senate Bill S7026A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the exemption from taxation for certain solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 04, 2014 signed chap.344
Aug 25, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.199
substituted for a9446a
Jun 11, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 amended on third reading 7026a
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.891
Apr 16, 2014 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

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S7026 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9446A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S7026 - Summary

Relates to the exemption from taxation for certain solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems; specifies that construction of a solar or wind energy system or a farm waste energy system is deemed to begin at the full execution of an interconnection agreement with a utility; requires the taxing jurisdiction to notify the owner or developer of the contract requirement for payments in lieu of taxes.

S7026 - Sponsor Memo

S7026 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7026

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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 exemption from
  taxation for certain solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy
  systems

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 487 of the real property tax law,
as amended by chapter 366 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems which
are  (a)  existing  or constructed prior to July first, nineteen hundred
eighty-eight or (b) constructed subsequent to  January  first,  nineteen
hundred  ninety-one  and  prior to January first, two thousand [fifteen]
TWENTY-FIVE.
  S 2. Subdivision 8 of section 487 of the real  property  tax  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  515  of the laws of 2002 and as further amended by
subdivision (b) of section 1 of part W of chapter  56  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  subdivision two of this
section, a county, city, town or village may by local law  or  a  school
district, other than a school district to which article fifty-two of the
education law applies, may by resolution provide that no exemption under
this section shall be applicable within its jurisdiction with respect to
any   solar   or   wind  energy  system  or  farm  waste  energy  system
[constructed] WHICH BEGAN  CONSTRUCTION  subsequent  to  January  first,
nineteen  hundred  ninety-one  or  the effective date of such local law,
ordinance or resolution, whichever is later. A copy of  any  such  local
law  or  resolution  shall  be  filed with the commissioner and with the
president of the authority.
  (B) CONSTRUCTION OF A SOLAR OR WIND ENERGY  SYSTEM  OR  A  FARM  WASTE
ENERGY  SYSTEM  SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEGUN UPON THE FULL EXECUTION OF
AN INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT WITH A UTILITY; PROVIDED HOWEVER,  THAT  IF

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7026A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9446A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the exemption from taxation for certain solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems; specifies that construction of a solar or wind energy system or a farm waste energy system is deemed to begin at the full execution of an interconnection agreement with a utility; requires the taxing jurisdiction to notify the owner or developer of the contract requirement for payments in lieu of taxes.

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7026A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7026--A
    Cal. No. 891

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ,  AVELLA,  BOYLE, DILAN, GIPSON, LATIMER,
  SERRANO -- 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 exemption from
  taxation for certain solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy
  systems

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 487 of the real property tax law,
as amended by chapter 366 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to solar or wind energy systems or farm waste energy systems which
are  (a)  existing  or constructed prior to July first, nineteen hundred
eighty-eight or (b) constructed subsequent to  January  first,  nineteen
hundred  ninety-one  and  prior to January first, two thousand [fifteen]
TWENTY-FIVE.
  S 2. Subdivision 8 of section 487 of the real  property  tax  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  515  of the laws of 2002 and as further amended by
subdivision (b) of section 1 of part W of chapter  56  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of  subdivision two of this
section, a county, city, town or village may by local law  or  a  school
district, other than a school district to which article fifty-two of the
education law applies, may by resolution provide that no exemption under
this section shall be applicable within its jurisdiction with respect to
any   solar   or   wind  energy  system  or  farm  waste  energy  system
[constructed] WHICH BEGAN  CONSTRUCTION  subsequent  to  January  first,
nineteen  hundred  ninety-one  or  the effective date of such local law,
ordinance or resolution, whichever is later. A copy of  any  such  local

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

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