senate Bill S1004A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes state reimbursement to municipal corporations for tax revenue lost and expenses incurred as a result of the reduced assessment of forest land

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 1004a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

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S1004 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1712A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§480 & 480-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1491A, A427
2009-2010: A10905, S690, A773

S1004 - Summary

Authorizes a procedure whereby the chief executive officer of a municipal corporation in which there is located privately owned forest lands which are exempt from real property taxes to make application to the state for reimbursement for revenues lost as a result of such exemption.

S1004 - Sponsor Memo

S1004 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1004

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the assessment
  of private forest lands and to provide state assistance  to  municipal
  corporations relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 480 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  (A)  THE  CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFICER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IN
WHICH THERE ARE PRIVATELY OWNED  FOREST  LANDS  WHICH  ARE  ASSESSED  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION MAY
MAKE APPLICATION FOR STATE ASSISTANCE AS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B) APPLICATION FOR STATE  ASSISTANCE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL CONTAIN
SUCH INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSION-
ER  AND  THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY
TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (C) UPON RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION FOR STATE ASSISTANCE, SUCH PRIVATE
FOREST LANDS SHALL BE VALUED BY THE STATE BOARD AND THE CUMULATIVE VALUE
OF ALL SUCH LANDS SHALL BE EQUALIZED BY APPLYING THERETO THE APPROPRIATE
STATE EQUALIZATION RATE OR  SPECIAL  EQUALIZATION  RATE  ESTABLISHED  IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  (D) IF THE CUMULATIVE VALUE DETERMINED AND EQUALIZED PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH  (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION EXCEEDS THE TAXABLE ASSESSED VALUATION OF
SUCH PROPERTY ON THE PRECEDING ASSESSMENT ROLL, AS REQUIRED BY  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF THIS SECTION THE STATE BOARD SHALL COMPUTE THE AMOUNT OF
STATE ASSISTANCE PAYABLE TO OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF EACH MUNICIPAL  CORPO-
RATION  BY APPLYING TO THE AMOUNT OF THE EXCESS THE APPROPRIATE TAX RATE
OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND SUCH AMOUNT SHALL BE PAID ON AUDIT  AND

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

S1004A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1712A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§480 & 480-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1491A, A427
2009-2010: A10905, S690, A773

S1004A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a procedure whereby the chief executive officer of a municipal corporation in which there is located privately owned forest lands which are exempt from real property taxes to make application to the state for reimbursement for revenues lost as a result of such exemption.

S1004A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1004A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1004--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the assessment
  of private forest lands and to provide state assistance  to  municipal
  corporations relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 480 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  (A)  THE  CHIEF  EXECUTIVE  OFFICER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IN
WHICH THERE ARE PRIVATELY OWNED  FOREST  LANDS  WHICH  ARE  ASSESSED  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION MAY
MAKE APPLICATION FOR STATE ASSISTANCE AS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B) APPLICATION FOR STATE  ASSISTANCE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL CONTAIN
SUCH INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSION-
ER  AND  THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY
TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (C) UPON RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION FOR STATE ASSISTANCE, SUCH PRIVATE
FOREST LANDS SHALL BE VALUED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  THE  CUMULATIVE
VALUE  OF  ALL  SUCH  LANDS  SHALL  BE EQUALIZED BY APPLYING THERETO THE
APPROPRIATE STATE EQUALIZATION RATE OR SPECIAL EQUALIZATION RATE  ESTAB-
LISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  (D) IF THE CUMULATIVE VALUE DETERMINED AND EQUALIZED PURSUANT TO PARA-
GRAPH  (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION EXCEEDS THE TAXABLE ASSESSED VALUATION OF
SUCH PROPERTY ON THE PRECEDING ASSESSMENT ROLL, AS REQUIRED BY  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE OF THIS SECTION THE COMMISSIONER SHALL COMPUTE THE AMOUNT OF

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

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