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Department of Taxation and Finance

2018 Property tax-related legislation

Passed both Houses in 2018

Final Status

Count = 64

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DTF-ORPTS Departmental, Governor's Program, Budget Bills
Subject of Legislation Bill number Prime sponsor Last action of Legislature Action of Governor
Budget Bill–Includes Enhanced STAR income verification by DTF, extends telecom mass property assessment ceilings w/ phase-in, allows RPT credits for certain charitable gifts, and misc. technical amds. (Pts. B, G, LL, and E) S.7509-c Budget Bill Passed Senate 3/30 Signed 4/12 Ch. 59
A.9509-c Budget Bill Passed Assembly 3/30
Budget Bill–Includes taxable State land additions for certain Central Pine Barrens & Bowman Lake State Park properties (Pts. CC & VV) S.7508-c Budget Bill Passed Senate 3/30 Signed 4/12 Ch. 58
A.9508-c Budget Bill Passed Assembly 3/29
Budget Bill–Includes Citizen Empowerment Tax Credit amds., various law amds. to address Local government shared services obstacles, and permanence for County-wide shared services panels (Pts. CC, DD, & EE) S.7505-c Budget Bill Passed Senate 3/29 Signed 4/12 Ch. 55
A.9505-d Budget Bill Passed Assembly 3/29

Other RPT related bills
Subject of legislation Bill number Prime sponsor Last action of legislature Action of Governor
Ag. Assessment–allows electronic filing of renewal forms (amds Sec. 305(1)(a) of AML and RPTL Sec. 104) S.7878-a Funke Passed Senate 6/12 Vetoed 12/7 Veto Message # 299
A.10384-a Woerner Passed Assembly 6/13
Ag. Assessment–newly planted hopyards to be exempt for 6 years (amds. Ag. & Mkts. Law Secs 301(4) and 305(7)) S.8841 Helming Passed Senate 6/13 Signed 8/16 Ch. 192
A.10097 Woerner Passed Assembly 6/5
Ag. Building exemption extender --  construction completion date is extended by 10 years, through Jan. 1, 2029 (amds. RPTL Sec. 483) S.8067 Ritchie Passed Senate 6/4 Signed 11/5 Ch. 326
A.10057 Magee Passed Assembly 5/9
Assessor Training–subjects the assessor of the City of Albany to training requirements despite prior exception (amds. RPTL Sec. 334) S.6903-b Breslin Passed Senate 6/4 Signed 12/28 Ch. 481
A.8722-b McDonald Passed Assembly 6/5
DTF to report on public utility mass property assessment ceiling recommendations by 5/1/18 (repeals Ch. 501 of the Laws of 2017) S.7301 Flanagan Passed Senate 1/8 Signed 10/2 Ch. 315
A.8920 Galef Passed Assembly 5/22
Equalization Rates–requires assessor to provide notice to affected governing bodies where tentative eq. rate is not within 5% of LOA S.6959 Amedore Passed Senate 2/5 Signed 7/10 Ch. 115
A.8805 Fahy Passed Assembly 6/6
Equalization Rates–requires certification of final state eq. rates, class ratios, and class eq. rates 30 days prior to last levy date S.6958 Amedore Passed Senate 6/4 Signed 7/31 Ch. 132
A.8806 Fahy Passed Assembly 5/22
Equalization Rates–Guilderland, requires  establishment of segment rates for Rotterdam-Mohonasen, Schalmont, and Voorheesville SDs S.6960-a Amedore RePassed Senate 2/27 Signed 7/10  Ch. 116
A.8803-a Fahy Passed Assembly 5/16
Exemption–C. of Buffalo, certain Srs. with long time residency and income eligibility (adds RPTL Sec. 467-k) S.6934 Jacobs Passed Senate 6/11 Signed 8/24 Ch. 212
A.2279-a Peoples-Stokes Passed Assembly 2/6
Exemption–C. of Syracuse, Federal flood insurance participants,1-3 family w/ income limit, by local option (adds RPTL Sec. 467-k) S.8972-b Valesky Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/28 Ch. 512
A.9967-b Hunter Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–Non-Profits,  Authorizes retroactive eligibility for certain post-TSD acquisitions (optional) S.2273 Hannon Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 12/7 Ch. 358
A.1647 Galef Passed Assembly 6/4
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406(Village of Farmingdale, Conklin St., T. of Oyster Bay) S.7773 Hannon Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 11/5 Ch. 344
A.9573-a Montesano Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406(Village of Farmingdale, 137 and 145 Main St., T. of Oyster Bay) S.7774 Hannon Passed Senate 6/11 Signed 11/5 Ch. 345
A.9544-a Montesano Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406(Village of Farmingdale, 254 Main St., T. of Oyster Bay) S.7775 Hannon Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 12/21 Ch. 439
A.9574-c Montesano Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–3 Properties, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Chabad of Great Neck, T. of N. Hempstead) S.8798-a Phillips Re-Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 12/28 Ch. 509
A.11059-a  Rules(D'Urso) Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Congregation Gates of Prayer, V. of Lawrence, T. of Hempstead) S.252-b Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 7/31 Ch. 127
A.7850-a Miller, ML Passed Assembly 3/26
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Family Service League, T. of Brookhaven) S.8021-a Lavalle Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 8/17 Ch. 199
A.10143-a Englebright Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Family Service League, Inc., T. of Islip) S.8042 Boyle Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 143
A.9864 Ramos Passed Assembly 6/5
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Iglesia Pentacostal 3RA Nueva Jerusalem, Inc., T. of Haverstraw) S.8889-a Larkin Passed Senate 6/11 Signed 12/28 Ch. 510
A.10978-a Zebrowski Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Jaam'e Masjid Bellmore LI, Inc., T. of Hempstead) S.8832 Brooks Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/21 Ch. 451
A.10316-a McDonough Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Kehillas B'nai HaYeshivos, T. of Hempstead) S.13-b Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/12 Signed 8/24 Ch. 225
A.7849-a Miller, ML Passed Assembly 3/26
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Konbit Neg Lakay, Inc. of Spring Valley, T. of Ramapo ) S.7991 Carlucci Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 12/21 Ch. 442
A.8360 Jaffee Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Korean Presbyterian Church of Bayside, T. of Hempstead) S.8335 Brooks Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/7 Ch. 388
A.10318 McDonough Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Maranatha Grace Church, T. of Hempstead) S.8218 Hannon Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 11/5 Ch. 348
A.10405 Hooper Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Mercy Haven, Inc., T. of Brookhaven) S.8996 Flanagan Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 12/7 Ch. 395
A.11251 Rules (Smith) Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(New York Kali Mandir, Inc., T. of Hempstead) S.7060-a Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 12/21 Ch. 434
A.9569-a Curran Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Ohr Haemeth the American Soc. for Torah Ed., V. of Great Neck) S.6806 Phillips Passed Senate 3/22 Signed 4/18 Ch. 5
A.8426 D'Urso Passed Assembly 3/28
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Reboli Center for Art and History, T. of Brookhaven) S.8886 Flanagan Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 7/31 Ch. 176
A.10926 Englebright Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Spectrum Designs Foundation Ltd., T. of N. Hempstead) S.8940 Phillips Passed Senate 6/11 Signed 12/21 Ch. 452
A.11137 Rules (D'Urso) Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Stride, Inc., T. of Sand Lake) S.6942-a Marchione Passed Senate 3/21 Signed 12/28 Ch. 482
A.10928 Ashby Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(United Veterans Beacon House, T. of Brookhaven) S.8022 LaValle Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 152
A.10142 Englebright Passed Assembly 6/5
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Yaphank Presbyterian Church, T. of Brookhaven) S.8657 LaValle Passed Senate 6/7 Signed 7/31 Ch. 184
A.10680 Murray Passed Assembly 6/20
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a(Yeshiva Nishmas HaTora, Inc., T. of Hempstead) S.8135-a Kaminsky Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 12/28 Ch. 497
A.10374-b Miller, ML Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462(Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., Galloway Ct., T. of Brookhaven) S.8126 Flanagan Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 151
A.10131 Englebright Passed Assembly 5/30
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462(Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., Sturrock Way, T. of Brookhaven) S.8125 Flanagan Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 150
A.10130 Englebright Passed Assembly 5/22
Exemption–1 Property, RPTL Sec. 464(2) (sic) (North Bellmore Fire District, T. of Hempstead) S.6757-a Brooks Passed Senate 6/4 Signed 12/28 Ch. 479
A.8448-a McDonough Passed Assembly 6/19
Exemption–SCRIE/DRIE, makes forms more readily available and authorizes supervising agencies to assist in completion of forms S.4555 Golden Passed Senate 6/13 Signed 12/7  Ch. 360
A.6026 Lupardo Passed Assembly 5/2
Exemption–SCRIE/DRIE, relates to outreach, status and time limits concerning program eligibility procedures (amds. RPTL 467-b) S.4567 Golden Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/28 Ch. 464
A.6037 Cymbrowitz Passed Assembly 3/20
Exemption–Solar, Wind, and other energy systems, adds linear generators to list of allowable systems (amds RPTL Sec. 487) S.7418-b Griffo Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 11/5 Ch. 325
A.9651-b Cusick Passed Assembly 6/14
Exemption–Superstorm Sandy, extends time to apply and complete projects by two years (amds. Ch. 122 of the Laws of 2015) S.7339 Boyle Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 130
A.8724 Jean-Pierre Passed Assembly 5/7
Exemption–Volunteer Fire, Inc. Assocs. and in Villages, changes references to firefighters (amds RPTL Secs. 464 and 466) S.6542-b Little Passed Senate 4/23 Signed 12/28 Ch. 476
A.8321-c Simon Passed Assembly 5/1
Land Banks–increases the authorization from a maximum of 25 to a maximum of 35 Land Banks (amds. Sec.1603 of Not for Profit Law) S.8717 Serino Passed Senate 6/12 Signed 12/28 Ch. 508
A.11233 Rules (Barrett) Passed Assembly 6/20
Land Banks–makes properties acquired exempt as of the date of transfer of title to the Land Bank (amds. Sec. 1608 Not-for-Profit L) S.6967 Valesky Passed Senate 3/19 Signed 12/28  Ch. 483
A.8881 Magnarelli Passed Assembly 6/14
Nassau Co. provisions–extends the assessment review commission for two more years, through June 30, 2020 S.8892 Rules Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/1 Ch. 84
A.10085 Lavine Passed Assembly 5/22
Nassau Co. provisions–related to disputed assessment fund for tax class four properties (amds. Nassau Co. Admin. Code) S.8963-a Rules Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 7/10 Ch. 114
A.11216 Rules (Lavine) Passed Assembly 6/19
New York City provisions–Abatement, adds electric energy storage equipt. to solar provs. (amds. RPTL Secs. 499-aaaa through 499-ffff) S.8971 Lanza Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/21 Ch. 412
A.10410 Carroll Passed Assembly 6/18
New York City provisions–Abatement, extends Solar electrical program for 2 years through 1/1/2021 (amds. RPTL 499-bbbb/cccc) S.8049 Lanza Passed Senate 6/13 Signed 11/5  Ch. 327
A.10150 Carroll Passed Assembly 6/11
New York City  provisions–limits adjustment of current base proportions to one half of one percent change from prior year S.8941 Golden Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 10/1 Ch. 306
A.11123 Rules (Weprin) Passed Assembly 6/19
Suffolk Co. provisions–T. of Islip, Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 to one percent on 2018-2019 rolls S.8932 Flanagan Passed Senate 6/11 Signed 7/31 Ch. 186
A.5297-a Ramos Passed Assembly 6/19
Tax Appeals–Extends authorization for financing of certain RPT related refunds for another 5 years (to 6/15/2023) S.7855 Marchione Passed Senate 6/4 Signed 7/1 Ch. 87
A.10348 Magnarelli Passed Assembly 5/22
Tax Cap–certain BOCES capital expenditures to be excluded if approved by voters of each constituent school district S.7730 Murphy Passed Senate 6/13 Vetoed 12/28 Veto Message # 359
A.9825 Galef Passed Assembly 6/19
Tax Collection–C. of Buffalo, allows unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs, and fines to be added to RPT levy S.7346-a Kennedy Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 7/31 Ch. 167
A.10618-a Peoples-Stokes Passed Assembly 6/20
Tax Collection–C. of Syracuse, allows unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs, and fines to be added to RPT levy S.3131-a DeFrancisco Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 7/31 Ch. 123
A.416-a Magnarelli Passed Assembly 6/20
Tax Enforcement–Villages, Extends ability to enforce under old Law through 2021 (amds. Ch. 602 of '93 & Ch.512 of '15) S.8952 Hannon Passed Senate 6/19 Signed 12/21 Ch. 416
A.11006 Otis Passed Assembly 6/13
Tax State Property–requires DTF study of impacts of state lands in Westchester, Putnam, and Dutchess counties by 12/1/18 S.5481-a Murphy Passed Senate 6/20 Signed 8/24 Ch. 222
A.7402-a Pretlow Passed Assembly 6/19
Tax State Property–certain lands in Ts. of Argyle, Ft. Edward, and Kingsbury, in Washington Co. taxable for all purposes (amds. 532-g) S.1672 Little Passed Senate 4/30 Signed 8/17 Ch. 196
A.6759 Woerner Passed Assembly 6/19
Tax State Property–Ts. of Blooming Grove and Chester, adds to list of eligible jurisdictions (amds. RPTL Sec. 532-e) S.6269-a Larkin Passed Senate 6/19 Vetoed 12/21 Veto Message # 314
A.7952-a Skoufis Passed Assembly 6/19
T. of Clarkstown–limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportions to one percent on 2018-19 assessment roll S.8222 Carlucci Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/31 Ch. 146
A.9949 Zebrowski Passed Assembly 5/31
T. of Hempstead–extends PILOTs from the Town to the school and fire district for certain Lido Beach land for 5 yrs. To 6/30/2023 S.8081 Hannon Passed Senate 6/6 Signed 7/1 Ch. 86
A.10253 Miller ML Passed Assembly 5/22
T. of Neversink - extends time for filing of the tentative assessment roll, the hearing of complaints on assessments, and final roll filing S.8910-a Bonacic Passed Senate 6/18 Signed 7/1 Ch. 111
A.11062-a Rules (B. Miller) Passed Assembly 6/20
T. of Orangetown–Limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportions to one percent on 2018-19 assessment roll S.7990 Carlucci Passed Senate 6/14 Signed 7/31 Ch. 139
A.9729 Jaffee Passed Assembly 5/31
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