senate Bill S6117A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development home tax exemption for Erie county

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2014 1st report cal.313
Feb 28, 2014 print number 6117a
Feb 28, 2014 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government

S6117 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8855
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3644

S6117 - Summary

Establishes a green development home tax exemption for Erie county authorizing a 35% exemption from local real property taxation for homes that are part of green developments as LEED certified or certified by the national association of home builders.

S6117 - Sponsor Memo

S6117 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6117

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 establishing a
  green development home tax exemption in Erie county

  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 431 to read as follows:
  S 431. ERIE COUNTY GREEN DEVELOPMENT HOME TAX EXEMPTION.   1. AS  USED
IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "APPLICANT" MEANS ANY PERSON OBLIGATED TO PAY REAL PROPERTY TAXES
ON THE PROPERTY FOR WHICH AN EXEMPTION FROM REAL  PROPERTY  TAXES  UNDER
THIS SECTION IS SOUGHT.
  (B)  "CERTIFIED  SILVER" SHALL MEAN (I) CERTIFIED BY THE NAHB NATIONAL
GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AT A  PERFORMANCE  POINT  LEVEL  OF
SILVER  OR BETTER, OR (II) LEED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION CERTIFIED SILVER OR
BETTER.
  (C)  "GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  NEIGHBORHOOD"  SHALL  MEAN  A   SUBDIVISION,
CONSISTING OF NEW ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENCES THAT IS (I) EITHER
A  GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  OR  LEED-ND  CERTIFIED,  AND (II) SUBJECT TO DEED
RESTRICTIONS OR OTHER COVENANTS RUNNING WITH THE LAND WHICH REQUIRE  ALL
RESIDENCES  WITHIN  THE SUBDIVISION TO BE CONSTRUCTED SO AS TO BE CERTI-
FIED SILVER.
  (D) "GREEN DEVELOPMENT" SHALL MEAN A SUBDIVISION  DEVELOPMENT  WITH  A
PERFORMANCE POINT LEVEL OF FOUR STARS AS RATED BY THE NAHB.
  (E) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER-
SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM.
  (F)  "RESIDENCE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
STRUCTURE.
  (G) "LEED-ND" SHALL MEAN LEED FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT.
  (H) "NAHB" SHALL MEAN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04024-05-4

S6117A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8855
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3644

S6117A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a green development home tax exemption for Erie county authorizing a 35% exemption from local real property taxation for homes that are part of green developments as LEED certified or certified by the national association of home builders.

S6117A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6117A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6117--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  green development home tax exemption in Erie county

  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 431 to read as follows:
  S 431. ERIE COUNTY GREEN DEVELOPMENT HOME TAX EXEMPTION.   1. AS  USED
IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "APPLICANT" MEANS ANY PERSON OBLIGATED TO PAY REAL PROPERTY TAXES
ON THE PROPERTY FOR WHICH AN EXEMPTION FROM REAL  PROPERTY  TAXES  UNDER
THIS SECTION IS SOUGHT.
  (B)  "CERTIFIED  SILVER" SHALL MEAN (I) CERTIFIED BY THE NAHB NATIONAL
GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AT A  PERFORMANCE  POINT  LEVEL  OF
SILVER  OR BETTER, OR (II) LEED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION CERTIFIED SILVER OR
BETTER.
  (C)  "GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  NEIGHBORHOOD"  SHALL  MEAN  A   SUBDIVISION,
CONSISTING OF NEW ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENCES THAT IS (A) EITHER
A  GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  OR  LEED-ND  CERTIFIED,  AND  (B) SUBJECT TO DEED
RESTRICTIONS OR OTHER COVENANTS RUNNING WITH THE LAND WHICH REQUIRE  ALL
RESIDENCES  WITHIN  THE SUBDIVISION TO BE CONSTRUCTED SO AS TO BE CERTI-
FIED SILVER.
  (D) "GREEN DEVELOPMENT" SHALL MEAN A SUBDIVISION  DEVELOPMENT  WITH  A
PERFORMANCE POINT LEVEL OF FOUR STARS AS RATED BY THE NAHB.
  (E) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER-
SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM.
  (F)  "RESIDENCE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
STRUCTURE.
  (G) "LEED-ND" SHALL MEAN LEED FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT.
  (H) "NAHB" SHALL MEAN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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