Senate Bill S4229

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of delinquent tax liens on brownfield property in Suffolk county

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S4229 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5554
Current Committee:
Assembly Ways And Means
Law Section:
Suffolk County Tax Act
Laws Affected:
Add §46-a, Chap 311 of 1920
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5995, A8772
2013-2014: A5790
2015-2016: A6465

2011-S4229 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Suffolk county to sell certain delinquent tax liens on brownfield property to private buyers.

2011-S4229 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S4229 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4229

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the Suffolk county tax act, in relation to the  sale  of
  delinquent tax liens on brownfields property

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

  Section 1. Chapter 311 of the laws of 1920  constituting  the  Suffolk
county  tax  act  is  amended  by  adding  a new section 46-a to read as
follows:
  S 46-A. THE COUNTY SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO  ENTER  INTO  CONTRACTS  TO
SELL  SOME  OR ALL OF ITS DELINQUENT TAX LIENS ON PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS
BROWNFIELD SITES  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  27-1405  OF  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION  LAW,  EXCEPT  SUPERFUND SITES PLACED ON THE U.S.  ENVIRON-
MENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY'S  (USEPA)  NATIONAL  PRIORITY  LIST  (NPL)  AS
DEFINED  BY  THE COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION, AND
LIABILITIES ACT OF 1980 TO CLEAN UP  ABANDONED  HAZARDOUS  WASTE  SITES,
HELD  BY  SUCH  COUNTY  TO  ONE  OR  MORE PRIVATE PARTIES SUBJECT TO THE
FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (A) THE CONSIDERATION TO BE PAID MAY BE MORE OR  LESS  THAN  THE  FACE
AMOUNT OF THE TAX LIENS SOLD.
  (B)  THE  COUNTY SHALL SET THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE CONTRACT OF
SALE AND ALL PRIOR CONTRACTS OF SALE SHALL BE DEEMED VALID AND SHALL  BE
ENFORCED  UNDER THIS ACT AND THAT THE COUNTY SHALL REQUIRE THE PURCHASER
TO REMEDIATE THE PROPERTY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE  14
OF  ARTICLE  27  OF  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION LAW AND TO PROMOTE
INVESTMENT IN AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUCH PARCELS.
  (C) THE COUNTY SHALL PROVIDE PROPERTY OWNERS WITH AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS
ADVANCE NOTICE OF SUCH SALE IN THE SAME FORM AND MANNER AS  IS  PROVIDED
BY  SUBDIVISION 2 OF SECTION 1190 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW AND SHALL
BE DONE BY REGULAR MAIL TO THE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS.  FAILURE  TO  PROVIDE
SUCH  NOTICE  BY  THE COUNTY SHALL NOT IN ANY WAY AFFECT THE VALIDITY OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09128-01-1
              

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