senate Bill S4547A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes limitations upon real property tax levies in cities having a population of one million or more

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Mar 06, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 04, 2014 1st report cal.235
Feb 10, 2014 print number 4547a
amend and recommit to cities
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.427
Apr 10, 2013 referred to cities

Votes

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Mar 4, 2014 - Cities committee Vote

S4547A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2014

Apr 23, 2013 - Cities committee Vote

S4547
6
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S4547 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6431A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-d, Gen Muni L; amd §23, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2866A, A4741A

S4547 - Summary

Limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property taxes.

S4547 - Sponsor Memo

S4547 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4547

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the  municipal  home  rule
  law,  in  relation  to establishing limitations upon real property tax
  levies in cities with a population of one million or more

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 3-d to read as follows:
  S 3-D. LIMITATION UPON REAL PROPERTY TAX LEVIES  BY  CITIES  HAVING  A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW,
THE  AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF OF
ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
TAX LEVY LIMITATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ALLOWABLE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR" SHALL BE THE LESSER OF: (I) ONE AND
TWO ONE-HUNDREDTHS; OR (II) THE SUM OF ONE PLUS  THE  INFLATION  FACTOR;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT IN NO CASE SHALL THE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR BE LESS
THAN ONE.
  (B) "APPROVED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES" MEANS THE EXPENDITURES  ASSOCIATED
WITH CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  (C) "AVAILABLE CARRYOVER" MEANS THE SUM OF THE AMOUNT BY WHICH THE TAX
LEVY  FOR  THE  PRIOR  FISCAL YEAR WAS BELOW THE TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH
FISCAL YEAR, IF ANY, BUT NO MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF  PERCENT  OF  THE
TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH FISCAL YEAR.
  (D) "CAPITAL TAX LEVY" MEANS THE TAX LEVY NECESSARY TO SUPPORT CAPITAL
EXPENDITURES, IF ANY.
  (E) "COMING FISCAL YEAR" MEANS THE FISCAL YEAR OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FOR  WHICH  A  TAX  LEVY LIMITATION SHALL BE DETERMINED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05440-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4547A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6431A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-d, Gen Muni L; amd §23, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2866A, A4741A

S4547A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property taxes.

S4547A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4547A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4547--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Cities 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 general municipal law and the  municipal  home  rule
  law,  in  relation  to establishing limitations upon real property tax
  levies in cities with a population of one million or more

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 3-d to read as follows:
  S 3-D. LIMITATION UPON REAL PROPERTY TAX LEVIES  BY  CITIES  HAVING  A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW,
THE  AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF OF
ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
TAX LEVY LIMITATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ALLOWABLE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR" SHALL BE THE LESSER OF: (I) ONE AND
TWO ONE-HUNDREDTHS; OR (II) THE SUM OF ONE PLUS  THE  INFLATION  FACTOR;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT IN NO CASE SHALL THE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR BE LESS
THAN ONE.
  (B) "APPROVED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES" MEANS THE EXPENDITURES  ASSOCIATED
WITH CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  (C) "AVAILABLE CARRYOVER" MEANS THE SUM OF THE AMOUNT BY WHICH THE TAX
LEVY  FOR  THE  PRIOR  FISCAL YEAR WAS BELOW THE TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH
FISCAL YEAR, IF ANY, BUT NO MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF  PERCENT  OF  THE
TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH FISCAL YEAR.
  (D) "CAPITAL TAX LEVY" MEANS THE TAX LEVY NECESSARY TO SUPPORT CAPITAL
EXPENDITURES, IF ANY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05440-02-4

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