senate Bill S3644A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development home tax exemption in certain counties

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2016 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2016 1st report cal.326
Jan 07, 2016 print number 3644a
Jan 07, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 22, 2015 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 19, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 18, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 17, 2015 1st report cal.262
Feb 13, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 8, 2016 - Local Government committee Vote

S3644A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2016

Mar 17, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S3644
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2015

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S3644 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6117

S3644 - Summary

Establishes a green development home tax exemption for certain counties 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.

S3644 - Sponsor Memo

S3644 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3644

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. PANEPINTO -- 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.
                                                           LBD06322-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6117

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a green development home tax exemption for certain counties 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.

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3644A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3644--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PANEPINTO, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment -- 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 amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  green development home tax exemption in certain counties

  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; CERTAIN COUNTIES. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06322-05-5

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