senate Bill S4770A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to property tax benefits for anaerobic digestion of agricultural waste

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.272
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.662
substituted for a7982
Jun 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 amended on third reading (t) 4770a
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1055
Apr 23, 2013 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S4770 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7982
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§483-a & 487, RPT L

S4770 - Summary

Relates to property tax benefits for anaerobic digestion of agricultural waste.

S4770 - Sponsor Memo

S4770 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4770

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 manure storage
  and handling facilities

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

  Section  1.  Section  483-a of the real property tax law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION  THE  TERM  "MANURE  STORAGE  AND
HANDLING  FACILITIES"  SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO A RENEWABLE
ENERGY GENERATION FACILITY AT WHICH BIOGAS MADE FROM ANAEROBIC DIGESTION
IS USED TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10140-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4770A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7982
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§483-a & 487, RPT L

S4770A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to property tax benefits for anaerobic digestion of agricultural waste.

S4770A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4770A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4770--A
    Cal. No. 1055

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, MAZIARZ, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local
  Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law, in relation to property tax
  benefits for anaerobic digestion of agricultural waste

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 483-a of the real property tax
law, as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 1995, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  1. Structures permanently affixed to agricultural land for the purpose
of preserving and storing forage in edible condition[,]; farm feed grain
storage  bins[,]; commodity sheds[,]; manure storage [and], handling AND
TREATMENT facilities, INCLUDING COMPOSTING  OR  ANAEROBIC  DIGESTION  OF
AGRICULTURAL  MATERIALS,  SUCH  AS  LIVESTOCK MANURE AND FARMING WASTES,
FOOD RESIDUALS OR OTHER ORGANIC WASTES ASSOCIATED WITH  FOOD  PRODUCTION
OR CONSUMPTION WITH AT LEAST FIFTY PERCENT BY WEIGHT OF ITS FEEDSTOCK ON
AN  ANNUAL  BASIS BEING LIVESTOCK MANURE, FARMING WASTES AND CROPS GROWN
SPECIFICALLY FOR USE AS ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OR COMPOSTING FEEDSTOCK  AND
INCLUDING  ANY EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO THE PROCESS OF PRODUCING, COLLECT-
ING, STORING, CLEANING AND CONVERTING BIOGAS INTO FORMS  OF  ENERGY  AND
TRANSPORTING  BIOGAS  OR ENERGY ON-SITE; and bulk milk tanks and coolers
used to hold milk awaiting shipment to market shall be exempt from taxa-
tion, special ad valorem levies and special assessments.    "FOOD  RESI-
DUALS"  MEANS  ORGANIC  MATERIAL,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, FOOD
SCRAPS, FOOD PROCESSING RESIDUE,  AND  RELATED  SOILED  OR  UNRECYCLABLE
PAPER USED IN FOOD PACKAGING, PREPARATION OR CLEANUP.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10140-02-3

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