|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to local government|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to local government|
senate Bill S167
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S167 - Details
S167 - Summary
Exempts certain assessors in small municipalities from having to file financial disclosure statements.
S167 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S167 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to exempting assessors from small municipalities from having to file financial disclosure statements PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To exempt assessors employed by municipalities of under 50,000 inhabitants from having to file mandatory financial disclosure. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends Chapter 548 of the laws of 2003 to exempt assessors in assessing units or consolidated assessing units in New York State with under 50,000 in population from its mandatory financial disclosure provisions. JUSTIFICATION: Chapter 548 of the Laws of 2003 created a state mandate on local governments to require local municipal officials, namely assessors, to file financial disclosure statements. This bill would exempt most assessors from having to file such financial disclosure. communities already have the ability under local home rule powers to require financial disclosure statements to be filed by their officers and employees. Across New York State there are hundreds of small municipalities that employ part-time assessors or share assessors with other jurisdictions. The problems with assessment practices in NYC which caused the enactment of Chapter 548 of the laws of 2003 are not the same in the vast majority of jurisdictions outside
S167 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 167 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to exempting assessors from small municipalities from having to file financial disclosure statements THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 334 of the real property tax law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section, the provisions of section three hundred thirty-six of this title shall apply to every assessing unit and consolidated assessing unit in this state WITH POPULATIONS OF FIFTY THOUSAND OR MORE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01226-01-1
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