senate Bill S706

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Clarifies the state's obligation to make payments with respect to certain lands

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Jan 05, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

S706 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2124
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Chap 774 of 1989; amd §1, Chap 99 of 2010
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8407, A11480A

S706 - Summary

Clarifies the state's obligation to make payments with respect to certain lands acquired by the department of environmental conservation.

S706 - Sponsor Memo

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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