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2016 RPT Related Bills of Interest - Passed Both Houses

Final Status
(Count = 64)

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

Budget Bill -- Includes STAR exemption conversion to a PIT credit payment as properties sell (Pt. A); late hardship renewals for Enhanced STAR w/ option for 467 (Pt. D); allows direct STAR payments for administrative errors (Pt. F); and clarification of STAR recoupment provision timing (Pt. JJ)

S.6409-c
A.9009-c

Budget
Budget

Passed Senate 3/31  
Passed Assembly 3/31

Signed 4/13  Ch. 60

Budget Bill -- Includes a separate exemption for anaerobic digestion facilities (Pt. B adds RPTL Sec. 483-e, and amds. 483-a and 487); and spin-up of C. of Albany PILOTs (Pt. O amds. Pub. Lands Law Sec. 19-a)

S.6405-c
A.9005-c

Budget
Budget

Passed Senate 3/31  
Passed Assembly 3/31

Signed 4/13  Ch. 57

Budget Bill -- Includes SCRIE/DRIE income limit extender (Pt. EE); and creates a TIF program for certain MTA joint projects (Pt. PP)

S.6406-c
A.9006-c

Budget
Budget

Passed Senate 3/31  
Passed Assembly 4/1

Signed 4/4  Ch. 54

Budget Bill -- Includes Electric Generating Facilities closure aid, for certain taxing jurisdictions with closures after 6/25/15 (see Pt. BB)

S.6408-c
A.9008-c

Budget
Budget

Passed Senate 3/31  
Passed Assembly 3/31

Signed 4/12  Ch. 58

Budget Bill -- Includes an appropriation for Municipal Consolidation Competition, w/ application process to DOS for $20 million prize

S.6404-d
A.9004-d

Budget
Budget

Passed Senate 3/31  
Passed Assembly 4/1

Signed 4/13  Ch. 55

Clean-up of STAR exemption conversion to PIT credit on sale & Direct STAR payment provisions (see Pt. A)(Gov.'s Program Bill #38)

S.8159
A.10741

Flanagan
Rules (Farrell)

Passed Senate 6/17  
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed 6/23  Ch. 73

Other RPT Related Bills:

Exemption -- Ag. Bldgs. and Ag. Assessment related amds., adds certain structures, alters penalty provisions, farm woodlands, etc.

S.4851-a
A.8082

Ritchie
Magee

Passed Senate 4/11
Passed Assembly 3/30 

Signed  5/25  Ch. 35

Exemption -- Banking Development Districts, extends provisions relating to certain savings institutions to 2023 (amds. Ch. 526 of '98)

S.7184
A.9480

Savino
Jean-Pierre

Passed Senate 5/18
Passed Assembly 5/5

Signed 6/1  Ch. 46

Exemption -- C. of Batavia, residential redevelopment inhibited prop., amends census reference (amds. RPTL Sec. 485-r (Ch. 406 of '15))

S.6423-a
A.9195

Ranzenhofer
Hawley

Passed Senate 2/24
Passed Assembly 3/28 

Signed 4/8  Ch. 28

Exemption -- C. of Corning, Capital Improvements to multiple dwellings, local option (adds RPTL Sec. 421-o)

S.7847-c
A.10214-d

O'Mara
Palmesano

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed 11/4  Ch. 417

Exemption -- C. of Hornell, Capital Improvements to multiple dwellings, local option (adds RPTL Sec. 421-o)

S.7965-b
A.10496-b

O'Mara
Nojay

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed 8/19 Ch. 279

Exemption -- Co. of Tompkins, Community Land Trust property, allows excess of restricted price to be exempt (adds RPTL Sec. 467-j)

S.7257-a
A.9678-b

O'Mara
Lifton

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed  9/29 Ch. 352

Exemption -- T. of Greenburgh, for phase-in of certain revaluation related increases, local option (adds RPTL Sec. 485-s)

S.8143
A.10551-a

Stewart-Cousins
Rules (Abinanti)

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed 7/5 Ch. 90

Exemption -- T. of Ossining, for phase-in of certain revaluation related increases, local option (adds RPTL Sec. 485-s)

S.8156
A.10689

Carlucci
Rules (Galef)

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed 7/5 Ch. 91

Exemption -- Vg. of Wappingers Falls, Property investment, allows an exemption on certain improvements (adds RPTL Sec. 485-s)

S.7702
A.2384-a

Gipson
Barrett

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/1

Signed  9/29 Ch. 334

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(Flower Hill Hose Co. #1, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.6020-a
A.8335-a

Martins
Schimel

Passed Senate 5/9
Passed Assembly 6/1

Signed  7/21  Ch. 171

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410
(Manhasset Park District, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.6044-b
A.8414-a

Martins
Schimel

Passed Senate 2/29
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 172

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 410-a
(Russell Gardens Association, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.6688-a
A.9650

Martins
Schimel

Passed Senate 3/9
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 185

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Chabad Lubavitch Chai Center, Inc., T. of Huntington)

S.7910-a
A.10389-a

Marcellino
Lupinacci

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  7/21  Ch. 225

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Congregation Lubavitch - Chabad House of huntington Township, Inc)

S.7911-c
A.10395-b

Marcellino
Lupinacci

Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  7/21  Ch. 226

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Friends of Science East, Inc., T. of N. Brookhaven)

S.6459
A.8714

LaValle
Palumbo

Passed Senate 3/9
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 179

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(House of Judah Evangelistic Ministries, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.6627-a
A.9134-a

Croci
Ramos

Passed Senate 3/7
Passed Assembly 5/23

Signed  7/21  Ch. 183

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Iglesia De Dios De Brentwood, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.6739-b
A.9135-b

Boyle
Ramos

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  7/21  Ch. 119

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Islamic Center of Long Island, V. of Westbury, T. of N. Hempstead)

S.8067
A.10623

Martins
Rules (Lavine)

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  7/21  Ch. 161

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Jain Samaj of Long Island, Inc., T. of Oyster Bay)

S.6995
A.8416-b

Martins
Montesano

Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 195

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY, C. of Saratoga Springs)

S.5857-b
A.8129-c

Marchione
Woerner

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/1

Signed  7/21  Ch. 110

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Lord-N-Fields Voice of Freedom Bible Church..., T. of Brookhaven)

S.7371
A.9884-a

Martins
Montesano

Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 208

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Lucky Guys of Long Island, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.6860-a
A.9352-a

Boyle
Garbarino

Passed Senate 4/5
Passed Assembly 6/2

Signed  7/21  Ch. 191

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Lutheran Church of Our Savior Parish, T. of Brookhaven)

S.6361-a
A.9304-a

Croci
Garbarino

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  7/21  Ch. 122

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Mandala Buddhist Association, V. of Old Westbury, Nassau Co.)

S.4879-c
A.7144-c

Martins
Montesano

Passed Senate 5/16
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 165

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(MiYaD Center for Jewish Life, Inc., T. of Oyster Bay)

S.6723-a
A.8621-b

Marcellino
Lavine

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed  7/21  Ch. 115

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(New Hope Christian Church CRC, T. of Ramapo)

S.7277-a
A.9720-a

Carlucci
Zebrowski

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  7/21  Ch. 204

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(New Hope International Ministries, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.6740
A.9138

Boyle
Ramos

Passed Senate 3/22
Passed Assembly 6/2

Signed  7/21  Ch. 186

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Peconic Land Trust, V. of Mastic Beach, T. of Brookhaven)

S.7939
A.10422

LaValle
Thiele

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed  7/21  Ch. 230

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(St. Ann's Academy, C. of Hornell)

S.7926
A.10218

O'Mara
Nojay

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  7/21  Ch. 229

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(St. Luke's Episcopal, Bronx, '92/'93-'99/'00)

S.6453
A.8365

Hassell-Thompson
Nojay

Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed  7/21  Ch. 112

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, T. of Islip)

S.6447
A.9069

Boyle
Garbarino

Passed Senate 3/15
Passed Assembly 6/2

Signed  7/21  Ch. 178

Exemption -- DRIE, extends eligibility to those receiving a USPS disability pension (amds. RPTL Sec. 467-b)

S.6231
A.8679

Comrie
Weprin

Passed Senate 6/2
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed  9/30  Ch. 392

Exemption -- SCRIE, allows affidavit renewal after 5 years receipt of benefits, and adds penalties for failure to notify of ineligibility

S.8063
A.6702-a

Golden
Perry

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed 11/14  Ch. 442

Exemption -- SCRIE, DRIE, allows 120 days for eligible household members to apply if head of household leaves (amds. Ch. 580 of '15)

S.6427-a
A.9194

Lanza
Simotas

Re-Passed Senate 2/25
Passed Assembly 3/28 

Signed 4/8  Ch. 31

Exemption -- SCRIE, DRIE, allows those dropped due to non-recurring item of income to reapply the next year to qualify at prior level

S.6214-a
A.8228-a

Golden
Cymbrowitz

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/1

Signed  9/29 Ch. 343

Exemption -- Vets., Alternative, adds certain reservists who served on active duty in Operation Graphic Hand to def. of Vets. (amds. RPTL Sec. 458-a)

S.4842-a
A.6140-a

Martins
Lavine

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  11/28  Ch. 476

Exemption -- Vets., Cold War, allows School Districts to grant exemption benefits (amds. RPTL Sec. 458-b)

S.2210-b
A.3379-a

Larkin
Cusick

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/1

Signed 8/19 Ch. 253

Exemption -- Vets., Cold War, corrects increases in dollar limits intended to have been authorized last year (amds. Ch. 381 of '15)

S.6385-a
A.9168

LaValle
Thiele

Re-Passed Senate 2/9
Passed Assembly 3/23 

Signed 4/8  Ch. 22

Land Banks -- extends exemption to cover special assessments and special ad valorem levies (amds. Sec. 1608 of NFPC Law)

S.7880
A.10375

Valesky
Magnarelli

Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 6/14

Signed 11/14  Ch. 441

Land Banks -- extends exemption to property owned by subsidiaries (amds. Sec. 1607 of NFPC Law)

S.7589-b
A.7529-b

Valesky
Magnarelli

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/9

Signed  9/29 Ch. 338

Nassau Co. provisions -- extends the assessment review commission for two more years, through June 20, 2018

S.7649
A.10241-a

Hannon
Lavine

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 5/18

Signed 6/30  Ch. 81

Nassau & Suffolk Co. provisions -- limits adjustment of Article 18 and Article 19 current base proportions to one percent

S.8046
A.10671

Rules
Rules (Lavine)

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed 7/5 Ch. 93

New York City provisions -- Exemption, Vets. Alternative, clarifies that the option for school tax applicability rests with City Council

S.7121
A.9688

Lanza
Cusick

Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  9/28  Ch. 332

New York City provisions -- Multiple Dwellings, J-51, increases qualifying AV limit and adds annual COLA (amds. RPTL Sec. 489)

S.8095
A.10651

Avella
Braunstein

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed  9/29 Ch. 388

New York City provisions -- Solar Electrical Tax Abatement extended for two years to 1/1/2019 (amds. RPTL Secs. 499-bbbb/cccc)

S.7110
A.9745

Lanza
Rosenthal

Passed Senate 6/1
Passed Assembly 6/8

Signed  9/30  Ch. 392

Tax Collection -- allows school districts in Towns of the First Class to unilaterally opt to collect school taxes (amds. Town Law Sec. 37)

S.4737
A.6823

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 5/18

Vetoed  11/28
Veto Message #235

Tax Collection -- Co. of Monroe, changes timing of the notice of unpaid taxes (amds. RPTL Sec. 987)

S.8054
A.10633

Ranzenhofer
Rules (Bronson)

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  7/21  Ch. 162

Tax Collection -- Suffolk County Water Authority, collection via tax rolls to be a lien on the real property (adds PAL Sec. 1078-f)

S.4909-b
A.7571-b

Croci
Thiele

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  9/29 Ch. 363

Tax Collection -- Water Authority of Great Neck North, collection via tax rolls to be a lien on the real property (new PAL Sec. 1197-r)

S.6471-b
A.8139-d

Martins
Schimel

Passed Senate 6/17
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed  9/29 Ch. 339

Tax Enforcement -- allows Land Banks to assign rights to tax districts (amds. Sec. 1616 of the Not-for-Profit Corp. Law)

S.7171
A.8156-b

Gallivan
Peoples-Stokes

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  9/29 Ch. 341

Tax Enforcement -- C. of Middletown, authorization to sell or pledge delinquent tax liens as collateral to 12/31/17 (amds. Ch. 503 of '15)

S.6424-a
A.9208

Bonacic
Gunther

Passed Senate 4/4
Passed Assembly 5/11

Signed  5/25  Ch. 38

Tax Enforcement -- Suffolk Co., clarifies that sales to the Suffolk Co. Land Bank Corp. can be for less than lien value

S.7770-b
A.10143-b

LaValle
Englebright

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed 11/14  Ch. 440

Tax Enforcement -- V. of Plandome Manor, authorization to sell or pledge delinquent tax liens as collateral until 12/31/19

S.7981-a
A.10604

Martins
Rules (Schimel)

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed 8/19 Ch. 280

Tax State Property -- amends notice requirements in relation to assessments on improvements under Public Lands Law Sec. 19

S.5926
A.7673

Marchione
Dilan

Passed Senate 6/15
Passed Assembly 3/29

Signed  11/28  Ch. 449

Tax State Property -- approves and implements land transactions relating to settlement of Township 40 property disputes (DEC bill)

S.7966
A.7673

Farley
Rules(Englebright)

Passed Senate 6/9
Passed Assembly 6/17

Signed  7/21  Ch. 231

Watershed Conservation and Agricultural easements -- alters the taxable status of some easements (amds. RPTL Secs. 583-589)

S.6546-a
A.10675

Bonacic
Rules (Gunther)

Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  11/28  Ch. 483

C. of Binghamton -- authorizes two specific cooperative apartment properties to be moved into the Homestead tax class

S.7364-a
A.9845-a

Akshar
Lupardo

Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 6/15

Signed  11/28  Ch. 495

Lowville Central School District -- Establishes an Energy System Tax Stabilization Reserve fund for the handling of certain PILOTs

S.7325-b
A.10016-b

Griffo
Blankenbush

Passed Senate 6/16
Passed Assembly 6/16

Signed  9/29 Ch. 379

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