Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016
referred to real property taxation
|Jan 15, 2015
referred to real property taxation
Assembly Bill A2097
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-A2097 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-A2097 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2097 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 15, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a green development home tax exemption 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. GREEN DEVELOPMENT HOME TAX EXEMPTION. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "MUNICIPALITY" MEANS ANY TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE, EXCEPT FOR A CITY HAVING MORE THAN ONE MILLION INHABITANTS. (B) "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. (C) "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. (D) "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. (E) "GREEN DEVELOPMENT" SHALL MEAN A SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT WITH A PERFORMANCE POINT LEVEL OF FOUR STARS AS RATED BY THE NAHB. (F) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER- SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM. (G) "RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN A ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06322-01-5
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