senate Bill S6762A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the exemption from taxation for certain energy systems

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2018 amended by restoring to previous print 6762a
Mar 08, 2018 amend and recommit to local government
Feb 08, 2018 print number 6762a
May 07, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2018 1st report cal.940
Mar 08, 2018 print number 6762b
Feb 08, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2017 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2107
Jun 16, 2017 referred to rules

Votes

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May 1, 2018 - Local Government committee Vote

S6762B
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 1, 2018

Jun 20, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6762
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6762 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8906
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1323

S6762 - Summary

Establishes that combined heat and power generating equipment shall be exempt from taxation.

S6762 - Sponsor Memo

S6762 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6762

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to exemption from
  taxation for certain energy systems

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

  Section  1. The section heading and subdivisions 2, 3 and 4 of section
487 of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 515 of the  laws
of  2002,  subdivision 2 as amended by section 3 of part P of chapter 57
of the laws of 2016, are amended to read as follows:
  Exemption from taxation for certain [solar or wind energy  systems  or
farm waste] energy systems.
  2.  Real  property  which includes a solar or wind energy system [or],
farm waste energy system, MICRO-HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY SYSTEM,  FUEL  CELL
ELECTRIC GENERATING SYSTEM, COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT
SYSTEM, OR ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE
SYSTEM  approved in accordance with the provisions of this section shall
be exempt from taxation to the extent of any increase in the value ther-
eof by reason of the inclusion of such solar or wind energy system [or],
farm waste energy system, MICRO-HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY SYSTEM,  FUEL  CELL
ELECTRIC GENERATING SYSTEM, COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT
SYSTEM, OR ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE
SYSTEM  for  a  period  of  fifteen years.   When a solar or wind energy
system or components thereof [or], farm waste energy  system,  MICRO-HY-
DROELECTRIC   ENERGY  SYSTEM,  FUEL  CELL  ELECTRIC  GENERATING  SYSTEM,
COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT SYSTEM, OR ELECTRIC  ENERGY
STORAGE  EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM also serve as part
of the building structure, the increase in value which shall  be  exempt
from  taxation shall be equal to the assessed value attributable to such
system or components multiplied by the ratio of the incremental cost  of
such  system  or  components  to the total cost of such system or compo-

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

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8906
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1323

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes that combined heat and power generating equipment shall be exempt from taxation.

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6762A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6762--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  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 exempting from
  taxation combined heat and power generating equipment

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 1, subdivisions 2, 3,
4 and 5 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of section 487  of  the  real
property  tax  law, paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 1 as added and
subdivisions 2, 3, 4 and 5 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 as amended
by chapter 336 of the laws of 2017, are amended to read as follows:
  (k) "[Micro-combined] COMBINED heat and  power  generating  equipment"
means  an integrated, cogenerating building heating and electrical power
generation system, [owned, leased or operated by] SERVING a  residential
OR  COMMERCIAL  customer, located at such customer's premises, operating
on any fuel and of any applicable engine, fuel cell or other  technology
with  a  rated  capacity of at least one kilowatt and not more than [ten
kilowatts] FIFTEEN MEGAWATTS electric and any thermal output that has  a
design total fuel use efficiency in the production of heat and electric-
ity  of  not  less than [eighty] SIXTY percent, and annually produces at
least two thousand kilowatt hours of useful energy in the form of  elec-
tricity  that  may  work  in  combination  with supplemental or parallel
conventional heating systems, that is manufactured, installed and  oper-
ated  in  accordance  with applicable government and industry standards,
that is connected to the electric system  and  operated  in  conjunction
with an electric corporation's transmission and distribution facilities.
It does not include pipes, controls, insulation or other equipment which
are  part  of  the  normal  heating,  cooling, or insulation system of a

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

S6762B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8906
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1323

S6762B - Summary

Establishes that combined heat and power generating equipment shall be exempt from taxation.

S6762B - Sponsor Memo

S6762B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6762--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  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 -- 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 exempting from
  taxation combined heat and power generating equipment

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 1, subdivisions 2, 3,
4 and 5 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of section 487  of  the  real
property  tax  law, paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 1 as added and
subdivisions 2, 3, 4 and 5 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 as amended
by chapter 336 of the laws of 2017, are amended to read as follows:
  (k) "[Micro-combined] COMBINED heat and  power  generating  equipment"
means  an integrated, cogenerating building heating and electrical power
generation system, [owned, leased or operated by] SERVING a  residential
OR  COMMERCIAL  customer, located at such customer's premises, operating
on any fuel and of any applicable engine, fuel cell or other  technology
with  a  rated  capacity of at least one kilowatt and not more than [ten
kilowatts] FIFTEEN MEGAWATTS electric and any thermal output that has  a
design total fuel use efficiency in the production of heat and electric-
ity  of  not  less than [eighty] SIXTY percent, and annually produces at
least two thousand kilowatt hours of useful energy in the form of  elec-
tricity  that  may  work  in  combination  with supplemental or parallel
conventional heating systems, that is manufactured, installed and  oper-
ated  in  accordance  with applicable government and industry standards,
that is connected to the electric system  and  operated  in  conjunction
with an electric corporation's transmission and distribution facilities.

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

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