assembly Bill A9799B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Incorporates resource conservation, energy efficiency, green technologies, and alternative and renewable energy measures of project applicants into a uniform tax exemption policy

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2018 referred to local government
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 24, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.961
May 22, 2018 reported
May 15, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 09, 2018 print number 9799b
May 09, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
print number 9799a
May 09, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to local governments
Feb 09, 2018 referred to local governments

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A9799 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §874, Gen Muni L; amd §§1963-a & 2315, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1606

A9799 - Summary

Incorporates resource conservation, energy efficiency, green technologies, and alternative and renewable energy measures of project applicants into a uniform tax exemption policy.

A9799 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9799

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HUNTER, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to including  the
  incorporation of solar panels in a project into a written cost-benefit
  analysis

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 and paragraph (b) of  subdi-
vision  5    of  section 859-a of the general municipal law, as added by
chapter 563 of the laws of 2015, are amended to read as follows:
  (b) a description of the proposed project for which financial  assist-
ance  is  requested,  including  the  type of project, proposed location
[and], purpose of the project AND HOW SUCH PROPOSED PROJECT WILL  IMPLE-
MENT,  TO  THE  FULLEST  EXTENT  PRACTICABLE  AND ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE,
RESOURCE CONSERVATION  AND  ENERGY  EFFICIENCY  MEASURES  AND  EQUIPMENT
INTENDED  TO  REDUCE  POWER  DEMAND  AND  USAGE  INCLUDING SOLAR PANELS,
UTILIZE GREEN TECHNOLOGIES, AND ALTERNATIVE AND RENEWABLE FUELS;
  (b) a written cost-benefit analysis by the agency that identifies  the
extent  to  which  a  project  will  create or retain permanent, private
sector jobs; the estimated value of any tax exemptions to  be  provided;
the amount of private sector investment generated or likely to be gener-
ated  by  the  proposed  project;  the  likelihood  of accomplishing the
proposed project in a timely  fashion;  and  the  extent  to  which  the
proposed  project will provide additional sources of revenue for munici-
palities and school districts; WHETHER THE  PROJECT  INCORPORATES  SOLAR
PANELS  OR  OTHER TECHNOLOGIES TO REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS; and any other
public benefits that might occur as a result of the project;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13540-02-8

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A9799A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §874, Gen Muni L; amd §§1963-a & 2315, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1606

A9799A - Summary

Incorporates resource conservation, energy efficiency, green technologies, and alternative and renewable energy measures of project applicants into a uniform tax exemption policy.

A9799A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9799--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HUNTER, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, COOK, D'URSO, HYND-
  MAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ERRIGO -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to including  the
  incorporation of resource conservation, energy efficiency, green tech-
  nologies,  and  alternative and renewable energy measures in a project
  into a uniform tax exemption policy

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 874 of the gener-
al  municipal  law,  as  amended  by chapter 357 of the laws of 1993, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) The agency shall establish a uniform tax  exemption  policy,  with
input  from affected tax jurisdictions, which shall be applicable to the
provision of financial assistance  pursuant  to  section  eight  hundred
fifty-nine-a of this chapter and shall provide guidelines for the claim-
ing  of  real  property,  mortgage  recording, and sales tax exemptions.
Such guidelines  shall  include,  but  not  be  limited  to:  period  of
exemption;   percentage  of  exemption;  types  of  projects  for  which
exemptions can be claimed; procedures for payments in lieu of taxes  and
instances  in  which  real  property appraisals are to be performed as a
part of an application for tax exemption; in addition, agencies shall in
adopting such policy consider such issues as:  the  extent  to  which  a
project  will create or retain permanent, private sector jobs; the esti-
mated value of any tax exemptions to be provided; whether  affected  tax
jurisdictions  shall  be reimbursed by the project occupant if a project
does not fulfill the purposes for which an exemption was  provided;  the
impact  of  a  proposed  project on existing and proposed businesses and
economic development projects in the vicinity;  the  amount  of  private
sector  investment  generated  or likely to be generated by the proposed
project; the demonstrated public support for the proposed  project;  the
likelihood  of  accomplishing  the proposed project in a timely fashion;

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A9799B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §874, Gen Muni L; amd §§1963-a & 2315, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1606

A9799B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Incorporates resource conservation, energy efficiency, green technologies, and alternative and renewable energy measures of project applicants into a uniform tax exemption policy.

A9799B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9799--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HUNTER, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, COOK, D'URSO, HYND-
  MAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ERRIGO -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general municipal law and the public authorities
  law, in relation to including the incorporation of resource  conserva-
  tion,  energy  efficiency,  green  technologies,  and  alternative and
  renewable energy measures in a project into a  uniform  tax  exemption
  policy

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 874 of the gener-
al municipal law, as amended by chapter 357 of  the  laws  of  1993,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  The  agency  shall establish a uniform tax exemption policy, with
input from affected tax jurisdictions, which shall be applicable to  the
provision  of  financial  assistance  pursuant  to section eight hundred
fifty-nine-a of this chapter and shall provide guidelines for the claim-
ing of real property, mortgage  recording,  and  sales  tax  exemptions.
Such  guidelines  shall  include,  but  not  be  limited  to:  period of
exemption;  percentage  of  exemption;  types  of  projects  for   which
exemptions  can be claimed; procedures for payments in lieu of taxes and
instances in which real property appraisals are to  be  performed  as  a
part of an application for tax exemption; in addition, agencies shall in
adopting  such  policy  consider  such  issues as: the extent to which a
project will create or retain permanent, private sector jobs; the  esti-
mated  value  of any tax exemptions to be provided; whether affected tax
jurisdictions shall be reimbursed by the project occupant if  a  project
does  not  fulfill the purposes for which an exemption was provided; the
impact of a proposed project on existing  and  proposed  businesses  and
economic  development  projects  in  the vicinity; the amount of private
sector investment generated or likely to be generated  by  the  proposed

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