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Department of Taxation and Finance

Current status of property tax-related legislation

Passed both Houses in 2018

Status as of June 19, 2018
(Count = 31)

(To View Bill Text, use this link: New York State Legislature, and then enter Bill number)  

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 2018 RPT Related Bills of Interest 
DTF-ORPTS Departmental / Governor's Program / Budget Bills:

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, & E)

S.7509-c
A.9509-c

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 3/30
Passed Assembly 3/30

Signed 4/12 Ch. 59

Budget Bill -- Includes taxable State land additions for certain Central Pine Barrens & Bowman Lake State Park properties (Pts. CC & VV)

S.7508-c
A.9508-c

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 3/30
Passed Assembly 3/29

Signed 4/12 Ch. 58

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
A.9505-d

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 3/29
Passed Assembly 3/29

Signed 4/12 Ch. 55

Other RPT Related Bills:

Ag. Assessment -- allows electronic filing of renewal forms (amds. AML Sec. 305(1)(a) and RPTL Sec. 104)

S.7878-a
A.10384-a

Funke
Woerner

Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 6/13

Not yet delivered

Ag. Assessment -- newly planted hopyards to be exempt for 6 years (amds. AML Secs. 301(4) and 305(7))

S.8841
A.10097

Helming
Woerner

Passed Senate 6/13
Passed Assembly 6/5

Not yet delivered

Ag. Building exemption extender -- construction completion date is extended by 10 years, through Jan. 1, 2029 (amds. RPTL Sec. 483)

S.8067
A.10057

Ritchie
Magee

Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 5/9

Not yet delivered

Assessor Training -- subjects the assessor of the City of Albany to training requirements notwithstanding the prior exception (amds. RPTL Sec. 334) 

S.6903-b
A.8722-b

Breslin
McDonald

Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 6/5

Not yet delivered

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
A.8920

Klein
Galef

Passed Senate 1/8
Passed Assembly 5/22

Not yet delivered

Equalization Rates -- requires assessor to provide notice to affected governing bodies where tentative eq. rate is not within 5% of LOA

S.6959
A.8805

Amedore
Fahy

Passed Senate 2/5
Passed Assembly 6/6

Not yet delivered

Equalization Rates -- requires certification of final state eq. rates, class ratios, and class eq. rates 30 days prior to last levy date

S.6958
A.8806

Amedore
Fahy

Passed Senate 6/4
Passed Assembly 5/22

Not yet delivered

Equalization Rates -- Guilderland, requires establishment of segment rates for Rotterdam-Mohonasen, Schalmont, and Voorheesville SDs

S.6960-a
A.8803-a

Amedore
Fahy

RePassed Senate 2/27
Passed Assembly 5/16

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- C. of Buffalo, certain senior citizens with long time residency and income eligibility (adds RPTL Sec. 467-k)

S.6934
A.2279-a

Jacobs
Peoples-Stokes

Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 2/6

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Congregation Gates of Prayer, V. of Lawrence, T. of Hempstead)

S.252-b
A.7850-a

Kaminsky
Miller, ML

Passed Senate 6/7
Passed Assembly 3/26

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Family Service League, Inc., T. of Islip)

S.8042
A.9864

Boyle
Ramos

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/5

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Kehillas B'nai Ha Yeshivos, T. of Hempstead)

S.13-b
A.7849-a

Kaminsky
Miller, ML

Passed Senate 6/12
Passed Assembly 3/26

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Konbit Neg Lakay, Inc. of Spring Valley, T. of Ramapo)

S.7991
A.8360

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/19

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Ohr Haemeth American Soc. for Torah Educ., V. of Great Neck)

S.6806
A.8426

Phillips
D'Urso

Passed Senate 3/22
Passed Assembly 3/28

Signed 4/18 Ch. 5

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(United Veterans Beacon House, T. of Brookhaven)

S.8022
A.10142

LaValle
Englebright

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 6/5

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462
(Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., Galloway Ct., T. of Brookhaven)

S.8126
A.10131

Flanagan
Englebright

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 5/30

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462
(Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., Sturrock Way, T. of Brookhaven)

S.8125
A.10130

Flanagan
Englebright

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 5/22

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- SCRIE/DRIE, makes forms more readily available and authorizes supervising agencies to assist in completion of forms

S.4555
A.6026

Golden
Lupardo

Passed Senate 6/13
Passed Assembly 5/2

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- SCRIE/DRIE, relates to outreach, status and time limits concerning program eligibility procedures (amds. RPTL Sec. 467-b)

S.4567
A.6037

Golden
Cymbrowitz

Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 3/20

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- Solar, Wind and other energy systems, adds linear generators to list of allowable systems (amds. RPTL Sec. 487)

S.7418-b
A.9651-b

Griffo
Cusick

Passed Senate 6/18
Passed Assembly 6/14

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- Superstorm Sandy, extends time to apply and complete projects by two years (amds. Ch. 122 of the Laws of 2015)

S.7339
A.8724

Boyle
Jean-Pierre

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 5/7

Not yet delivered

Land Banks -- makes properties acquired exempt as of the date of transfer of title to the Land Bank (amds. Sec. 1608 Not-for-Profit Law)

S.6967
A.8881

Valesky
Magnarelli

Passed Senate 3/19
Passed Assembly 6/14

Not yet delivered

Nassau Co. provisions -- extends the assessment review commission for two more years, through June 30, 2020

S.8892
A.10085

Rules
Lavine

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 5/22

Not yet delivered

New York City provisions -- Abatement, extends solar electrical program for 2 years through 1/1/2021 (amds. RPTL 499-bbbb/cccc)

S.8049
A.10150

Lanza
Carroll

Passed Senate 6/13
Passed Assembly 6/11

Not yet delivered

Suffolk Co. provisions -- T. of Islip, Limits adjustment of current base proportions under Art. 19 to one percent on 2018-2019 rolls

S.8932
A.5297-a

Flanagan
Ramos

Passed Senate 6/11
Passed Assembly 6/19

Not yet delivered

Tax Enforcement -- Villages, Extends ability to enforce under old Law through 2018 (amds. Ch. 602 of '93 & Ch. 512 of '15)

S.8952
A.11006

Hannon
Otis

Passed Senate 6/19
Passed Assembly 6/13

Not yet delivered

T. of Clarkstown -- limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportions to one percent on 2018-19 assessment roll

S.8222
A.9949

Carlucci
Zebrowski

Passed Senate 6/6
Passed Assembly 5/31

Not yet delivered

T. of Orangetown -- limits adjustment of Article 19 current base proportions to one percent on 2018-19 assessment roll

S.7990
A.9729

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate 6/14
Passed Assembly 5/31

Not yet delivered

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