senate Bill S5916

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Extends certain provisions relating to relocation and employment assistance credits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1250
May 05, 2017 referred to cities

S5916 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§25-z & 25-ee, Gen City L; amd §§22-622 & 22-624, NYC Ad Cd

S5916 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends certain provisions relating to relocation and employment assistance credits.

S5916 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5916 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2017

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

AN ACT to amend the general city law and the administrative code of  the
  city of New York, in relation to extending certain provisions relating
  to relocation and employment assistance credits


  Section 1.  Subdivision (b) of section 25-z of the general  city  law,
as amended by section 35 of part A of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) No eligible business shall be authorized to receive a credit under
any  local  law enacted pursuant to this article until the premises with
respect to which it is claiming the credit meet the requirements in  the
definition  of  eligible  premises  and  until it has obtained a certif-
ication of eligibility from the mayor of such city or an  agency  desig-
nated  by  such mayor, and an annual certification from such mayor or an
agency designated by such mayor as to the number of  eligible  aggregate
employment  shares maintained by such eligible business that may qualify
for obtaining a tax credit for the eligible business' taxable year.  Any
written documentation submitted to such mayor or such agency or agencies
in  order  to  obtain  any  such certification shall be deemed a written
instrument for purposes of section 175.00 of the penal law.  Such  local
law  may  provide for application fees to be determined by such mayor or
such agency or agencies. No such certification of eligibility  shall  be
issued under any local law enacted pursuant to this article to an eligi-
ble business on or after July first, two thousand [seventeen] TWENTY-ONE
  (1)  prior to such date such business has purchased, leased or entered
into a contract to purchase or lease particular premises or a parcel  on
which  will  be constructed such premises or already owned such premises
or parcel;

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


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