senate Bill S2917

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 2917a
Apr 11, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2016 1st report cal.525
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 12, 2015 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 29, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 28, 2015 1st report cal.480
Mar 17, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 30, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Apr 5, 2016 - Local Government committee Vote

S2917
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Apr 5, 2016

excused (1)

Apr 28, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S2917
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 17, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S2917
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2015

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S2917 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §901, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4512
2017-2018: S3131

S2917 - Summary

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy.

S2917 - Sponsor Memo

S2917 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2917

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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  authorizing
  the  city  of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties,
  costs and fines to the city's  annual  tax  levy  in  accordance  with
  applicable law

  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 901 to read as follows:
  S 901. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1.
IN  ADDITION  TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER OTHERWISE GRANTED BY
LAW, THE CITY OF SYRACUSE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED  TO  COLLECT  ANY  UNPAID
HOUSING  CODE  VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES THROUGH PLACEMENT BY
THE CITY'S COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE ON THE  CITY'S  ANNUAL  TAX  LEVY  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY'S TAX AND ASSESS-
MENT ACT (CHAPTER SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED  SIX,  AS
AMENDED).
  2. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY
SUCH UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES SHALL HAVE
BEEN  ADJUDICATED AND IMPOSED THROUGH A JUDGMENT IN A COURT OF COMPETENT
JURISDICTION ON AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, AS  CERTIFIED
BY  THE  CITY'S  CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE, AND
HAVE REMAINED UNPAID FOR ONE YEAR PRECEDING THE PLACEMENT ON THE  CITY'S
TAX LEVY.
  3. SUCH HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTY, COST OR FINE AS SET FORTH IN A
COPY OF THE JUDGMENT CERTIFIED BY THE CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  FINANCE  SHALL  BE SET DOWN IN THE ANNUAL TAX LEVY UNDER THE
HEADING UNCOLLECTED FINES AND PENALTIES AND SHALL  BE  LEVIED,  ENFORCED
AND  COLLECTED  IN THE SAME MANNER, BY THE SAME PROCEEDINGS, AT THE SAME
TIME, UNDER THE SAME PENALTIES AND HAVING THE SAME LIEN UPON THE PROPER-
TY ASSESSED AS THE GENERAL CITY TAX AND AS A PART THEREOF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

Co-Sponsors

S2917A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §901, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4512
2017-2018: S3131

S2917A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy.

S2917A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2917A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2917--A
    Cal. No. 525

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  VALESKY  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Local Government in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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 authorizing
  the city of Syracuse to treat unpaid building code and fire code fines
  as delinquent taxes and impose tax liens upon the real property  which
  is the subject of such fines

  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 901 to read as follows:
  S  901. AUTHORIZING INCLUSION IN THE TAX LEVY OF CERTAIN FINES IMPOSED
BY THE CITY OF SYRACUSE. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE
CONTRARY,  THE  CITY  OF  SYRACUSE,  ACTING BY AND THROUGH ITS GOVERNING
BODY, MAY ENACT A LOCAL LAW,  ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION  PROVIDING  THAT
FINALLY ADJUDICATED FINES IMPOSED UPON REAL PROPERTY, OTHER THAN A PROP-
ERTY SERVING AS THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE OWNERS THER-
EOF,  FOR  BUILDING  CODE AND FIRE CODE VIOLATIONS SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE
DELINQUENT TAXES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISION OF  THIS  SECTION.  NO
SUCH  LAW,  ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO TAKE EFFECT UNTIL
IT SHALL HAVE BEEN FILED WITH THE CLERK OF THE CITY OF SYRACUSE AND  THE
APPROPRIATE COLLECTING OFFICER.
  2.  SUCH  LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE AND RESOLUTION SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCE-
DURE FOR THE JUDICIAL DETERMINATION AND ADJUDICATION OF  THE  UNDERLYING
CIRCUMSTANCES  RELATING TO THE BUILDING CODE OR FIRE CODE VIOLATION, AND
THE FINE TO BE  IMPOSED  IF  THE  COURT  FINDS  THAT  SUCH  A  VIOLATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01757-03-6

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