senate Bill S5159

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for automatic renewal for agricultural assessments

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 29, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 28, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 27, 2012 1st report cal.454
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 17, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2011 1st report cal.619
May 03, 2011 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Mar 27, 2012 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5159
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 27, 2012

May 11, 2011 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5159
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 11, 2011

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S5159 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7656
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ag & Mkts L

S5159 - Summary

Provides for automatic renewal for agricultural assessments; provides that application for agricultural assessment shall be valid without annual filing as long as the applicant maintains and can prove eligibility; requires reapplication if additional parcels are added and notification if land is reduced.

S5159 - Sponsor Memo

S5159 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5159

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  provid-
  ing for automatic renewal for agricultural assessments

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 305 of the agricul-
ture and markets law, as amended by chapter 514 of the laws of 2007  and
as  further amended by subdivision (d) of section 1 of part W of chapter
56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  Any owner of land used in agricultural production within an  agri-
cultural  district  shall  be  eligible  for  an agricultural assessment
pursuant to this section. If an applicant rents land  from  another  for
use in conjunction with the applicant's land for the production for sale
of crops, livestock or livestock products, the gross sales value of such
products  produced on such rented land shall be added to the gross sales
value of such products  produced  on  the  land  of  the  applicant  for
purposes  of  determining  eligibility for an agricultural assessment on
the land of the applicant. Such assessment shall be granted only upon an
[annual] application by the owner of such land on a form  prescribed  by
the  commissioner  of  taxation and finance.   SUCH APPLICATION SHALL BE
VALID WITHOUT AN ANNUAL FILING SO LONG AS THE APPLICANT MAINTAINS ELIGI-
BILITY FOR AN AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT AND CAN SUBMIT  RECORDS  TO  PROVE
SUCH  ELIGIBILITY  AT  THE  REQUEST  OF THE ASSESSOR AT ANY TIME. IN THE
EVENT THAT THE APPLICANT ADDS OTHER  PARCELS  OF  LAND  TO  THE  INITIAL
APPLICATION,  THE  APPLICANT MUST APPLY FOR THE ASSESSMENT AGAIN FOR THE
NEW ACREAGE. IN THE EVENT THAT THE APPLICANT  SELLS  OR  CEASES  LEASING
LAND  THAT  IS RECEIVING THE AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT, THE APPLICANT MUST
NOTIFY THE ASSESSOR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE SALE OF THE LAND OR  LAPSE
OF  THE LEASE. The applicant shall furnish to the assessor such informa-
tion as the commissioner of taxation and finance shall require,  includ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10922-01-1

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