senate Bill S7662A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the taxation of certain state owned parks

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 10, 2020 print number 7662a
Feb 10, 2020 amend and recommit to local government
Feb 04, 2020 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 24, 2020 - Local Government committee Vote

S7662A
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2020

S7662 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9935
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S967, A2615

S7662 - Summary

Authorizes the taxation of certain lands owned by the state constituting a state park; provides that if the land constitutes a state park and the average daily state park attendance for the preceding year exceeded twenty-five percent of the municipal population as determined by the most recent census data; the state owned land constitutes ten percent or more of the total land contained within the municipality; the municipality provides or pays for first responder police protection and either pays or provides for the cost of first responder fire protection or the residents of the municipality make direct payments to a fire protection district responsible for protecting the state park and its visitors (view more) and the principal entrance to the state park is within the boundaries of the municipality, it may be subject to real property taxation.

S7662 - Sponsor Memo

S7662 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7662

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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 certain  state
  lands constituting a state park subject to taxation

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

  Section 1. Section 532 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
  (L)  (I)  ALL  LANDS  OWNED  BY  THE  STATE CONSTITUTING A STATE PARK,
EXCLUDING THOSE LANDS OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO TAXATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SIONS (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (I), (J) AND (K)  OF  THIS
SECTION, WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  (A)  THE AVERAGE DAILY STATE PARK ATTENDANCE FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR AS
REPORTED BY THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION
EXCEEDED  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE MUNICIPAL POPULATION AS DETERMINED
BY THE MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA AS REPORTED BY THE UNITED  STATES  CENSUS
BUREAU;
  (B)  THE STATE-OWNED LAND CONSTITUTES TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE TOTAL
LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY BASED ON ACREAGE OF  STATE  PARK-
LAND AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IN THE MUNICIPALITY AS A PERCENTAGE OF
ALL MUNICIPAL LAND;
  (C)  THE  MUNICIPALITY  EITHER:  (1)  PROVIDES  FIRST RESPONDER POLICE
PROTECTION AND FIRST RESPONDER FIRE  PROTECTION  AND  OTHER  HEALTH  AND
SAFETY MEASURES THAT BENEFIT THE STATE PARK AND ITS VISITORS; OR (2) THE
RESIDENTS  OF  THE MUNICIPALITY MAKE DIRECT PAYMENT TO A FIRE PROTECTION
DISTRICT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROTECTING THE STATE PARK AND ITS VISITORS; AND
  (D) THE PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE TO THE STATE PARK IS WITHIN THE  BOUNDARIES
OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
  (II)  IN  NO EVENT SHALL THE PAYMENT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR THE TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY--TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE  FISCAL
YEAR,  AND  IN  EACH SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR SHALL NOT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED
FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL  ADJUSTMENT  REFLECTING  THE
LATEST CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (ALL ITEMS--U.S. CITY AVERAGE), PUBLISHED BY
THE  UNITED  STATES  BUREAU  OF  LABOR STATISTICS, AS RECALCULATED EVERY

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

S7662A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9935
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S967, A2615

S7662A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the taxation of certain lands owned by the state constituting a state park; provides that if the land constitutes a state park and the average daily state park attendance for the preceding year exceeded twenty-five percent of the municipal population as determined by the most recent census data; the state owned land constitutes ten percent or more of the total land contained within the municipality; the municipality provides or pays for first responder police protection and either pays or provides for the cost of first responder fire protection or the residents of the municipality make direct payments to a fire protection district responsible for protecting the state park and its visitors (view more) and the principal entrance to the state park is within the boundaries of the municipality, it may be subject to real property taxation.

S7662A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7662A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7662--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  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 certain  state
  lands constituting a state park subject to taxation

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

  Section 1. Section 532 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
  (L)  (I)  ALL  LANDS  OWNED  BY  THE  STATE CONSTITUTING A STATE PARK,
EXCLUDING THOSE LANDS OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO TAXATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SIONS (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (I), (J) AND (K)  OF  THIS
SECTION, WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  (A)  THE AVERAGE DAILY STATE PARK ATTENDANCE FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR AS
REPORTED BY THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION
EXCEEDED  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE MUNICIPAL POPULATION AS DETERMINED
BY THE MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA AS REPORTED BY THE UNITED  STATES  CENSUS
BUREAU;
  (B)  THE STATE-OWNED LAND CONSTITUTES TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE TOTAL
LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY BASED ON ACREAGE OF  STATE  PARK-
LAND AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IN THE MUNICIPALITY AS A PERCENTAGE OF
ALL MUNICIPAL LAND;
  (C)  THE  MUNICIPALITY  PROVIDES  OR  PAYS  FOR FIRST RESPONDER POLICE
PROTECTION AND EITHER: (1) PAYS OR PROVIDES THE COST OF FIRST  RESPONDER
FIRE  PROTECTION;  OR  (2) THE RESIDENTS OF THE MUNICIPALITY MAKE DIRECT
PAYMENT TO A FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  PROTECTING  THE
STATE PARK AND ITS VISITORS; AND
  (D)  THE PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE TO THE STATE PARK IS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES
OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
  (II) IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PAYMENT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED  FIFTY  THOUSAND
DOLLARS  FOR  THE  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE FISCAL
YEAR, AND IN EACH SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR SHALL NOT  EXCEED  TWO  HUNDRED
FIFTY  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  SUBJECT TO AN ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT REFLECTING THE

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

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