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Department of Taxation and Finance

Current status of property tax-related legislation

Passed both Houses in 2020

Status as of 9/25/20

(Count = 41)

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 2020 RPT Related Bills of Interest 
DTF-ORPTS Departmental / Governor's Program / Budget Bills:

Budget Bill -- includes two STAR related provisions, allows acting County Director of RPT Services, tech. amendments to telecom. and RR ceiling programs, and extends oil & gas fee schedule through March 31, 2024 (see Parts C, P, S, T and U)

S.7509-b
A.9509-b

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 3/31
Passed Assembly 4/1

Signed  4/3  Ch. 59

Budget Bill -- includes removal of Basic STAR benefits for those with delinquent property taxes, and provisions relating to the NYC Industrial and Commercial abatement program (ICAP) (See Parts W and SS)

S.7506-b
A.9506-b

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 4/2
Passed Assembly 4/2

Signed  4/3  Ch. 56

Budget Bill -- includes limits on base proportion adjustments for several different jurisdictions, certain housing related exemption extenders, SCRIE and DRIE income limit extenders, etc. (see several different items within Subparts B & C of Part XXX)

S.7508-b
A.9508-b

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 4/1
Passed Assembly 4/2

Signed  4/3  Ch. 58

Budget Bill -- includes provisions clarifying the applicability of the exemption for facilities for physically disabled persons to special ad valorem levies (amds. Ch. 649 of 2019, RPTL Sec. 459, see Subpart E of Part XX)

S.7505-b
A.9505-b

Budget Bill
Budget Bill

Passed Senate 3/31
Passed Assembly 4/1

Signed  4/3  Ch. 55

Other RPT related bills:

Ag, Assessment -- reduces the gross sales requirements by 50% for 2 yrs. re: COVID-19 (amds. Ag. & Mkts. Law Sec. 301(4))

S.8464-a
A.10464-a

Metzger
Rules (Gunther)

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  7/21

Delivered 9/25

Definition of real property -- spent fuel pools and dry storage casks to be considered real property (amds. RPTL Sec. 102(12))

S.8075
A.10398

Harckham
Galef

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- allows exemption and abatement applications to be submitted until 7/15/20 by local option re: COVID-19 emergency

S.8122-b
A.10241-a

Comrie
Hyndman

Passed Senate  5/27
Passed Assembly  5/27

Signed  6/8  Ch. 92

Exemption -- Nuclear plants, extends availability to formerly operating property(amds. RPTL Sec. 485)

S.8204
A.10107

Harckham
Galef

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(V. of Patchogue, (prior owner HTFC), T. of Brookhaven)

S.8793
A.10625-a

Martinez
Rules (Garbarino)

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  7/23

Signed  8/24  Ch. 166

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 406
(W. Hempstead - Hempstead Garden Water District, Nassau Co.)

S.7069-a
A.10592

Kaminsky
Rules (Ra)

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Bais Malka HASC LLC, T. of Ramapo)

S.8127
A.10829

Carlucci
Rules (Eichenstein)

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  7/23

Not yet delivered

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

S.8136
A.10206

Gaughran
Stern

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed  8/24  Ch. 163
Approval Memo. 8

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Community Mainstreaming Associates, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.8068-b
A.10335-a

Kaminsky
Griffin

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 195

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Community Mainstreaming Associates, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.8702
A.10077

Brooks
McDonough

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed  8/24  Ch. 155

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Eglise Baptiste Etolie Du Matin., T. of Hempstead)

S.8489
A.10585

Kaminsky
Rules (Ra)

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Ctr., T. of Islip)

S.8019
A.9814

Boyle
LiPetri

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/9

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Ctr., T. of Islip)

S.672
A.7302

Boyle
LiPetri

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  2/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 172

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Ctr., T. of Islip)

S.8018
A.7919

Boyle
LiPetri

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/9

Signed 9/21 Ch. 174

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hamaspik of Rockland Co., Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.8534
A.10055

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hamaspik of Rockland Co., Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.8533
A.10056

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hamaspik of Rockland Co., Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.8532
A.10057

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hamaspik of Rockland Co., Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.8606
A.10058

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Hamaspik of Rockland Co., Inc., T. of Ramapo)

S.8607
A.10059

Carlucci
Jaffee

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Iglesia La Luz Del Mundo, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.7334
A.5061-a

Thomas
Darling

Passed Senate  3/2
Passed Assembly  6/9

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Iglesia Long Island Para Cristo, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.5667-b
A.7011-b

Thomas
Darling

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  2/5

Signed  8/24  Ch. 146

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Joshua Baptist Church, T. of Huntington)

S.6869-a
A.10221

Gaughran
Stern

Passed Senate  2/27
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 187
Approval Memo. 9

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Koinonia Primary Care, Inc., C. of Albany)

S.7360
A.9145

Breslin
McDonald

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/9

Signed 9/21 Ch. 189

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

S.4670
A.10584

Kaplan
Rules (Ra)

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed  8/24  Ch. 159

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(NGIP, Inc., T. of Oyster Bay, Nassau Co.)

S.8350-b
A.10586

Thomas
Rules (Mikulin)

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Southern Tier Environments for Living, Inc., T. of Hempstead)

S.7953
A.10097

Thomas
Darling

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  7/21

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Temple Beth El of Long Beach, C. of Long Beach)

S.7070
A.10589

Kaminsky
Rules (Ra)

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  7/23

Delivered 9/25

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(The Academy Charter School, T. of Hempstead)

S.8523
A.10587

Thomas
Rules (Ra)

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 179

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 420-a
(Uniondale Land Trust, Nassau Co.)

S.7586-a
A.9606-a

Thomas
Darling

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 191

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 462
(Beth El Synagogue Center, C. of New Rochelle)

S.7359
A.8607

Stewart-Cousins
Paulin

Passed Senate  6/9
Passed Assembly  6/10

Signed 9/21 Ch. 188

Exemption -- 1 Property, RPTL Sec. 464
(Roosevelt Fire District, T. of Hempstead)

S.8711
A.8283-a

Brooks
Darling

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  7/20

Signed  8/24  Ch. 151

Exemption -- Residential-Commercial Urban (RESCUE), provides specifications for commercial uses (amds. RPTL Sec. 485-a)

S.5254-b
A.8091-a

Breslin
Magnarelli

Passed Senate  7/22
Re-Passed Assembly  7/21

Not yet delivered

Exemption -- Superstorm Sandy, extends time to apply and complete projects by two more yrs. (amds. C.122 of 2015 & C.130 of 2018)

S.8647
A.9968

Boyle
Jean-Pierre

Passed Senate  7/22
Passed Assembly  7/22

Not yet delivered

Real Property Tax Exemption Task Force, to be established within DTF, consisting of 7 members, required to report within 1 yr.

S.3679-a
A.3330-a

Harckham
Abinanti

Passed Senate  2/11
Passed Assembly  7/23

Not yet delivered

Tax collection -- allows option to defer payment due dates and installment payment arrangements re: COVID-19 emergency (adds RPTL Art. 19-a)

S.8138-b
A.10252-a

Martinez
Stern

Passed Senate  5/27
Passed Assembly  5/28

Not yet delivered

Tax collection -- prohibits termination of services for residential props. for non-payment of fees/taxes re: COVID-19 emergency (amds. Pub. Svc. Law)

S.8113-a
A.10521

Parker
Rules (Mosley)

Passed Senate  5/27
Passed Assembly  5/28

Signed  6/17  Ch. 108

Tax State property -- Central Pine Barrens area and Core Preservation area description corrections (amds. Ch. 584 of 2019)

S.7315
A.8961

LaValle
Englebright

Passed Senate  2/11  
Passed Assembly  2/3

Signed  4/17  Ch. 29

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