senate Bill S7346A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Buffalo to add unpaid housing code violations to the city's annual tax levy

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2018 signed chap.167
Jul 19, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.943
substituted for s7346a
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a10618a
Jun 18, 2018 amended on third reading 7346a
Jun 18, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 08, 2018 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2018 1st report cal.943
Jan 09, 2018 referred to local government

Votes

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May 1, 2018 - Local Government committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 1, 2018

S7346 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10618
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §905, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4229, A6528

S7346 - Summary

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

S7346 - Sponsor Memo

S7346 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7346

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in  relation  to  authorizing
  the  city  of  Buffalo to add unpaid housing code violation penalties,
  costs and fines to the 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 905 to read as follows:
  § 905. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1.
IN  ADDITION  TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER OTHERWISE GRANTED BY
LAW, THE CITY OF BUFFALO IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO  COLLECT  ANY  UNPAID
HOUSING  CODE  VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES THROUGH PLACEMENT BY
THE CITY'S COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE ON THE  CITY'S  ANNUAL  TAX  LEVY  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY'S TAX AND ASSESS-
MENT ACT (CHAPTER SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED  SIX,  AS
AMENDED).
  2. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY
SUCH UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES SHALL HAVE
BEEN  ADJUDICATED AND IMPOSED THROUGH A JUDGMENT IN A COURT OF COMPETENT
JURISDICTION ON AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, AS  CERTIFIED
BY  THE  CITY'S  CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE, AND
HAVE REMAINED UNPAID FOR ONE YEAR PRECEDING THE PLACEMENT ON THE  CITY'S
TAX LEVY.
  3. SUCH HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTY, COST OR FINE AS SET FORTH IN A
COPY OF THE JUDGMENT CERTIFIED BY THE CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  FINANCE  SHALL  BE SET DOWN IN THE ANNUAL TAX LEVY UNDER THE
HEADING UNCOLLECTED FINES AND PENALTIES AND SHALL  BE  LEVIED,  ENFORCED
AND  COLLECTED  IN THE SAME MANNER, BY THE SAME PROCEEDINGS, AT THE SAME
TIME, UNDER THE SAME PENALTIES AND HAVING THE SAME LIEN UPON THE PROPER-
TY ASSESSED AS THE GENERAL CITY TAX AND AS A PART THEREOF.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14149-01-8

S7346A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10618
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §905, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4229, A6528

S7346A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S7346A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7346A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7346--A
    Cal. No. 943

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing
  the city of Buffalo to add unpaid housing  code  violation  penalties,
  costs  and  fines  to  the  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 905 to read as follows:
  § 905. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1.
AUTHORIZATION. IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER  OTHER-
WISE  GRANTED  BY  LAW,  THE THE CITY OF BUFFALO 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 ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS
SECTION.
  2.  ELIGIBILITY.  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY OF
BUFFALO'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 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 PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S TAX LEVY.
  3.  MINIMUM  AMOUNT OWED. TO QUALIFY FOR PLACEMENT ON THE TAX LEVY THE
AMOUNT OWED FOR UNPAID CODE VIOLATIONS MUST BE AT LEAST FIVE PERCENT  OF
THE AMOUNT OF THE TAX ASSESSED VALUE OF THE PROPERTY.

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