senate Bill S1710B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development home tax exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.736
Jan 15, 2014 print number 1710b
amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 09, 2014 print number 1710a
amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2013 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.324
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

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May 13, 2014 - Local Government committee Vote

S1710B
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 13, 2014

Apr 16, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S1710
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
Original
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B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S1710 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7297
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6664

S1710 - 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.

S1710 - Sponsor Memo

S1710 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1710

                       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 Local Government

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.
  (H) "LEED-ND" SHALL MEAN LEED FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT.
  (I) "NAHB" SHALL MEAN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS.

Co-Sponsors

S1710A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7297
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6664

S1710A - 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.

S1710A - Sponsor Memo

S1710A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1710--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 Local Government
  -- recommitted 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 establishing a
  green development home tax exemption in Erie county

  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.  ERIE COUNTY GREEN DEVELOPMENT HOME TAX EXEMPTION.  1. AS USED
IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "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.
  (B) "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.
  (C)   "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.
  (D)  "GREEN  DEVELOPMENT"  SHALL MEAN A SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT WITH A
PERFORMANCE POINT LEVEL OF FOUR STARS AS RATED BY THE NAHB.
  (E) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER-
SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM.

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

Co-Sponsors

S1710B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7297
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6664

S1710B (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.

S1710B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1710B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1710--B

                       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 Local Government
  -- recommitted 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 -- 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 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.

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

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