senate Bill S1708A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to brownfield site cleanup; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Oct 09, 2013 print number 1708a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S1708 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§21, 22 & 23, Tax L; rpld part H §31, Chap 1 of 2003
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6942

S1708 - Summary

Relates to brownfield site cleanup; relates to the repeal of certain brownfield redevelopment tax credits.

S1708 - Sponsor Memo

S1708 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1708

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to brownfield site cleanup; and
  to repeal section 31 of part H of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003 amend-
  ing the tax law relating  to  brownfield  redevelopment  tax  credits,
  relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph 6 of subdivision (b) of section 21  of  the  tax
law,  as  amended  by  section 1 of part H of chapter 577 of the laws of
2004, subparagraph (B) and the closing paragraph as amended by section 1
of part G of chapter 62 of the laws of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  (6) Environmental zones (EN-Zones). An "environmental zone" shall mean
an  area designated as such by the commissioner of economic development.
Such areas so designated are areas which are  census  tracts  and  block
numbering  areas  which,  as  of  the [two thousand] MOST RECENT census,
satisfy either of the following criteria:
  (A) areas that have both:
  (i) a poverty rate of at least twenty percent for the  year  to  which
the data relate; and
  (ii)  an  unemployment  rate of at least one and one-quarter times the
statewide unemployment rate for the year to which the data relate, or;
  (B) areas that have a poverty rate of at least two times  the  poverty
rate for the county in which the areas are located for the year to which
the  data relate [provided, however, that a qualified site shall only be
deemed to be located in an environmental zone  under  this  subparagraph
(B)  if such site was the subject of a brownfield site cleanup agreement

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02997-01-3

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S1708A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§21, 22 & 23, Tax L; rpld part H §31, Chap 1 of 2003
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6942

S1708A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to brownfield site cleanup; relates to the repeal of certain brownfield redevelopment tax credits.

S1708A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1708A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1708--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
  and Government  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to brownfield site cleanup; and
  to repeal section 31 of part H of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003 amend-
  ing  the  tax  law  relating  to brownfield redevelopment tax credits,
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph 6 of subdivision (b) of section 21 of the tax
law, as amended by section 1 of part H of chapter 577  of  the  laws  of
2004, subparagraph (B) and the closing paragraph as amended by section 1
of  part  G  of  chapter  62  of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  (6) Environmental zones (EN-Zones). An "environmental zone" shall mean
an area designated as such by the commissioner of economic  development.
Such  areas  so  designated  are areas which are census tracts and block
numbering areas which, as of the  [two  thousand]  MOST  RECENT  census,
satisfy either of the following criteria:
  (A) areas that have both:
  (i)  a  poverty  rate of at least twenty percent for the year to which
the data relate; and
  (ii) an unemployment rate of at least one and  one-quarter  times  the
statewide unemployment rate for the year to which the data relate, or;
  (B)  areas  that have a poverty rate of at least two times the poverty
rate for the county in which the areas are located for the year to which
the data relate [provided, however, that a qualified site shall only  be
deemed  to  be  located in an environmental zone under this subparagraph
(B) if such site was the subject of a brownfield site cleanup  agreement

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

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