senate Bill S4766

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the preservation of regionally significant projects with respect to agencies drawing on funds for new building projects

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2019 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2019 1st report cal.573
Mar 25, 2019 referred to local government


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May 6, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

nay (2)

S4766 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §862, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2728, A7253

S4766 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the law to include the preservation of regionally significant projects with respect to agencies drawing on funds for new building projects.

S4766 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4766 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the  preserva-
  tion of regionally significant projects


  Section 1. Section 862 of the general municipal  law,  as  amended  by
section  1  of  part  J of chapter 59 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
read as follows:
  § 862. Restrictions on funds of the agency. (1) No funds of the agency
shall be used in respect of any project if the completion thereof  would
result  in  the  removal  of an industrial or manufacturing plant of the
project occupant from one area of the state to another area of the state
or in the abandonment of one or more plants or facilities of the project
occupant located within  the  state,  provided,  however,  that  neither
restriction  shall  apply  if the agency shall determine on the basis of
the application before it that the project is  reasonably  necessary  to
discourage the project occupant from removing such other plant or facil-
ity  to  a  location  outside  the  state  or is reasonably necessary to
preserve the competitive position of the project occupant in its respec-
tive industry.
  (2) [(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subdivision,  no]
NO  financial  assistance  of the agency shall be provided in respect of
any project where facilities or property  that  are  primarily  used  in
making  retail  sales  to customers who personally visit such facilities
constitute more than one-third  of  the  total  project  cost.  For  the
purposes  of  this  article,  "retail  sales" shall mean: (i) sales by a
registered vendor under article twenty-eight of the  tax  law  primarily
engaged  in the retail sale of tangible personal property, as defined in
subparagraph (i) of paragraph four of subdivision (b) of section  eleven
hundred  one  of the tax law; or (ii) sales of a service to such custom-

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


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