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2008 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

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Subject of Legislation Bill
Numbers
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Sponsor
Last Action
of Legislature
Action of
Governor
ORPS Departmental /Governor's Program/Budget Bills:
Budget Bill -- Includes various STaR exemption and MC STAR rebate program amds. (see Parts Q,R,S,W) S.6807-c
A.9807-c
Budget Bill
Budget Bill
Passed Senate 4/9
Passed Assembly 4/9
Signed 4/23 Ch. 57
Gov.'s Prog. Bill #74 -- Brownfields Redevelopment related tax credit provisions S.8717
A.11768
Marcellino
Rules (Sweeney)
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 7/21 Ch. 390
ORPS Dept. Bill #57 -- Residential Assessment Ratio (RAR) to be based on ORPS market value survey findings S.4963-a
A.7700-a
Little
Galef
Passed Senate 3/3
Passed Assembly 5/5
Signed 5/21 Ch. 78
ORPS Dept. Bill #289 -- Tax Exemption reporting, requires exemption impact reporting when local budgets are adopted S.7538
A.10613
Little
Galef
Passed Senate 6/3
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 7/7 Ch. 258
Other RPT Related Bills:
Ag. Assessment -- Includes Composting, Mulch, and other Biomass crop ops. as land used in ag. production S.5357-a
A.9968-a
Larkin
DelMonte
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/4 Ch. 536
Approval Memo. #30
Ag. Assessment -- Includes lands used by certain non-profit agricultural research facilities (amds. AML Sec. 301(4)) S.6922-a
A.10574-a
Little
Magee
Passed Senate 5/29
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 9/25 Ch. 611
Ag. Assessment -- Makes independent Apiaries eligible (Ag. & Mkts. Departmental Bill #157) S.7905-a
A.10687-a
Young
Stirpe
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 7/21 Ch. 341
Assessment Inventory -- Ensures Public access to property inventory information (relates to Comps case & Op. #10-4) S.8328-a
A.11150-a
Winner
Paulin
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/5 Ch. 479
Empire Zones -- Requires that property be used for commercial, business, or industrial activity (amds. 485-e) S.8628
A.9500-a
Robach
Schroeder
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/18
Vetoed 8/5
Veto Message #61
Erie Co. Provisions -- Changes Town Assessment calendar to conform to the default RPTL dates (Amds. Co. Tax Act) S.7026
A.10167
Volker
Schimminger
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 5/27
Signed 8/5 Ch. 413
Exemption -- Ag. Bldgs., Extends the provisions for 10 more years (through 1/1/2019) (Amds. RPTL 483) S.6916
A.9863
Larkin
Magee
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/4 Ch. 544
Exemption -- C. of Rome School District, Residential Investment, w/ 10 year phase-out (adds RPTL 485-m) S.8442
A.11145
Rules
Destito
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/25 Ch. 635
Approval Memo. #44
Exemption -- C. of Syracuse, New Residential Property w/ LEED or certain total rehabs. (adds RPTL 485-m) S.7816-a
A.10835-a
DeFrancisco
Christensen
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 7/21 Ch. 370
Approval Memo. #16
Exemption -- Forest lands, Amds. RPTL 480-a to allow certain forest certification programs in lieu of mgt. plan S.1120
A.872
Little
Destito
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 396
Exemption -- 3 Properties, RPTL Sec. 406 (Village of Amityville, T. of Babylon) S.6786
A.9721
Fuschillo
Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 9/4 Ch. 542
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410 (Moleston Fire District, T. of Ramapo) S.7338-a
A.9851-b
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/25 Ch. 621
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Adelante of Suffolk Co., Inc., T. of Islip) S.7715
A.10911
Trunzo
Ramos
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/25 Ch. 626
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church, C. of Schenectady) S.8588
A.11667
Farley
Rules (Tedisco)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 9/4 Ch. 558
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Camp Venture, Inc., T. of Ramapo) S.7307
A.9852
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 8/5 Ch. 457
Exemption -- 6 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Carver Community Center, C. of Schenectady) S.8587
A.11668
Farley
Rules (Tedisco)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 9/4 Ch. 557
Exemption -- 4 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Faith Deliverance Tabernacle, C. of Schenectady) S.8586
A.11666
Farley
Rules (Tedisco)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 9/4 Ch. 556
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Hands Across Long Island, Inc., T. of Islip) S.7220
A.10912
Trunzo
Ramos
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/25 Ch. 620
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Khal Zichron Mordechai, C. of New York) S.7128-a
A.10089-a
Kruger
Weinstein
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 9/25 Ch. 581
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Mosdas Torah, Inc., T. of Ramapo) S.1474
A.9306
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 5/5
Signed 6/30 Ch. 142
Approval Memo. #11
Exemption -- 9 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Mount Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., C. of Schenectady) S.8590
A.11670
Farley
Rules (Tedisco)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 9/4 Ch. 560
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (New York Gospel Assembly, Inc., T. of Babylon) S.6465-a
A.9405-a
Johnson, O.
Raia
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 9/25 Ch. 608
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Northeastern Conf. Corp. of 7th Day Adventists, Ramapo) S.1475
A.9092
Morahan
Jaffee
Passed Senate 6/10
Passed Assembly 5/19
Signed 8/5 Ch. 409
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Redeemed Christian Church of God, Intl. Chapel..., T. of Babylon) S.6785
A.9722-a
Fuschillo
Sweeney
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/25 Ch. 610
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Suffolk Jewish Center, T. of Babylon) S.7481
A.10520
Johnson, O.
Raia
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 9/25 Ch. 624
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a (Sullivan Free Library, V. of Chittenango, T. of Sullivan) S.8236
A.10771
Valesky
Magee
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 8/5 Ch. 417
Exemption -- 6 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Ancient Order of Hibernians, C. of Schenectady) S.8589
A.11669
Farley
Rules (Tedisco)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 9/4 Ch. 559
Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-b (Home Furnishings Program, Inc., C. of Schenectady) S.8592
A.11246
Farley
Tedisco
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 8/5 Ch. 488
Exemption -- SCRIE, extends to Head of Household who occupies >2 dwelling units and has paid rent for >2 yrs. S.4221-b
A.2604-b
Smith
Englebright
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/4 Ch. 531
Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, expands definition of veteran to include certain members of Reserve components of the armed forces S.8455
A.11493
Fuschillo
Rules (Walker)
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 7/21 Ch. 384
Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, Allows Transfers w/in Muni. S.8566
A.4262-a
Leibell
Gianaris
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 9/4 Ch. 503
Exemption -- Vets., Cold War Veterans, Amds. Ch. 655 of '07, makes technical amendments (RPTL 458-b) S.6509
A.9426
Leibell
Paulin
Passed Senate 1/15
Passed Assembly 1/15
Signed 1/28 Ch. 6
Authorizes issuance of a "Cold War Service Medal" by the Governor of NY to certain vets. (amds. Mil. Law) S.5650
A.5156-a
Leibell
Ortiz
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 3/4
Vetoed 7/7
Veto Message #20
Volunteer Tax Credit -- Allows Vol. Fire/Ambulance Members to get both the PIT credit & RPT exemption S.6869
A.9864
Griffo
Magee
Passed Senate 5/5
Passed Assembly 6/23
Vetoed 9/4
Veto Message #120
Nassau Co. Provisions -- Cold War Vets. Ex., Legalizes adoption of local law after the 2008 roll deadline S.8382-a
A.11050-a
Skelos
Lavine
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 8/20 Ch. 495
Nassau Co. Provisions -- Limits Adjustment of Current Base Proportions to 1 percent S.7115
A.10284
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 5/5
Signed 5/21 Ch. 84
Nassau Co. Provisions -- Long Beach, Glen Cove, and Lk. Success, Limits Adjustment of Article 19 shares S.7116
A.10283
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 5/19
Signed 6/30 Ch. 123
New York City provisions -- Assessment Roll verification required by City Assessors (Amds. RPTL Secs. 505 & 514) S.7294
A.10389
Padavan
Brennan
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 5/27
Vetoed 7/21
Veto Message #33
New York City provisions -- Brooklyn, exempts certain property leased to the Unified Court System (Amds. RPTL Sec. 420-a) S.7152-a
A.10273-a
Golden
Lopez, V.
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 9/4 Ch. 512
New York City Provisions -- Certain Private Dwellings, extends RPTL 421-b project commencement timeframe until 7/1/2009 S.8548
A.11621
Lanza
Rules (Lopez, V.)
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 7/21 Ch. 347
New York City provisions -- Extends Class II Abatement program for 4 more years (Amds. RPTL Sec. 467-a) S.7714
A.10688
Padavan
Silver
Passed Senate 5/12
Passed Assembly 5/19
Signed 6/10 Ch. 109
New York City provisions -- Industrial and Commercial Work Tax Abatement, replaces ICIP (adds Secs. 489-aaaaaa through 489-kkkkkk) S.6366-a
A.11586
Padavan
Rules (Silver)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 6/30 Ch. 119
New York City provisions -- Industrial and Commercial Work Tax Abatement, replaces ICIP (makes misc. program amds.) S.8705
A.11755
Padavan
Rules (Silver)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 6/30 Ch. 138
New York City provisions -- "Green Roof" Tax Abatement Amds. RPTL 467-a and adds Secs. 499-aaa through 499-ggg S.7553
A.11226
Lanza
Diaz, R.
Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/5 Ch. 461
New York City provisions -- Limits the change in adjusted base proportions to 0% for fiscal year '08 S.8426
A.11510
Padavan
Rules (Farrell)
Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 6/29 Ch. 118
New York City provisions -- Manhattan, certain Vacant land adjacent to residential land to be moved to Tax Class IV S.6207-b
A.8666-a
Serrano
Farrell
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 7/21 Ch. 332
New York City provisions -- Manhattan, certain Multiple Dwellings (amds RPTL 489, aka J-51 prog.) S.8427-a
A.11480
Padavan
Rules (Gottfried)
Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 7/21 Ch. 383
New York City provisions -- Multiple Dwellings, further amendments to Chs. 618 and 619 of '07 (RPTL 421-a) S.6446-a
A.9373-a
Golden
Lopez, V.
Passed Senate 1/15
Passed Assembly 1/15
Signed 2/19 Ch. 15
New York City provisions -- Solar Electrical Abatement, Amends RPTL 467-a and adds Secs. 499-aaaa through 499-gggg S.8145
A.11202
Padavan
Farrell
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 8/5 Ch. 473
Oneida Indian Nation RPT Depository Fund extender, Ch. 521 of 2005 provisions extended to June 30, 2010 S.7518
A.10563
Griffo
Destito
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 5/12
Signed 6/30 Ch. 146
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- Suffolk, Peconic Bay Region, certain 1st time homebuyers of residences up to SONYMA limits S.1842-c
A.3474-c
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 7/21 Ch. 349
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- Suffolk, Peconic Bay Region, adds fiscal oversight and financial control measures S.8111-a
A.10274-a
LaValle
Thiele
Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 7/21 Ch. 373
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- Westchester & Putnam Cos., Amds. Ch. 596 re: ORPS median computation & filing req. S.6513
A.9443
Leibell
Bradley
Passed Senate 1/29
Passed Assembly 1/15
Signed 2/19 Ch. 17
Real Estate Transfer Tax -- T. of Northeast, authorizes establishment of community preservation fund S.5657-a
A.8831-a
Leibell
Molinaro
Passed Senate 6/24
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 7/21 Ch. 333
Sale of Deed Copies -- Requires vendors to disclose the fact that copies are available from the County Clerk (Gen. Bus. Law) S.8517
A.11544
Saland
Rules (Pheffer)
Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/19
Signed 8/5 Ch. 485
Suffolk Co. Provisions -- Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 to 1 percent (T. of Islip) S.7219
A.10318
Trunzo
Fields
Passed Senate 6/3
Passed Assembly 5/27
Signed 6/30 Ch. 145
Tax Appeals -- Authorizes multi-jurisdictional assessors to designate an employee to serve on their behalf at BAR S.4571
A.7969
Young
Parment
Passed Senate 5/28
Passed Assembly 6/4
Signed 9/25 Ch. 606
Tax Certiorari -- Extends authorization for financing of certain RPT refunds for 5 years (to 6/15/2013) S.6969
A.10733
Little
Hoyt
Passed Senate 3/31
Passed Assembly 6/17
Signed 6/30 Ch. 122
Tax Enforcement -- C. of Amsterdam, Extends the authorization for bulk sale of liens by 2 years S.7282-c
A.10454-c
Farley
Amedore
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/23
Signed 8/5 Ch. 455
Tax State Property -- C. of Albany, provides PILOTs for W. Averill Harriman State Office Bldg. Campus S.4255-d
A.7058-d
Breslin
McEneny
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Vetoed 8/5
Veto Message #68
Tax State Property -- Thoroughbred Racing Facilities, Nassau, Queens, and Saratoga Counties (adds RPTL 532(j)) S.6950
A.9998
Bruno
Pretlow
Passed Senate 2/13
Passed Assembly 2/13
Signed 2/19 Ch. 18
Tax State Property -- Thoroughbred Racing Facilities, to be subject to special assessments (amds. Ch. 18 of '08, and RPTL 530) S.8709
A.11502-a
Bruno
Rules (Pretlow)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 6/30 Ch. 140
T. of Hempstead -- Extends PILOTs from the Town to the school and fire district for certain Lido Beach land to 6/30/13 S.7254
A.10282
Skelos
Weisenberg
Passed Senate 6/5
Passed Assembly 6/12
Signed 6/30 Ch. 124
V. of South Blooming Grove -- authorizes adoption of a fiscal year starting Jan. 1, and combines two water districts S.8454
A.11536
Larkin
Rules (Calhoun)
Passed Senate 6/23
Passed Assembly 6/24
Signed 8/5 Ch. 482

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