assembly Bill A49

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development neighborhood tax exemption

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to real property taxation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to real property taxation

A49 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2900
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6664
2013-2014: A7297, S1710
2015-2016: A2097, S5013
2017-2018: A931, S874
2021-2022: A290, S49

A49 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a green development neighborhood tax exemption.

A49 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   49

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  green development neighborhood tax exemption

  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 431 to read as follows:
  §  431.  GREEN  DEVELOPMENT NEIGHBORHOOD TAX EXEMPTION.  1. AS USED IN
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "MUNICIPAL CORPORATION" MEANS ANY TOWN, CITY  OR  VILLAGE,  EXCEPT
FOR A CITY HAVING MORE THAN ONE MILLION INHABITANTS.
  (B)  "APPLICANT" MEANS ANY PERSON OBLIGATED TO PAY REAL PROPERTY TAXES
ON THE PROPERTY FOR WHICH AN EXEMPTION FROM REAL  PROPERTY  TAXES  UNDER
THIS SECTION IS SOUGHT.
  (C)  "CERTIFIED  SILVER" SHALL MEAN (I) NGBS SILVER LEVEL CERTIFIED BY
HOME INNOVATION RESEARCH LABS  AT  A  PERFORMANCE  LEVEL  OF  SILVER  OR
BETTER, OR (II) LEED FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION CERTIFIED SILVER OR BETTER.
  (D)   "GREEN  DEVELOPMENT  NEIGHBORHOOD"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SUBDIVISION,
CONSISTING OF NEW ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMILY RESIDENCES THAT IS (A) EITHER
A NGBS GREEN CERTIFIED LAND DEVELOPMENT OR LEED-ND  CERTIFIED,  AND  (B)
SUBJECT  TO  DEED  RESTRICTIONS OR OTHER COVENANTS RUNNING WITH THE LAND
WHICH REQUIRE ALL RESIDENCES WITHIN THE SUBDIVISION TO BE CONSTRUCTED SO
AS TO BE CERTIFIED SILVER OR BETTER.
  (E) "NGBS GREEN CERTIFIED LAND  DEVELOPMENT"  SHALL  MEAN  A  NATIONAL
GREEN BUILDING STANDARD GREEN SUBDIVISION WITH A CERTIFICATION ISSUED BY
HOME INNOVATION RESEARCH LABS.
  (F) "LEED" SHALL MEAN THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL LEADER-
SHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN RATING SYSTEM.

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