senate Bill S6942

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to brownfield site cleanup; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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view actions (6)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1068
May 22, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 13, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations

S6942 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§21, 22 & 23, Tax L; rpld part H §31, Chap 1 of 2003

S6942 - Summary

Relates to brownfield site cleanup; relates to the repeal of certain brownfield redevelopment tax credits.

S6942 - Sponsor Memo

S6942 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2012

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to brownfield site cleanup; and
  to repeal section 31 of part H of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003 amend-
  ing the tax law relating  to  brownfield  redevelopment  tax  credits,
  relating thereto


  Section 1.  Paragraph 6 of subdivision (b) of section 21  of  the  tax
law,  as  amended  by  section 1 of part H of chapter 577 of the laws of
2004, subparagraph (B) and the closing paragraph as amended by section 1
of part G of chapter 62 of the laws of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
  (6) Environmental zones (EN-Zones). An "environmental zone" shall mean
an  area designated as such by the commissioner of economic development.
Such areas so designated are areas which are  census  tracts  and  block
numbering  areas  which,  as  of  the [two thousand] MOST RECENT census,
satisfy either of the following criteria:
  (A) areas that have both:
  (i) a poverty rate of at least twenty percent for the  year  to  which
the data relate; and
  (ii)  an  unemployment  rate of at least one and one-quarter times the
statewide unemployment rate for the year to which the data relate, or;
  (B) areas that have a poverty rate of at least two times  the  poverty
rate for the county in which the areas are located for the year to which
the  data relate [provided, however, that a qualified site shall only be
deemed to be located in an environmental zone  under  this  subparagraph
(B)  if such site was the subject of a brownfield site cleanup agreement
pursuant to section 27-1409 of the environmental conservation  law  that
was entered into prior to September first, two thousand ten].
  Such  designation  shall  be made and a list of all such environmental
zones shall be established by the commissioner of  economic  development
no later than December thirty-first, two thousand [four provided, howev-

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


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