senate Bill S2658A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting homeowners from tax increases for certain renewable energy systems

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2019 print number 2658a
Feb 04, 2019 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 28, 2019 referred to local government

S2658 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S2658 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting homeowners from tax increases for certain renewable energy systems.

S2658 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2658

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  exempting
  homeowners from tax increases for certain renewable energy systems

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 487 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  325 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to (a) solar or wind energy systems or farm waste  energy  systems
which  are  (i)  existing  or  constructed prior to July first, nineteen
hundred eighty-eight or (ii) constructed subsequent  to  January  first,
nineteen  hundred  ninety-one  and  prior to January first, two thousand
twenty-five, and (b) micro-hydroelectric energy systems, fuel cell elec-
tric generating systems, micro-combined heat and power generating equip-
ment systems, electric energy storage equipment or electric energy stor-
age system, or fuel-flexible linear generator electric generating system
which are constructed subsequent to January first, two thousand eighteen
and prior to January  first,  two  thousand  twenty-five,  AND  (C)  ALL
SYSTEMS  DESCRIBED  IN  PARAGRAPHS (A) AND (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WHOSE
STANDALONE OR COMBINED NET NAMEPLATE CAPACITY  DOES  NOT  EXCEED  TWENTY
KILOWATTS.
  §  2.  Subdivision  8  of section 487 of the real property tax law, as
amended by chapter 325 of the laws of 2018, is amended by adding  a  new
paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO EXEMPTIONS GRANTED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
  §  3.  Subdivision  9  of  section 487 of the real property tax law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08370-03-9

S2658A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §487, RPT L

S2658A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting homeowners from tax increases for certain renewable energy systems.

S2658A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2658A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2658--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  exempting
  homeowners from tax increases for certain renewable energy systems

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 487 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  325 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. The exemption granted pursuant to this section shall only be appli-
cable to (a) solar or wind energy systems or farm waste  energy  systems
which  are  (i)  existing  or  constructed prior to July first, nineteen
hundred eighty-eight or (ii) constructed subsequent  to  January  first,
nineteen  hundred  ninety-one  and  prior to January first, two thousand
twenty-five, and (b) micro-hydroelectric energy systems, fuel cell elec-
tric generating systems, micro-combined heat and power generating equip-
ment systems, electric energy storage equipment or electric energy stor-
age system, or fuel-flexible linear generator electric generating system
which are constructed subsequent to January first, two thousand eighteen
and prior to January  first,  two  thousand  twenty-five,  AND  (C)  ALL
SYSTEMS  DESCRIBED  IN  PARAGRAPHS (A) AND (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION WHOSE
STANDALONE OR COMBINED GENERATION CAPACITY DOES NOT EXCEED TWENTY  KILO-
WATTS  AND WHOSE STANDALONE OR COMBINED ELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE CAPACITY
DOES NOT EXCEED THIRTY KILOWATT-HOURS.
  § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 487 of the real  property  tax  law,  as
amended  by  chapter 325 of the laws of 2018, is amended by adding a new
paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO EXEMPTIONS GRANTED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH (C) OF SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.

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

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