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2007 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

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Action of
Governor
ORPS Departmental /Governor's Program/ Budget Bills:
Budget Bill -- Includes new Middle Class STaR Rebate Program (see Part D-1, pp. 108 - 119 of bill) S.2107-c
A.4307-c
Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Repassed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 4/1
Signed 4/9 Ch. 57
Budget Bill -- Includes local aid program for the Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2007 (see pp. 314 - 315 of bill) S.2100-d
A.4300-d
Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Repassed Senate 3/31
Passed Assembly 3/31
Signed 4/9 Ch. 50
Budget Bill -- Includes Flood Aid program Ch. Amd., Makes School Districts eligible (see pp. 750 - 751 of bill) S.2103-d
A.4303-d
Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Repassed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 4/31
Signed 4/9 Ch. 53
ORPS #7-07 -- Misc. Technical and Clarifying amendments to the Real Property Tax Law S.5733
A.7646
Little
Galef
Passed Senate 5/31
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 7/18 Ch. 348
Other RPT Related Bills:
Ag. Assessment -- Allows late applications in more circumstances, like natural disasters, fires, etc. S.1046-a
A.6090-a
Larkin
Magee
Repassed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 514
Ag. Assessment -- Limits change in base soil value from the prior year to no more than 10 percent S.3253-a
A.6866
Griffo
Magee
Passed Senate 4/16
Passed Assembly 5/15
Signed 6/4 Ch. 68
Assessment Disclosure, Allows earlier mailing of notice of increase (amds. RPTL Sec. 510, was ORPS #1R-06) S.2682
A.4186
Little
Galef
Passed Senate 4/17
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 7/3 Ch. 178
Exemption -- Ag. Bldgs., Includes buildings used to produce honey/beeswax (amds. RPTL Sec. 483) S.4454-a
A.6524-a
Young
Magee
Repassed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 540
Exemption -- Greater Amsterdam School District, Residential Improvements (adds RPTL Sec. 485-L) S.4799-a
A.7655-a
Farley
Tonko
Repassed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 6/14
Signed 8/1 Ch. 464
Approval Memo. #19
Exemption -- C. of Auburn, Conversion of Multiple Dwelling to owner occupied residence (RPTL 421-k) S.329
A.6398
Nozzolio
Finch
Repassed Senate 3/5
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/1 Ch. 421
Approval Memo. #19
Exemption -- T. of Amherst, Residential Improvements, w/ 5 yr. phase-out of exemption (adds RPTL Sec. 485-L) S.5286-a
A.7808-a
Rath
Hayes
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/1 Ch. 404
Approval Memo. #16
Exemption -- Multiple Dwellings involving NYSHFA, extends RPTL 421-d to June 30, 2009 (NYSHFA bill) S.3970-a
A.8798
Bonacic
Kavanagh
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 6/29 Ch. 85
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 414 & PHL Sec. 55 (T. of Hempstead, in Hamlet of Elmont) S.6019
A.8865
Skelos
Alfano
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 8/1 Ch. 492
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Christian City Church of NY, Inc. T. of Huntington S.4374
A.7360
Marcellino
Conte
Passed Senate 5/16
Passed Assembly 6/14
Signed 8/28 Ch. 650
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Congregation Ribnitz, Inc., T. of Ramapo) S.1469
A.7936
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 599
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Found., T. of Huntington S.5158
A.7741
Flanagan
Raia
Passed Senate 5/29
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/18 Ch. 338
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Babylon) S.3541-a
A.6094-a
Fuschillo
Sweeney
Repassed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/11
8/28 Signed Ch. 643
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Brookhaven) S.3260
A.6486
Trunzo
Thiele
Passed Senate 5/14
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 8/28 Ch. 640
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Brookhaven) S.3585-a
A.6258-a
LaValle
Englebright
Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/28 Ch. 646
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Brookhaven) S.4734
A.7587
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 5/16
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/28 Ch. 656
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, T. of Islip) S.3262
A.7064
Trunzo
Ramos
Passed Senate 5/14
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/28 Ch. 641
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Nassau Suffolk Services for Autistic, T. of Huntington) S.5524
A.7818
Flanagan
Raia
Passed Senate 5/30
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/28 Ch. 667
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (New Generation Church, Inc., V. of Hempstead) S.5123
A.4911
Hannon
Hooper
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/5
Signed 8/15 Ch. 581
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Shinnecock-Sewanka Society, Inc., T. of Brookhaven) S.3754-a
A.6582-a
Trunzo
Eddington
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 588
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Sisters of St. Joseph, T. of Brookhaven) S.6086
A.8877
Trunzo
Eddington
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/28 Ch. 673
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Virgin Mary & St. Pakhomious Coptic Orthodox, Ramapo) S.1476-a
A.7937-a
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 600
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Secs. 420-a & 420-b (Friends of the Coltrane Home in Dix Hills, T. of Huntington) S.5777
A.8281
Flanagan
Raia
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 7/18 Ch. 352
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a & 420-b (Pederson-Krag Center, Inc., T. of Brookhaven) S.5504
A.8320
Flanagan
Eddington
Passed Senate 5/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/18 Ch. 344
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a & 420-b (Pederson-Krag Center, Inc., T. of Huntington) S.4011
A.6943
Marcellino
Conte
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/11
Signed 8/15 Ch. 589
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 452 (Hudson VFW Post 1314, C. of Hudson) S.4132
A.7171
Saland
Molinaro
Passed Senate 5/15
Passed Assembly 6/11
Signed 8/28 Ch. 647
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 464 (First Volunteer Fire Co. of Bergholtz, T. of Wheatfield) S.21
A.7897
Maziarz
DelMonte
Passed Senate 5/14
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 8/15 Ch. 507
Exemption -- Srs., Adds 3rd Party Notice provisions (adds a new subdivision 4-a to RPTL 467) S.2326
A.7051
Rath
DelMonte
Passed Senate 3/19
Passed Assembly 6/18
Signed 8/1 Ch. 434
Exemption -- Vets., Allows a Cold War Veterans exemption option of up to 10% or 15% w/ limits (RPTL Sec. 458-b) S.4697
A.583-a
Leibell
Paulin
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/28 Ch. 655
Approved Memo. #48
Exemption -- Vets., Allow Post-Tax Status Date eligibility upon acquisition (local option) S.1810
A.1739
Farley
Tonko
Passed Senate 5/8
Passed Assembly 6/6
Vetoed 8/1
Veto Message #90
Exemption -- Volunteer Fire/Ambulance Members in Albany Co. only (optional), up to 10% exem. (w/ $3K limit) S.800
A.1412
Breslin
McEneny
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 8/1 Ch. 424
Approval Memo. #19
Volunteer Tax Credit -- Allows vol. firefighter & ambulance members to get PIT credit & RPT exemption in 2007 S.3944-a
A.6799-a
Seward
Galef
Repassed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 532
Flood Assessment Relief Act of 2007 -- Authorizes some damaged property AV adjustment of '06 roll (20 named Counties) S.1584-a
A.4868-b
Libous
Lupardo
Passed Senate 3/14
Passed Assembly 2/26
Signed 3/22 Ch. 15
Approval Memo. #1
Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) -- Extends authorization until January 31, 2008 No Same As
A.9238

Hoyt
Passed Senate 7/16
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 7/26 Ch. 381
Middle Class STaR Rebates -- Extends Application deadline from November 30, 2007 to December 31, 2007 S.6485
A.9479
Marcellino
Sweeney
Passed Senate 10/22
Passed Assembly 10/23
Signed 10/31 Ch. 687
Nassau County provisions -- Limits adjustment of Current Base Proportions to 1 percent S.2626
A.6130
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 3/26
Passed Assembly 5/15
Signed 6/4 Ch. 67
Nassau County provisions -- Long Beach, Glen Cove, and Lk. Success, Limits adjustment to Art. 19 shares S.2625
A.6097
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 3/26
Passed Assembly 5/8
Signed 5/29 Ch. 46
New York City provisions -- Adds a year for completion of assessor training requirements, with other clarifications S.5819
A.7891
Padavan
Brennan
Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 6/5
Signed 7/18 Ch. 252
New York City provisions -- Amds. Ch. 280 of '07, relating to an abatement on certain school property S.4078-a
A.8930
Golden
Silver
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 610
New York City provisions -- Ind./Comm. Incentive Prog. (ICIP), extends deadline for application filing S.6267-a
A. 9248
Padavan
Farrell
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 6/29 Ch. 92
New York City provisions -- Limits the change in adjusted base proportions to 0% for fiscal year '08 S.5945
A.8689
Padavan
Farrell
Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/7
Signed 6/12 Ch. 79
New York City provisions -- Multiple Dwellings, extends and provides eligibility limitations (amds. RPTL Sec. 421-a) S.6141-a
A.4408-a
Golden
Lopez V
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 8/17 Ch.618
Approved Memo. #40
New York City provisions -- Multiple Dwellings, technical amendments (amds. RPTL Sec. 421-a and A.4408-a) S.6384
A.9293
Golden
Lopez V
Passed Senate 7/16
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/17 Ch. 619
Approved Memo. #40
New York City provisions -- Multiple Dwellings, technical amendments (amds. RPTL Sec. 421-a and A.9293) S.6400
A.9305
Golden
Lopez V
Passed Senate 7/16
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/17 Ch. 620
Approved Memo. #40
New York City provisions -- Non-profit Organizations, allows a generic process for exemption upon acquisition S.5764
A.8578
Maltese
Robinson
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/1 Ch. 482
New York City provisions -- Provides rebate on real property taxes on certain residential property S.5766-a
A.8161-a
Padavan
Farrell
Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 6/7
Signed 8/1 Ch. 483
New York City provisions -- Tax abatement for installation of certain protective devices for srs. or persons w/ disabilities S.6252
A.9124
Maltese
Silver
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/18 Ch. 273
ORPS authorization to provide large print versions of certain exemption application forms S.2338
A.574
Golden
Cahill
Passed Senate 3/26
Passed Assembly 5/14
Signed 6/4 Ch. 66
Otsego County provisions -- Allows Refund of excess County RPT levy, with specific procedural steps required S.3415
A.6193
Seward
Magee
Passed Senate 3/28
Passed Assembly 5/2
Signed 5/21 Ch. 35
Real Estate Appraisers -- Minimum qualification amds. (Dept. of State Departmental bill) S.4415
A.7380
Johnson, O.
Jeffries
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 5/7
Signed 7/18 Ch. 248
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- Columbia County, adds $1 per $500 to all conveyances, exempts 1st $150K on 1 family residences S.5717-b
A.8396-b
Rules
Lopez, P.
Passed Senate 6/13
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 556
Real Estate Transfer tax -- T. of Brookhaven, exempts primary residential property of 1st time homebuyers S.5853
A.8362
LaValle
Englebright
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 7/9 Ch. 231
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- T. of Chatham, Columbia Co., authorizes creation of a Community Preservation Fund S.4692
A.8217
Saland
Gordon, T.
Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 543
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- T. of Fishkill, Dutchess Co., authorizes creation of Community Preservation Fund S.4829
A.7939
Saland
Miller
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/15 Ch. 544
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- Westchester & Putnam Cos. authorizes creation of Community Perservation Fund S.6271
A.7849-b
Leibell
Bradley
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 596
Approved Memo. #36
School Aid value adjustment -- Barker Central School District, Amds. the language of Sec. 20 of Part B of Ch. 57 of '07 S.6328
A.9241
Maziarz
DelMonte
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/21
Vetoed 8/1
Veto Message #100
School Aid value adjustment -- Kenmore - Tonawanda Union Free SD, provides change in '07/'08 - '09/'10 S.4220-a
A.7175-a
Rath
Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/4
Vetoed 8/1
Veto Message #83
School Surplus Funds, Increases Allowable Retention from 2% to 4% over 2 yrs. (Amds. RPTL Sec. 1318) S.1465-b
A.3249-a
Saland
Nolan
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 7/18 ch. 238
Suffolk Co. Provisions -- Allows payment in lieu of taxes for open space property acquired by Towns (Town L amd.) S.3940
A.6801
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/21
8/15 Signed Chap. 531
Suffolk County provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 (Islip) to 1 percent S.3261
A.6478
Trunzo
Fields
Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 7/3 Ch. 113
Tax Collection -- extends final date due w/o interest from 7 to 21 days during declared disaster emergency S.2334
A.7241
Rath
Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 552
Tax Enforcement -- C. of Gloversville, allows another bulk tax lien sale process S.1864
A.3734
Farley
Butler
Passed Senate 3/30
Passed Assembly 5/8
Signed 5/29 Ch. 44
Tax Enforcement -- C. of Utica, allows another bulk tax lien sale process S.2321
A.4254
Griffo
Destito
Passed Senate 3/30
Passed Assembly 5/8
Signed 5/29 Ch. 45
Tax Mapping -- Limits the use of an altered survey map to its stated purpose (amds. 7209 of Ed. Law) S.4395
A.7778
LaValle
Canestrari
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/20
Vetoed 8/28
Veto Message #139
C. of Niagara Falls -- certain Public Safety and Court Facility property to be exempt from taxation S.5964
A.8862
Maziarz
DelMonte
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/1 Ch. 487
Approval Memo. #21
T. of Clifton Park -- Authorizes granting taxpayer assistance payment of up to $150 to eligible households S.6153
A.9139
Bruno
Reilly
Passed Senate 6/20
Passed Assembly 6/22
Signed 8/1 Ch. 499
T. of Colonie -- Limits adjustments of current base proportions under Art. 19 for the 2007 roll S.6067
A.8900-a
Breslin
Reilly
Passed Senate 6/21
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 7/18 Ch. 264
T. of Hamburg -- Allows collection of property taxes to cover cost of code enforcement in two Villages S.2127
A.4235
Stachowski
Quinn
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/20
Signed 8/15 Ch. 521
Ts. of Haverstraw/Stony Pt. -- Limits changes in Adjusted Base Proportions in '07 through '11 (Amds. Ch. 425 of '06) S.2445
A.8749
Morahan
Zebrowski
Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/21
Signed 7/18 Ch. 289
T. of Schroeppel, Oswego Co., Authorizes Refunds of real property tax overpayments erroneously collected S.1555
A.3833
Wright
Townsend
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/21
Vetoed 8/1
Veto Message #88
FOIL -- Requires web content for state entities to contain contact info for person responsible for FOIL requests S.417
A.1689
DeFransisco
Diaz
Passed Senate 5/31
Passed Assembly 2/26
Signed 7/3 Ch. 102

 

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