senate Bill S778

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes land used for processing or retail merchandising of agricultural products within the real property tax exemption for land used in agricultural production

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

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S778 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, Ag & Mkts L; amd §483, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2414

S778 - Summary

Includes land used for processing or retail merchandising of agricultural products within the real property tax exemption for land used in agricultural production.

S778 - Sponsor Memo

S778 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   778

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. YOUNG, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and  the  real  property
  tax  law, in relation to property tax exemption for on-farm structures
  that provide added value to farm products

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section 301 of
the agriculture and markets law, as separately amended by  chapters  445
and 696 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  "Land used in agricultural production" means not less than seven acres
of  land  used  as a single operation in the preceding two years for the
production for sale of crops, livestock  or  livestock  products  of  an
average  gross sales value of ten thousand dollars or more; or, not less
than seven acres of land used in the preceding two years  to  support  a
commercial  horse  boarding  operation with annual gross receipts of ten
thousand dollars or more. Land used  in  agricultural  production  shall
[not]  include  land  or  portions thereof used for processing or retail
merchandising of such crops, livestock or livestock products. Land  used
in agricultural production shall also include:
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of section 483 of the real property tax law, as
amended by chapter 540 of the laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  The  term "structures and buildings" shall include: (a) structures
and buildings or portions thereof used directly and exclusively  in  the
raising  and  production  for  sale  of  agricultural  and horticultural
commodities or necessary for the storage thereof, [but not] AND  INCLUD-
ING structures and buildings or portions thereof used for the processing
of agricultural and horticultural commodities, or the retail merchandis-
ing  of  such  commodities; (b) structures and buildings used to provide

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

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