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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S706
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S706 - Details
S706 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S706 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 774 of the laws of 1989 amending the real property tax law relating to certain state lands subject to taxation, in relation to clarifying the state's obligation to make payments with respect to certain lands; and to amend chapter 99 of the laws of 2010, relating to making appropriations for the support of government, in relation to taxes on public lands PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to clarify the state's responsibility for certain tax payments and payments in lieu of taxes for certain lands acquired. EXISTING LAW: Chapter 774 of the laws of 1989 requires the state to make payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) to certain counties, towns and school districts in the event that the state of New York acting through the DEC acquires specific lands within the Hemlock and Canadice Lakes watershed from the city of Rochester. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill amends section 4 of Chapter 774 of the Laws of 1989 to clarify that any payments in lieu of taxes due by the State
S706 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 706 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend chapter 774 of the laws of 1989 amending the real prop- erty tax law relating to certain state lands subject to taxation, in relation to clarifying the state's obligation to make payments with respect to certain lands; and to amend chapter 99 of the laws of 2010, relating to making appropriations for the support of government, in relation to taxes on public lands THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4 of chapter 774 of the laws of 1989 amending the real property tax law relating to certain state lands subject to taxa- tion is amended to read as follows: S 4. The agreements referred to in section three of this act shall [enure] INURE to the benefit of and bind the people of the state of New York in the event that the lands which are the subject of said agree- ments are acquired by the people of the state of New York acting through the department of environmental conservation. Upon any acquisition of such lands by the department of environmental conservation, the provisions of section 532 of the real property tax law shall not apply to the lands so acquired but the [taxation thereof] PAYMENTS DUE THEREON shall be governed by the agreements referred to in section three of this act for the duration of such agreement. IN THE EVENT THAT NO SPECIFIC APPROPRIATION SHALL HAVE BEEN MADE FOR THAT PURPOSE, THE AMOUNT APPRO- PRIATED FOR PAYMENTS OF TAXES ON STATE LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 532 THROUGH 546 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW SHALL BE DEEMED TO ENCOMPASS THE STATE'S OBLIGATION TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW TO THE CONTRARY, PROVIDED THAT NEITHER SUCH PAYMENTS NOR THE ASSESSMENTS OF THE PARCELS TO WHICH SUCH PAYMENTS RELATE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE STATE BOARD OF REAL PROP- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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