly 6/6
Signed 8/16 Ch. 500
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a, Ch. Amd. (Shiloh Baptist Church, Amds. Ch. 564 of '04) S.4556-a
A.7450-a
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/19 Ch. 271
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Touro College, Islip) S.3573
A.8674
Trunzo
Ramos
Passed Senate 5/11
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 9/16 Ch. 668
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Young Israel of Hewlett, Hempstead) S.4517-a
A.7451-a
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/19 Ch. 272
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Assn., Huntington) S.5353-a
A.8229-a
Marcellino
Raia
Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 10/18 Ch. 745
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Middle Island Caring for Kids, Brookhaven) S.5002-a
A.8248-a
LaValle
Acampora
Passed Senate 5/9
Passed Assembly 6/16
Signed 10/11 Ch. 721
Exemption -- Persons with Disabilities and Srs., Amds. Chs. 753 of '04 and 199 of '01 re: school age child option S.2186
A.2927-a
Flanagan
Cahill
Passed Senate 4/5
Passed Assembly 5/16
Signed 5/31 Ch. 72
Exemption -- SCRIE, Adds Persons with Disabilities as Eligible Heads of Household S.5891
A.1092-a
Golden
Stringer
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 7/12 Ch. 188
Exemption -- SCRIE, Increases income limit from $24K to $29K by $1K increments 2005 through 2009 S.6590-b
A.5465-a
Wright
Golden
Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/12 Ch. 205
Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, Allows higher sets of dollar amount caps; requires tax bills to show FV exempt S.5740
A.4742-a
Nozzolio
Towns
Passed Senate 6/22
Re-Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/19 Ch. 256
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members, allows unremarried surviving spouse w/ line of duty death S.3570
A.4973
Trunzo
Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 5/10
Signed 7/26 Ch. 324
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Nassau Co., extends option to School Districts S.2367
A.5745
Marcellino
DiNapoli
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 5/10
Signed 7/19 Ch. 261
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Jefferson & St. Lawrence Cos. (option), $3K limit S.2529-a
A.7114-a
Wright
Aubertine
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 5/10
Signed 7/12 Ch. 208
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Montgomery Co. (Option), 10% exemption w/o limit S.290-a
A.329-a
Farley
Tonko
Passed Senate 6/9
Re-Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 7/19 Ch. 244
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Onondaga Co. only (Option), $3K limit S.5380-b
A.8137-a
DeFrancisco
Christensen
Passed Senate 6/22
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 8/2 Ch. 419
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Orange Co. only (option), up to 10% ex. w/ $3K limit S.3350
A.2039
Morahan
Calhoun
Passed Senate 5/9
Passed Assembly 5/10
Signed 5/31 Ch. 74
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Saratoga Co. only (Option), $3K limit S.5669-a
A.8909
Bruno
Rules (McDonald)
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 10/4 Ch. 712
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Sullivan Co. only (option), up to 10% ex. w/ $3K limit S.5126
A.1683
Bonacic
Gunther
Passed Senate 6/1
Passed Assembly 4/18
Signed 7/12 Ch. 189
Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2005 -- Authorizes flood damaged property AV adjustment (14 named Cos.) S.5218-a
A.7625-a
Bonacic
Cahill
Passed Senate 5/18
Passed Assembly 5/11
Signed 5/23 Ch. 42
Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2005 -- Amds Ch. 42, extends to 7 other Counties & adds COE procedure S.5592
A.8707
Bonacic
Rules (Cahill)
Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 6/30 Ch. 132
North Country Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2005 -- Authorizes flood damage adjustments (2 Counties) S.5791
A.8945
Little
Rules (Sayward)
Passed Senate 6/22
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 7/13 Ch. 222
FOIL related amendments -- Requires response within a certain period of time S.3460
A.6714
Spano
Destito
Passed Senate 4/12
Passed Assembly 4/4
Signed 5/3 Ch. 22
Approval Memo #1
Fulton County Provisions -- Allows for refiling of Tentative Rolls until July 31, 2005 at local option S.5720-a
A.8848-a
Farley
Rules (Butler)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 7/12 Ch. 177
Approval Memo #2
Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs), Extends IDA provisions from July 1, 2005 to July 1, 2006 No same as
A.8963

Rules (Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 6/30 Ch. 159
Nassau Co. Provisions -- Limits Adjustment of Current Base Proportions to 2 percent S.3006
A.6194
Skelos
DiNapoli
Passed Senate 3/16
Passed Assembly 4/4
Signed 4/19 Ch. 17
Nassau Co. Provisions -- Long Beach, Glen Cove, and Lk. Success, Limits adjustment of Art. 19 shares S.3005
A.6444
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 3/16
Passed Assembly 4/11
Signed 4/26 Ch. 20
Nassau & Suffolk Provisions -- Allows more time for segment eq. rate application in certain school districts S.5860
A.8530
Rules
Rules (Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/5 Ch. 432
New York City Provisions -- Extends Abatement for certain Commercial and Industrial property S.5358
A.8356
Padavan
McLaughlin
Passed Senate 6/22
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 10/11 Ch. 727
New York City Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions to 2% (rather than 5%) S.5750
A.8896
Padavan
Rules (Farrell)
Passed Senate 6/22
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 7/12 Ch. 178
New York City Provisions -- Limits increase in assessment on certain class II properties S.5620
A.8723
Padavan
Rules (Wright)
Passed Senate 6/21
RPassed Assembly 6/21
Signed 10/4 Ch. 711
New York City Provisions -- RPTL 421-a, Requires an Affordable Housing component in Part of Brooklyn S.3977-a
A.6878-a
Golden
Lopez
Passed Senate 6/6
Re-Passed Assembly 5/31
Signed 6/21 Ch. 110
New York City Provisions -- Requires Assessor Training and Certification w/ State Reimbursement S.2429
A.630
Golden
Stringer
Passed Senate 5/24
Passed Assembly 5/2
Signed 6/30 Ch. 139
Oneida Indian Nation RPT Depository Fund, Creates a means of handling potential payments S.5825
A.8990
Meir
Destito
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/16 Ch. 521
Subsidized Housing -- Requires use of actual rents and prohibits consideration of subsidies (RPTL 581-a) S.1999-b
A.4375-a
Skelos
Canestrari
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 10/11 Ch. 714
Suffolk Co. Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 (Islip), w/retro. phase-in S.4138
A.8330
Trunzo
Fields
Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 10/4 Ch. 697
Tax Collection -- Authorizes waivers of interest and/or penalties on certain Brownfield properties (RPTL 924-b) S.3044-a
A.3109-a
Johnson
Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 7/12 Ch. 221
Tax Collection -- Authorizes waivers of interest and/or penalties on certain Brownfield properties (Ch. Amd.) S.5845
A.8910
Johnson
Rules (Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 7/12 Ch. 219
Tax Enforcement -- Allows a successive notice of pendency to be files (Amds. CPLR & RPAPL, '04 veto) S.5584
A.8762
Volker
Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/2 Ch. 387
T. of Burke -- Vets. Exemption, Makes RPTL 458(5) applicable to 2006 and subsequent tax rolls S.3842
A.7848
Little
Ortloff
Passed Senate 5/18
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 10/4 Ch. 693
T. of Champlain -- Authorizes issuance of new tax bills to cover an omission in Sewer & Water benefit area #1 S.4014-a
A.7847-a
Little
Ortloff
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 10/4 Ch. 695
Ts. of Haverstraw and Stony Pt. -- Authorizes PILOTs on Electrical Generating Facilities, with 8 year exemption S.3675
A.6795
Morahan
Zebrowski
Passed Senate 5/25
Passed Assembly 6/6
Signed 7/6 Ch. 163
Ts. of Haverstraw and Stony Pt. -- Allows 30 yr. period of probable usefulness for bonding of certain tax refunds S.5743
A.8822
Morahan
(Rules)Zebrowski
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 10/11 Ch. 733
Town of Hempstead -- Extends PILOTs by Town relating to Lido Beach -- Point Lookout Parkland S.3982
A.7090
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/8
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 6/30 Ch. 120
Nassau Co., Extends PILOTs by County relating to Lido Beach -- Point Lookout Parkland S.5425
A.8175
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/22
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 6/30 Ch. 130
T. Southampton -- Requires immediate use of 2004 reassessment roll data in school aid determinations S.3322-a
A.6069-a
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/2 Ch. 401
T. of Yorktown, Open Space & Conservation District, Allows Levy of Flat Fee per lot S.4967
A.8212
Leibell
Stephens
Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 10/4 Ch. 704
V. of Granville, Vets. Exemption -- Makes RPTL 458(5) adoption applicable to the 2005 roll (instead of 2006) S.1615
A.5152
Little
McDonald
Passed Senate 3/9
Passed Assembly 3/29
Signed 4/12 Ch. 13

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