senate Bill S1961A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes an energy system tax stabilization reserve fund in the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in the real property tax levy

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 17, 2013 amended on third reading 1961b
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1313
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 25, 2013 print number 1961a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S1961B
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1961A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1961A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S1961A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
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B (Active)

S1961 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7760
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6835

S1961 - Summary

Establishes an energy system tax stabilization reserve fund in the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in the school district's real property tax levy resulting from decreases in revenue due to changes in the amount of or termination of payments in lieu of taxes receivable.

S1961 - Sponsor Memo

S1961 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1961

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to establish an energy system tax stabilization reserve  fund  in
  the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in
  the school district's real property tax levy

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that the
private development and ownership of wind energy systems located  within
the  Lowville  Central  School District may result in instability in the
real property tax base and the budgets of the district due to the uncer-
tainty with the assessments of such wind energy systems at the time  the
payments in lieu of taxes terminate.
  S 2. Definitions. As used in this act:
  (a)  "Board  of  education" or "board" means the board of education of
the Lowville Central School District.
  (b) "Energy system tax stabilization reserve fund" or "fund" means the
energy system tax stabilization reserve  fund  established  pursuant  to
this act.
  (c)  "Payments  in lieu of taxes" or "payments" means payments in lieu
of taxes receivable by the school district pursuant to contracts entered
into in accordance with section 487 of the  real  property  tax  law  or
subdivision  15  of section 858 of the general municipal law on any wind
energy system located wholly or partially within  the  Lowville  Central
School District.
  (d)  "School district" or "district" means the Lowville Central School
District.
  (e) "Wind energy systems" shall be defined as in section  487  of  the
real  property  tax law and shall include the land upon which the system

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01518-01-3

S1961A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7760
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6835

S1961A - Summary

Establishes an energy system tax stabilization reserve fund in the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in the school district's real property tax levy resulting from decreases in revenue due to changes in the amount of or termination of payments in lieu of taxes receivable.

S1961A - Sponsor Memo

S1961A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1961--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to establish an energy system tax stabilization reserve fund in
  the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in
  the school district's real property tax levy

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that the
private  development and ownership of wind energy systems located within
the Lowville Central School District may result in  instability  in  the
real property tax base and the budgets of the district due to the uncer-
tainty  with the assessments of such wind energy systems at the time the
payments in lieu of taxes terminate.
  S 2. Definitions. As used in this act:
  (a) "Board of education" or "board" means the board  of  education  of
the Lowville Central School District.
  (b) "Energy system tax stabilization reserve fund" or "fund" means the
energy  system  tax  stabilization  reserve fund established pursuant to
this act.
  (c) "Payments in lieu of taxes" or "payments" means payments  in  lieu
of taxes receivable by the school district pursuant to contracts entered
into  in  accordance  with  section  487 of the real property tax law or
subdivision 15 of section 858 of the general municipal law on  any  wind
energy  system  located  wholly or partially within the Lowville Central
School District.
  (d) "School district" or "district" means the Lowville Central  School
District.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01518-02-3

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7760
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6835

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an energy system tax stabilization reserve fund in the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in the school district's real property tax levy resulting from decreases in revenue due to changes in the amount of or termination of payments in lieu of taxes receivable.

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1961--B
    Cal. No. 1313

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee and
  committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged and said
  bill committed to the Committee on Rules -- ordered to a  third  read-
  ing,  amended  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order
  of third reading

AN ACT to establish an energy system tax stabilization reserve  fund  in
  the Lowville Central School District to lessen or prevent increases in
  the school district's real property tax levy

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that the
private development and ownership of wind energy systems located  within
the  Lowville  Central  School District may result in instability in the
real property tax base and the budgets of the district due to the uncer-
tainty with the assessments of such wind energy systems at the time  the
payments in lieu of taxes terminate.
  S 2. Definitions. As used in this act:
  (a)  "Board  of  education" or "board" means the board of education of
the Lowville Central School District.
  (b) "Energy system tax stabilization reserve fund" or "fund" means the
energy system tax stabilization reserve  fund  established  pursuant  to
this act.
  (c)  "Payments  in lieu of taxes" or "payments" means payments in lieu
of taxes receivable by the school district pursuant to contracts entered
into in accordance with section 487 of the  real  property  tax  law  or
subdivision  15  of section 858 of the general municipal law on any wind

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

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