senate Bill S3956B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to a tax credit for visitability

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1380
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 27, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2014 print number 3956c
amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1264
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2013 print number 3956b
amend and recommit to finance
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 01, 2013 print number 3956a
amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Feb 28, 2013 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S3956C
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
1
Abstained
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Jan 27, 2014 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S3956C
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 27, 2014

aye wr (1)

Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S3956B
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2013 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S3956A
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 21, 2013

aye wr (1)

Bill Amendments

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S3956 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L

S3956 - Summary

Relates to a credit for purchase, construction or retrofitting of a principal residence to achieve universal visitability pursuant to standards adopted by the division of housing and community renewal.

S3956 - Sponsor Memo

S3956 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3956

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the universal design
  incentive

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  intent  and findings. The legislature hereby
finds that the availability of accessible housing opportunities is vital
to the safety and welfare of persons  with  limited  mobility  including
seniors and persons with either permanent or temporary physical disabil-
ities.
  This  act  provides  for a Universal Design Incentive (UDI) permit fee
structure and other benefits that reduce the cost  and  time  needed  to
create accessible and adaptable housing. An increase in the inventory of
such single and multi-family dwellings is needed  to meet the needs of a
growing number of residents and visitors with disabilities and for those
who  wish to retire in their own homes as is commonly referred to as the
ability to "age-in-place".
  The legislature hereby provides this UDI legislation to stimulate  the
development  of adaptable and accessible housing by offering permits for
both new dwellings and for alterations to existing  dwellings  under  an
incentive based fee structure with expedited application processing. The
UDI  also  provides for the exemption from certain dimensional (setback)
requirements for alterations to existing dwellings that are necessary to
create  an  accessible  entryway.  Further,  the  UDI  provides  for  an
exemption  from maximum floor area and lot coverage calculations for new
and substantially altered single family dwellings. This act is  intended
to  encourage  and  expedite the development of additional local housing
opportunities for independent living.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09442-01-3

S3956A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L

S3956A - Summary

Relates to a credit for purchase, construction or retrofitting of a principal residence to achieve universal visitability pursuant to standards adopted by the division of housing and community renewal.

S3956A - Sponsor Memo

S3956A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3956--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to providing a tax  credit  for
  universal visitability

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

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (ww) to read as follows:
  (WW) UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY TAX CREDIT. 1. FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING
ON  OR  AFTER  APRIL  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, A RESIDENT TAXPAYER
SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR  A
PORTION OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY SUCH RESIDENT TAXPAYER FOR A
NEW  PRINCIPAL  RESIDENCE  ATTRIBUTABLE TO UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY OR THE
TOTAL AMOUNT EXPENDED BY A RESIDENT TAXPAYER  TO  RETROFIT  AN  EXISTING
PRINCIPAL  RESIDENCE TO ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY PROVIDED THAT THE
NEW PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OR THE RETROFITTING OF  THE  EXISTING  PRINCIPAL
RESIDENCE IS LOCATED WITHIN THIS STATE AND DESIGNED TO PROVIDE UNIVERSAL
VISITABILITY AS DEFINED THROUGH THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED
BY  GUIDELINES  DEVELOPED  BY  THE  DIVISION  OF  HOUSING  AND COMMUNITY
RENEWAL.
  2. THE CREDIT SHALL BE ALLOWED FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IN WHICH THE RESI-
DENCE HAS BEEN PURCHASED OR CONSTRUCTED, OR THE  RETROFITTING  OR  RENO-
VATION  OF  THE  RESIDENCE  OR  RESIDENTIAL UNIT HAS BEEN COMPLETED. THE
CREDIT ALLOWED UNDER THIS SECTION  SHALL  NOT  EXCEED  (I)  TWENTY-SEVEN
HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW RESIDENCE, OR (II) FIFTY
PERCENT  OF  THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT EXPENDED, BUT NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-SEVEN
HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR THE RETROFITTING OR RENOVATION OF EACH  EXIST-
ING RESIDENCE OR UNIT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09442-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S3956B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L

S3956B - Summary

Relates to a credit for purchase, construction or retrofitting of a principal residence to achieve universal visitability pursuant to standards adopted by the division of housing and community renewal.

S3956B - Sponsor Memo

S3956B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3956--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  -- 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, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the tax law, in relation to providing a tax credit for
  universal visitability

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

  Section  1.  Section  606  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (ww) to read as follows:
  (WW) UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY TAX CREDIT. 1. FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING
ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  FOURTEEN,  A  RESIDENT  TAXPAYER
SHALL  BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR A
PORTION OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY SUCH RESIDENT TAXPAYER FOR A
NEW PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE ATTRIBUTABLE TO UNIVERSAL  VISITABILITY  OR  THE
TOTAL  AMOUNT  EXPENDED  BY  A RESIDENT TAXPAYER TO RETROFIT AN EXISTING
PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE TO ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY PROVIDED THAT  THE
NEW  PRINCIPAL  RESIDENCE  OR THE RETROFITTING OF THE EXISTING PRINCIPAL
RESIDENCE IS LOCATED WITHIN THIS STATE AND DESIGNED TO PROVIDE UNIVERSAL
VISITABILITY AS DEFINED THROUGH THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED
BY GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY THE DIVISION OF CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINIS-
TRATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
  2. THE CREDIT SHALL BE ALLOWED FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IN WHICH THE RESI-
DENCE HAS BEEN PURCHASED OR CONSTRUCTED, OR THE  RETROFITTING  OR  RENO-
VATION  OF  THE  RESIDENCE  OR  RESIDENTIAL UNIT HAS BEEN COMPLETED. THE
CREDIT ALLOWED UNDER THIS SECTION  SHALL  NOT  EXCEED  (I)  TWENTY-SEVEN
HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW RESIDENCE, OR (II) FIFTY
PERCENT  OF  THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT EXPENDED, BUT NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-SEVEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09442-04-3

Co-Sponsors

S3956C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L

S3956C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a credit for purchase, construction or retrofitting of a principal residence to achieve universal visitability pursuant to standards adopted by the division of housing and community renewal.

S3956C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3956C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3956--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported favorably from said committee  and  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Finance  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the tax law, in relation to providing a tax credit for
  universal visitability

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

  Section  1.  Section  606  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (xx) to read as follows:
  (XX) UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY TAX CREDIT. 1. FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING
ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, A RESIDENT TAXPAYER SHALL
BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE  TAX  IMPOSED  BY  THIS  ARTICLE  FOR  A
PORTION OF THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY SUCH RESIDENT TAXPAYER FOR A
NEW  PRINCIPAL  RESIDENCE  ATTRIBUTABLE TO UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY OR THE
TOTAL AMOUNT EXPENDED BY A RESIDENT TAXPAYER  TO  RETROFIT  AN  EXISTING
PRINCIPAL  RESIDENCE TO ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL VISITABILITY PROVIDED THAT THE
NEW PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE OR THE RETROFITTING OF  THE  EXISTING  PRINCIPAL
RESIDENCE IS LOCATED WITHIN THIS STATE AND DESIGNED TO PROVIDE UNIVERSAL
VISITABILITY AS DEFINED THROUGH THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED
BY GUIDELINES DEVELOPED BY THE DIVISION OF CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINIS-
TRATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
  2. THE CREDIT SHALL BE ALLOWED FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IN WHICH THE RESI-
DENCE  HAS  BEEN  PURCHASED OR CONSTRUCTED, OR THE RETROFITTING OR RENO-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09442-06-3

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