senate Bill S2529A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts a homeowner from any tax increases when installing a solar energy system on their home

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1047
Apr 24, 2013 print number 2529a
amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 18, 2013 referred to local government

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Local Government committee Vote

S2529A
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S2529 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1366A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3409, A3544
2009-2010: S4915, A4896

S2529 - Summary

Exempts a homeowner from any tax increases when installing a solar energy system on their home.

S2529 - Sponsor Memo

S2529 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2529

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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  permanently
  exempting a homeowner from tax increases when installing a solar ener-
  gy system on their home

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2, 5, 8 and 9 of section 487 of the real prop-
erty tax law, subdivisions 2 and 8 as amended by chapter 515 of the laws
of 2002, subdivision 8 as further amended by subdivision (b) of  section
1  of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 5 as amended
by chapter 366 of the laws of 2010 and subdivision 9 as added by chapter
608 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read as follows:
  2. Real property which includes a solar or wind energy system or  farm
waste  energy  system approved in accordance with the provisions of this
section shall be exempt from taxation to the extent of any  increase  in
the value thereof by reason of the inclusion of such solar or wind ener-
gy  system  or farm waste energy system [for a period of fifteen years].
When a solar or wind energy system or components thereof or  farm  waste
energy system also serve as part of the building structure, the increase
in  value  which  shall  be  exempt  from taxation shall be equal to the
assessed value attributable to such system or components  multiplied  by
the  ratio  of  the incremental cost of such system or components to the
total cost of such system or components.
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems which
are (a) existing or constructed prior to July  first,  nineteen  hundred
eighty-eight [or], (b) constructed subsequent to January first, nineteen
hundred  ninety-one  and prior to January first, two thousand fifteen OR
(C) SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTED ON ONE, TWO, THREE OR  FOUR  FAMILY
HOMES ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04147-01-3

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S2529A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1366A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3409, A3544
2009-2010: S4915, A4896

S2529A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts a homeowner from any tax increases when installing a solar energy system on their home.

S2529A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2529A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2529--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCELLINO, GIPSON -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment -- 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 exempting a
  homeowner from tax increases when installing a solar energy system  on
  certain homes on or after January 1, 2016

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 487 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  366 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems which
are (a) existing or constructed prior to July  first,  nineteen  hundred
eighty-eight [or], (b) constructed subsequent to January first, nineteen
hundred  ninety-one  and prior to January first, two thousand fifteen OR
(C) SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS CONSTRUCTED ON ONE, TWO, THREE OR  FOUR  FAMILY
HOMES ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04147-02-3

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