assembly Bill A1976

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to tax exemptions for properties in violation of zoning laws

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to real property taxation
Jan 18, 2019 referred to real property taxation

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A1976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4115
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §420-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3927, S8133
2021-2022: A2011, S3965

A1976 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits tax exemptions for properties in violation of zoning laws.

A1976 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1976

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ZEBROWSKI, PEOPLES-STOKES, BRAUNSTEIN, GALEF,
  COLTON, GLICK, THIELE -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
  Real Property Taxation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property tax law, in relation to nonprofit
  organizations mandatory class

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 420-a of the real
property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 919 of the laws of 1981, is
amended to read as follows:
  (b) Real property such as specified in paragraph (a) of this  subdivi-
sion  shall  not  be  exempt  if  any officer, member or employee of the
owning corporation or association shall receive or may be lawfully enti-
tled to receive any pecuniary profit from the operations thereof, except
reasonable compensation for services in effecting one or  more  of  such
purposes,   or  as  proper  beneficiaries  of  its  strictly  charitable
purposes; or if the organization thereof for any such avowed purposes be
a guise or pretense for directly or indirectly making any other  pecuni-
ary profit for such corporation or association or for any of its members
or  employees;  or  if  it  be  not in good faith organized or conducted
exclusively for one or more of such purposes;  OR  IF  SUCH  PURPOSE  IN
WHICH  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  IS  BEING USED IS IN VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE
LOCAL ZONING LAWS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06286-01-9