senate Bill S4512A

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 05 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • 14 / May / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • 14 / May / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 4512A
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / May / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.797
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 03 / Jun / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • 26 / Feb / 2014
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / Apr / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.417
  • 30 / Apr / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 05 / May / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / May / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / May / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / May / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7044A
Versions:
S4512
S4512A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง901, RPT L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4512A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation
to authorizing the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code
violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy in
accordance with applicable law

PURPOSE:

To authorize the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation
penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends the real property tax law by adding a new Section
901.

Section 2 - Effective date

JUSTIFICATION:

This bill would facilitate the collection of outstanding code
violation penalties for the City of Syracuse and reduce administrative
costs incurred in the collection process.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4512--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction
  and Community  Development  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing
  the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code  violation  penalties,
  costs  and  fines  to  the  city's  annual tax levy in accordance with
  applicable law

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  real  property  tax  law  is amended by adding a new
section 901 to read as follows:
  S 901. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1.
IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER OTHERWISE  GRANTED  BY
LAW,  THE  CITY  OF  SYRACUSE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT ANY UNPAID
HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES THROUGH  PLACEMENT  BY
THE  CITY'S  COMMISSIONER  OF  FINANCE  ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY'S TAX AND  ASSESS-
MENT  ACT  (CHAPTER SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIX, AS
AMENDED).
  2. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY
SUCH UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES SHALL HAVE
BEEN ADJUDICATED AND IMPOSED THROUGH A JUDGMENT IN A COURT OF  COMPETENT
JURISDICTION  ON AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, AS CERTIFIED
BY THE CITY'S CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSIONER  OF  FINANCE,  AND
HAVE  REMAINED UNPAID FOR ONE YEAR PRECEDING THE PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S
TAX LEVY.
  3. SUCH HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTY, COST OR FINE AS SET FORTH IN A
COPY OF THE JUDGMENT CERTIFIED BY THE CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF FINANCE SHALL BE SET DOWN IN THE ANNUAL  TAX  LEVY  UNDER  THE
HEADING  UNCOLLECTED  FINES  AND PENALTIES AND SHALL BE LEVIED, ENFORCED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10168-02-3

S. 4512--A                          2

AND COLLECTED IN THE SAME MANNER, BY THE SAME PROCEEDINGS, AT  THE  SAME
TIME, UNDER THE SAME PENALTIES AND HAVING THE SAME LIEN UPON THE PROPER-
TY ASSESSED AS THE GENERAL CITY TAX AND AS A PART THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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