assembly Bill A416A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 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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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2018 signed chap.123
Jul 19, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2099
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.467
rules report cal.467
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 18, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 16, 2018 print number 416a
Jun 16, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 31, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2017 referred to real property taxation

Co-Sponsors

A416 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3131
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §901, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7044, S4512
2015-2016: A1236, S2917

A416 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A416 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   416

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MAGNARELLI, HUNTER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Real Property Taxation

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:
  § 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
OCCURRED. FURTHERMORE, A REAL PROPERTY OWNER WHO AFTER BEING ADJUDGED TO
HAVE COMMITTED A VIOLATION SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO APPEAL SUCH JUDGMENT.
  3. SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ENACTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  PROVIDE  THAT  EACH  AFFECTED  PROPERTY  OWNER  SHALL BE
PROVIDED, BY THE CITY OF SYRACUSE, WITH NOT LESS THAN TEN  DAYS  WRITTEN
NOTICE  PRIOR  TO  THE  OCCURRENCE OF ANY ACTION BY THE MUNICIPAL CORPO-

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

Co-Sponsors

A416A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3131
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §901, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7044, S4512
2015-2016: A1236, S2917

A416A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A416A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 416--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. MAGNARELLI, HUNTER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Real Property Taxation -- reported  and  referred  to
  the  Committee on Codes -- 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  authorizing
  the  city  of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties,
  costs and fines to such 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:
  §  901.  COLLECTION  OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES IN THE
CITY OF SYRACUSE; LEVY. 1. AUTHORIZATION. 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,  BUILDING  AND  FIRE
CODE  VIOLATION  PENALTIES,  COSTS  AND  FINES  THROUGH PLACEMENT BY THE
CITY'S COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY IN  ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  ELIGIBILITY.  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY OF
SYRACUSE'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY SUCH UNPAID CODE VIOLATION  PENALTIES,  COSTS
AND  FINES SHALL HAVE BEEN ADJUDICATED AND IMPOSED THROUGH A JUDGMENT IN
A COURT OF COMPETENT  JURISDICTION  OR  THE  CITY  OF  SYRACUSE'S  CODES
VIOLATION BUREAU ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY OF
THE  GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, ON AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY
AND RECORDED BY THE COUNTY CLERK, AS CERTIFIED BY THE CITY'S CORPORATION
COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE AND HAVE REMAINED UNPAID FOR  ONE
YEAR AFTER THE FINAL ADJUDICATION AND EXHAUSTION OF ALL APPEALS RELATING
TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE FINES FOR A CODE VIOLATION PRECEDING THE PLACE-
MENT ON THE CITY'S TAX LEVY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00402-04-8

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