senate Bill S5915A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act"

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Feb 03, 2014 print number 5915b
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Sep 04, 2013 print number 5915a
amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jul 08, 2013 referred to rules

Bill Amendments

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S5915 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8124
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11.00, Loc Fin L

S5915 - Summary

Enacts the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act" authorizing eligible municipalities in certain counties to provide assessment relief for property which was catastrophically damaged by severe weather.

S5915 - Sponsor Memo

S5915 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5915

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 8, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to enact the "flood assessment relief act of 2013"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "flood assessment relief act of 2013".
  S 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this act,  the  following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1. "County" shall mean the county of Montgomery.
  2.  "Taxable  status date" shall mean the date established pursuant to
section 302 of the real property tax law.
  3. "Catastrophically impacted" shall mean a property there is cause to
believe the value of which was diminished as a result of the weather.
  4. "Taxpayer"  shall  mean  the  owner  of  real  property  which  was
catastrophically impacted in a county.
  5. "Assessor" shall mean a town, city, or village assessor or board of
assessors in a county.
  6.  "Property  owner"  shall  mean  the  owner of real property who is
responsible for payment of real property taxes on such property.
  7. "Weather" shall mean the storms, rains, hurricanes, or floods which
occurred in a county between June 20, 2013 and July 7, 2013.
  S 3. Local option. A county may exercise the provisions of this act if
such county's governing body shall, by August 15, 2013,  pass  a  resol-
ution  resolving  to implement the provisions of this act.  Prior to the
passage of such resolution, the chief executive officer of a county  (or
the  representative thereof) shall consult with those local governmental
units which such chief executive  officer  has  reason  to  believe  had
multiple properties whose value was diminished as a result of the weath-
er.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11622-02-3

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S5915A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8124
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11.00, Loc Fin L

S5915A - Summary

Enacts the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act" authorizing eligible municipalities in certain counties to provide assessment relief for property which was catastrophically damaged by severe weather.

S5915A - Sponsor Memo

S5915A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5915--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. TKACZYK, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DILAN, GIANARIS, GIPSON,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice  and  ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to enact the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment  relief
  act", and to amend the local finance law, in relation to real property
  tax refunds and credits in such county

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act".
  S  2.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1. "Eligible county" shall mean  the  counties  of  Oneida,  Herkimer,
Madison, Montgomery and Niagara.
  2.  "Eligible  municipality"  shall  mean  a municipal corporation, as
defined by subdivision 10 of section 102 of the real property  tax  law,
which  is  either: (a) an eligible county; or (b) a city, town, village,
special district, or school district that is wholly or partly  contained
within an eligible county.
  3.  "Impacted  tax  roll"  shall  mean the final assessment roll which
satisfies both of the following conditions: (a) the roll is based upon a
taxable status date occurring prior to June  20,  2013;  and  (b)  taxes
levied  upon  that  roll by or on behalf of a participating municipality
are payable without interest on or after June 20, 2013.
  4. "Participating municipality" shall mean  an  eligible  municipality
that  has  passed  a  local  law,  ordinance,  or resolution pursuant to
section three of this act  to  provide  assessment  relief  to  property
owners  within  such eligible municipality pursuant to the provisions of
this act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11622-03-3

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S5915B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8124
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11.00, Loc Fin L

S5915B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act" authorizing eligible municipalities in certain counties to provide assessment relief for property which was catastrophically damaged by severe weather.

S5915B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5915B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5915--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. TKACZYK, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DILAN, GIANARIS, GIPSON,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LATIMER,  PARKER,  STEWART-COUSINS
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to enact the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment  relief
  act", and to amend the local finance law, in relation to real property
  tax refunds and credits in such county

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act".
  S  2.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1. "Eligible county" shall mean  the  counties  of  Oneida,  Herkimer,
Madison, Montgomery and Niagara.
  2.  "Eligible  municipality"  shall  mean  a municipal corporation, as
defined by subdivision 10 of section 102 of the real property  tax  law,
which  is  either: (a) an eligible county; or (b) a city, town, village,
special district, or school district that is wholly or partly  contained
within an eligible county.
  3.  "Impacted  tax  roll"  shall  mean the final assessment roll which
satisfies both of the following conditions: (a) the roll is based upon a
taxable status date occurring prior to June  20,  2013;  and  (b)  taxes
levied  upon  that  roll by or on behalf of a participating municipality
are payable without interest on or after June 20, 2013.
  4. "Participating municipality" shall mean  an  eligible  municipality
that  has  passed  a  local  law,  ordinance,  or resolution pursuant to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11622-04-4

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