|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S253
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S253 - Details
S253 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S253 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to providing a tax abatement related to the removal of leaded paint PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides a tax abatement to landlords for the removal of leaded paint from their residential properties. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Would amend the real property tax law by adding section 467-g. The new section defines relevant terms and allows a partial tax abatement of real property taxes for residential rental dwellings where the owner removes leaded paint from the building. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER:: This bill will amend the real property tax law by creating a partial tax abatement of real property taxes for residential rental property owners that remove leaded paint from their buildings. JUSTIFICATION: Lead paint has historically been documented as endangering the public health by impairing the development of children. To help protect against this harm, this bill provides an incentive, in the form of a
S253 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 253 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 providing a tax abatement related to the removal of leaded paint 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 467-g to read as follows: S 467-G. PARTIAL TAX ABATEMENT FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNERS FOR COSTS RELATED TO THE REMOVAL OF LEADED PAINT. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: A. "REAL PROPERTY TAX YEAR" MEANS THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD FOR WHICH REAL PROPERTY TAXES ARE CHARGED; IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK THE REAL PROP- ERTY TAX YEAR IS JULY FIRST THROUGH JUNE THIRTIETH OF THE NEXT CALENDAR YEAR. B. "SUPERVISING AGENCY" MEANS THE COMPTROLLER IN A MUNICIPALITY HAVING A COMPTROLLER; IN A MUNICIPALITY HAVING NO COMPTROLLER, THE CHIEF FISCAL OFFICER OF SUCH MUNICIPALITY; EXCEPT THAT IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK IT SHALL BE THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT. C. "LEADED PAINT" MEANS PAINT OR ANY SIMILAR SURFACE-COATING MATERIAL CONTAINING MORE THAN ONE-HALF OF ONE PER CENTUM OF METALLIC LEAD BASED ON THE TOTAL WEIGHT OF THE CONTAINED SOLIDS OR DRIED PAINT FILM. D. "COST OF REMOVAL OF LEADED PAINT" MEANS COSTS INCURRED FOR EQUIP- MENT, LABOR AND MATERIALS REQUIRED TO SAFELY REMOVE LEADED PAINT FROM INTERIOR SURFACES, WINDOW SILLS, WINDOW FRAMES OR PORCHES. 2. THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IS HEREBY AUTHOR- IZED AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE, OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ABATEMENT OF TAXES OF SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IMPOSED ON REAL PROPERTY. SUCH ABATEMENT SHALL WORK AS FOLLOWS: AN OWNER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A PARTIAL TAX ABATEMENT OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAXES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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