senate Bill S1355

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of taxation and finance to promulgate a uniform assessment code

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S1355 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, add §303, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S550
2009-2010: S254

S1355 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of taxation and finance to promulgate a uniform assessment code.

S1355 - Sponsor Memo

S1355 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1355

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, LARKIN -- 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 directing  the
  commissioner of taxation and finance to establish a uniform assessment
  code

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (m), (n),  (o)  and  (p)  of  subdivision  1  of
section  202  of  the  real property tax law, as amended by section 6 of
part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, are amended and  a  new  para-
graph (q) is added to read as follows:
  (m)  Exercise  and  perform  such  other  powers  and duties as may be
conferred or imposed on him or her by law[.];
  (n) Monitor the quality of local assessment  practices  by  individual
assessing units[.];
  (o) Impose, collect and receive such charges or fees as may be author-
ized by statute[.];
  (p) Promulgate rules and regulations for the ascertainment and report-
ing  of  "assessment  record  billing  owner" information, as defined in
section one hundred three of the eminent domain procedure law,  for  the
purposes of the administration of such law[.];
  (Q) PROMULGATE A UNIFORM ASSESSMENT CODE.
  S  2. The real property tax law is amended by adding a new section 303
to read as follows:
  S 303. UNIFORM ASSESSMENT CODE. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN ITS  RULES,
PROMULGATE  A UNIFORM ASSESSMENT CODE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF REAL PROPER-
TY. SUCH CODE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,  STANDARDS  FOR  THE
VALUATION  OF  PROPERTY,  MAINTENANCE  OF INFORMATION, SCHEDULES FOR THE
APPRAISALS OF PROPERTY AND MAINTENANCE  OF  UNIFORMITY  OF  ASSESSMENTS.
COUNTIES MAY, IN THEIR DISCRETION, ADOPT SUCH CODE FOR THE CITIES, TOWNS

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

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