assembly Bill A7297

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development home tax exemption

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to real property taxation
May 10, 2013 referred to real property taxation

A7297 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1710
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6664
2015-2016: A2097, S5013
2017-2018: A931, S874
2019-2020: A49, S2900
2021-2022: A290, S49

A7297 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a green development home tax exemption authorizing a 35% exemption from local real property taxation for homes that are part of green developments as LEED certified or certified by the national association of home builders.

A7297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7297

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  green development home tax exemption

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

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 431 to read as follows:
  S  431.  GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  HOME  TAX EXEMPTION.   1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "MUNICIPALITY" MEANS ANY TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE, EXCEPT FOR A  CITY
HAVING MORE THAN ONE MILLION INHABITANTS.
  (B)  "APPLICANT" MEANS ANY PERSON OBLIGATED TO PAY REAL PROPERTY TAXES
ON THE PROPERTY FOR WHICH AN EXEMPTION FROM REAL  PROPERTY  TAXES  UNDER
THIS SECTION IS SOUGHT.
  (C)  "CERTIFIED  SILVER" SHALL MEAN (I) CERTIFIED BY THE NAHB NATIONAL
GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AT A  PERFORMANCE  POINT  LEVEL  OF
SILVER  OR BETTER, OR (II) LEED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION CERTIFIED SILVER OR
BETTER.
  (D)  "GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  NEIGHBORHOOD"  SHALL  MEAN  A   SUBDIVISION,
CONSISTING OF NEW ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENCES THAT IS (A) EITHER
A  GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  OR  LEED-ND  CERTIFIED,  AND  (B) SUBJECT TO DEED
RESTRICTIONS OR OTHER COVENANTS RUNNING WITH THE LAND WHICH REQUIRE  ALL
RESIDENCES  WITHIN  THE SUBDIVISION TO BE CONSTRUCTED SO AS TO BE CERTI-
FIED SILVER.
  (E) "GREEN DEVELOPMENT" SHALL MEAN A SUBDIVISION  DEVELOPMENT  WITH  A
PERFORMANCE POINT LEVEL OF FOUR STARS AS RATED BY THE NAHB.
  (F) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER-
SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM.
  (G)  "RESIDENCE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
STRUCTURE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04024-02-3