senate Bill S7418

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes a tax exemption for certain energy systems

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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
Nov 05, 2018 signed chap.325
Oct 24, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.399
substituted for s7418b
Jun 18, 2018 substituted by a9651b
May 30, 2018 amended on third reading 7418b
May 30, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 27, 2018 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2018 amended on third reading 7418a
Feb 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2018 1st report cal.399
Jan 17, 2018 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 6, 2018 - Local Government committee Vote

S7418
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Absent
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Excused
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 6, 2018

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S7418 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9651
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S7418 - Summary

Authorizes a tax exemption for certain energy systems; includes fuel-flexible linear generator among other energy systems which are exempt from taxation.

S7418 - Sponsor Memo

S7418 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7418

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 an
  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.  Paragraph (k) of subdivision 1 of section 487 of the real
property tax law, as added by chapter  336  of  the  laws  of  2017,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (k)  "Micro-combined  heat  and  power  generating equipment" means an
integrated, cogenerating building heating and  electrical  power  gener-
ation  system,  owned,  leased  or  operated  by a residential customer,
located at such customer's premises, operating on any fuel  and  of  any
applicable  engine, fuel cell, LINEAR GENERATOR or other technology with
a rated capacity of at least one kilowatt and not more  than  ten  kilo-
watts  electric  and any thermal output that has a design total fuel use
efficiency in the production of heat and electricity of  not  less  than
eighty  percent,  and  annually  produces at least two thousand kilowatt
hours of useful energy in the form  of  electricity  that  may  work  in
combination  with supplemental or parallel conventional heating systems,
that is manufactured, installed and operated in accordance with applica-
ble government and industry standards, that is connected to the electric
system and operated in conjunction with an electric corporation's trans-
mission  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  building.  It  does  not
include  insulated glazing or insulation to the extent that such materi-
als exceed the energy efficiency standards established by law.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 487 of the  real  property  tax  law  is
amended by adding two new paragraphs (o) and (p) to read as follows:
  (O) "LINEAR GENERATOR ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT" OR "LINEAR GENER-
ATOR"  MEANS  AN INTEGRATED SYSTEM CONSISTING OF OSCILLATORS, CYLINDERS,
ELECTRICITY CONVERSION EQUIPMENT AND ASSOCIATED BALANCE OF PLANT  COMPO-
NENTS  THAT  DIRECTLY  CONVERT THE LINEAR MOTION OF THE OSCILLATORS INTO

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

S7418A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9651
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S7418A - Summary

Authorizes a tax exemption for certain energy systems; includes fuel-flexible linear generator among other energy systems which are exempt from taxation.

S7418A - Sponsor Memo

S7418A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7418--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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,  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 an
  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. Paragraph (k) of subdivision 1 of section 487 of  the  real
property  tax  law,  as  added  by  chapter  336 of the laws of 2017, is
amended to read as follows:
  (k) "Micro-combined heat and  power  generating  equipment"  means  an
integrated,  cogenerating  building  heating and electrical power gener-
ation system, owned, leased  or  operated  by  a  residential  customer,
located  at  such  customer's premises, operating on any fuel and of any
applicable engine, fuel cell, FUEL-FLEXIBLE LINEAR  GENERATOR  or  other
technology  with  a rated capacity of at least one kilowatt and not more
than ten kilowatts electric and any thermal output  that  has  a  design
total  fuel  use efficiency in the production of heat and electricity of
not less than eighty percent, and annually produces at least  two  thou-
sand kilowatt hours of useful energy in the form of electricity that may
work  in  combination with supplemental or parallel conventional heating
systems, that is manufactured, installed and operated in accordance with
applicable government and industry standards, that is connected  to  the
electric  system  and  operated  in  conjunction with an electric corpo-
ration'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 building. It does not
include insulated glazing or insulation to the extent that such  materi-
als exceed the energy efficiency standards established by law.
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section 487 of the real property tax law is
amended by adding two new paragraphs (o) and (p) to read as follows:

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

S7418B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9651
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S7418B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a tax exemption for certain energy systems; includes fuel-flexible linear generator among other energy systems which are exempt from taxation.

S7418B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7418B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7418--B
    Cal. No. 399

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining  its place in the order of 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 an
  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.  Paragraph (k) of subdivision 1 of section 487 of the real
property tax law, as added by chapter  336  of  the  laws  of  2017,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (k)  "Micro-combined  heat  and  power  generating equipment" means an
integrated, cogenerating building heating and  electrical  power  gener-
ation  system,  owned,  leased  or  operated  by a residential customer,
located at such customer's premises, operating on any fuel  and  of  any
applicable  engine,  fuel  cell, FUEL-FLEXIBLE LINEAR GENERATOR or other
technology with a rated capacity of at least one kilowatt and  not  more
than  ten  kilowatts  electric  and any thermal output that has a design
total fuel use efficiency in the production of heat and  electricity  of
not  less  than eighty percent, and annually produces at least two thou-
sand kilowatt hours of useful energy in the form of electricity that may
work in combination with supplemental or parallel  conventional  heating
systems, that is manufactured, installed and operated in accordance with
applicable  government  and industry standards, that is connected to the
electric system and operated in  conjunction  with  an  electric  corpo-
ration'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 building. It does not
include  insulated glazing or insulation to the extent that such materi-
als exceed the energy efficiency standards established by law.

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