senate Bill S3709

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes limitations upon real property tax levies in cities having a population of one million or more

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Feb 01, 2016 amended on third reading 3709b
Feb 01, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 26, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.52
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3709a
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to cities
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 19, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 09, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2015 1st report cal.185
Feb 17, 2015 referred to cities

Votes

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Jan 25, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S3709A
15
6
committee
15
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 3, 2015 - Cities committee Vote

S3709
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cities Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2015

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S3709 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6498
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-e, Gen Muni L; amd §23, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2866, A4741
2013-2014: S4547, A6431
2017-2018: S1214, A1090
2019-2020: S1758, A991

S3709 - Summary

Limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property taxes.

S3709 - Sponsor Memo

S3709 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3709

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  GOLDEN,  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the  municipal  home  rule
  law,  in  relation  to establishing limitations upon real property tax
  levies in cities with a population of one million or more

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 3-e to read as follows:
  S 3-E. LIMITATION UPON REAL PROPERTY TAX LEVIES  BY  CITIES  HAVING  A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW,
THE  AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF OF
ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
TAX LEVY LIMITATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ALLOWABLE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR" SHALL BE THE LESSER OF: (I) ONE AND
TWO ONE-HUNDREDTHS; OR (II) THE SUM OF ONE PLUS  THE  INFLATION  FACTOR;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT IN NO CASE SHALL THE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR BE LESS
THAN ONE.
  (B) "APPROVED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES" MEANS THE EXPENDITURES  ASSOCIATED
WITH CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  (C) "AVAILABLE CARRYOVER" MEANS THE SUM OF THE AMOUNT BY WHICH THE TAX
LEVY  FOR  THE  PRIOR  FISCAL YEAR WAS BELOW THE TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH
FISCAL YEAR, IF ANY, BUT NO MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF  PERCENT  OF  THE
TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH FISCAL YEAR.
  (D) "CAPITAL TAX LEVY" MEANS THE TAX LEVY NECESSARY TO SUPPORT CAPITAL
EXPENDITURES, IF ANY.
  (E) "COMING FISCAL YEAR" MEANS THE FISCAL YEAR OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
FOR  WHICH  A  TAX  LEVY LIMITATION SHALL BE DETERMINED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01701-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3709A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6498
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-e, Gen Muni L; amd §23, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2866, A4741
2013-2014: S4547, A6431
2017-2018: S1214, A1090
2019-2020: S1758, A991

S3709A - Summary

Limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property taxes.

S3709A - Sponsor Memo

S3709A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3709--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  GOLDEN,  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Cities
  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Cities 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 general municipal law and the municipal home rule
  law, in relation to establishing limitations upon  real  property  tax
  levies in cities with a population of one million or more

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 3-e to read as follows:
  S  3-E.  LIMITATION  UPON  REAL PROPERTY TAX LEVIES BY CITIES HAVING A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW,
THE AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF  OF
ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
TAX LEVY LIMITATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ALLOWABLE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR" SHALL BE THE LESSER OF: (I) ONE AND
TWO  ONE-HUNDREDTHS;  OR  (II) THE SUM OF ONE PLUS THE INFLATION FACTOR;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN NO CASE SHALL THE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR BE  LESS
THAN ONE.
  (B)  "APPROVED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES" MEANS THE EXPENDITURES ASSOCIATED
WITH CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  (C) "AVAILABLE CARRYOVER" MEANS THE SUM OF THE AMOUNT BY WHICH THE TAX
LEVY FOR THE PRIOR FISCAL YEAR WAS BELOW THE TAX  LEVY  LIMIT  FOR  SUCH
FISCAL  YEAR,  IF  ANY, BUT NO MORE THAN ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE
TAX LEVY LIMIT FOR SUCH FISCAL YEAR.
  (D) "CAPITAL TAX LEVY" MEANS THE TAX LEVY NECESSARY TO SUPPORT CAPITAL
EXPENDITURES, IF ANY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01701-02-6

Co-Sponsors

S3709B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6498
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-e, Gen Muni L; amd §23, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2866, A4741
2013-2014: S4547, A6431
2017-2018: S1214, A1090
2019-2020: S1758, A991

S3709B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits, in cities having a population of one million or more, the annual increase in real property taxes.

S3709B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3709B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3709--B
    Cal. No. 52

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  GOLDEN,  AVELLA, FELDER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Cities  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Cities in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged and said bill  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to a third reading,
  passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  recon-
  sidered,  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the  municipal  home  rule
  law,  in  relation  to establishing limitations upon real property tax
  levies in cities with a population of one million or more

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 3-e to read as follows:
  S 3-E. LIMITATION UPON REAL PROPERTY TAX LEVIES  BY  CITIES  HAVING  A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE.  1. UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW,
THE  AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF OF
ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
TAX LEVY LIMITATION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  2. WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ALLOWABLE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR" SHALL BE THE LESSER OF: (I) ONE AND
TWO ONE-HUNDREDTHS; OR (II) THE SUM OF ONE PLUS  THE  INFLATION  FACTOR;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT IN NO CASE SHALL THE LEVY GROWTH FACTOR BE LESS
THAN ONE.
  (B) "APPROVED CAPITAL EXPENDITURES" MEANS THE EXPENDITURES  ASSOCIATED
WITH CAPITAL PROJECTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01701-04-6

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