senate Bill S2859A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides a tax abatement for landowners allowing snowmobiling on such land

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Jan 05, 2012 print number 2859a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Feb 02, 2011 referred to local government

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S2859 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9471
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §497, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2916

S2859 - Summary

Provides a tax abatement of 10% for landowners allowing snowmobiling on such land; such abatement limited to those parcels crossed by a trail which is maintained by a county, city, town or village as a part of a system of trails and eligible for aid pursuant to the parks, recreation and historic preservation law.

S2859 - Sponsor Memo

S2859 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2859

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, GRIFFO, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- 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 providing  tax
  abatement for private landowners who allow snowmobiling on such land

  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 496 to read as follows:
  S  496.  REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT FOR PRIVATE LANDOWNERS IN CERTAIN
INSTANCES. 1. A REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT  OF  TEN  PERCENT  SHALL  BE
GRANTED TO PRIVATE LANDOWNERS WHO ALLOW THE PUBLIC TO SNOWMOBILE ON SUCH
LAND.
  2.  THE  LANDOWNER  SHALL  APPLY  FOR  THE TAX ABATEMENT AUTHORIZED BY
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION WITH THE TAX ASSESSOR'S  OFFICE  OF  THE
COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH LAND IS LOCATED. THE TAX ASSESSOR SHALL GRANT A TAX
ABATEMENT  OF  TEN PERCENT TO A LANDOWNER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION PROVIDED THAT  SUCH  ABATEMENT  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  THAT
PORTION  OF  TAXES  ASCRIBABLE  TO  STRUCTURES  OR IMPROVEMENTS UPON THE
SUBJECT PARCEL AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT SUCH ABATEMENT SHALL BE LIMITED
TO THOSE PARCELS CROSSED BY A TRAIL WHICH IS  MAINTAINED  BY  A  COUNTY,
CITY,  TOWN  OR VILLAGE AS PART OF A SYSTEM OF TRAILS ELIGIBLE FOR STATE
AID PURSUANT TO SECTION 27.17 OF  THE  PARKS,  RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC
PRESERVATION LAW.
  3.  THE  STATE  SHALL  REIMBURSE A COUNTY FOR THE AMOUNT OF ABATEMENTS
GRANTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  NO  FUNDS COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 21.07 OF THE PARKS, RECRE-
ATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW SHALL BE USED FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01698-01-1

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S2859A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9471
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §497, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2916

S2859A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a tax abatement of 10% for landowners allowing snowmobiling on such land; such abatement limited to those parcels crossed by a trail which is maintained by a county, city, town or village as a part of a system of trails and eligible for aid pursuant to the parks, recreation and historic preservation law.

S2859A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2859A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2859--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  GRIFFO,  LARKIN,  MAZIARZ,  O'MARA,
  SEWARD, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to
  be  committed  to  the Committee on Local Government -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  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 providing  tax
  abatement for private landowners who allow snowmobiling on such land

  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 497 to read as follows:
  S  497.  REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT FOR PRIVATE LANDOWNERS IN CERTAIN
INSTANCES. 1. A REAL PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT  OF  TEN  PERCENT  SHALL  BE
GRANTED TO PRIVATE LANDOWNERS WHO ALLOW THE PUBLIC TO SNOWMOBILE ON SUCH
LAND.
  2.  THE  LANDOWNER  SHALL  APPLY  FOR  THE TAX ABATEMENT AUTHORIZED BY
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION WITH THE TAX ASSESSOR'S  OFFICE  OF  THE
COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH LAND IS LOCATED. THE TAX ASSESSOR SHALL GRANT A TAX
ABATEMENT  OF  TEN PERCENT TO A LANDOWNER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION PROVIDED THAT  SUCH  ABATEMENT  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  THAT
PORTION  OF  TAXES  ASCRIBABLE  TO  STRUCTURES  OR IMPROVEMENTS UPON THE
SUBJECT PARCEL AND FURTHER PROVIDED THAT SUCH ABATEMENT SHALL BE LIMITED
TO THOSE PARCELS CROSSED BY A TRAIL WHICH IS  MAINTAINED  BY  A  COUNTY,
CITY,  TOWN  OR VILLAGE AS PART OF A SYSTEM OF TRAILS ELIGIBLE FOR STATE
AID PURSUANT TO SECTION 27.17 OF  THE  PARKS,  RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC
PRESERVATION LAW.
  3.  THE  STATE  SHALL  REIMBURSE A COUNTY FOR THE AMOUNT OF ABATEMENTS
GRANTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT  NO  FUNDS COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 21.07 OF THE PARKS, RECRE-
ATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW SHALL BE USED FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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