senate Bill S2867

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires entities receiving a certain tax exemption to employ New York state residents during the course of a project

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
Jan 30, 2019 referred to local government

S2867 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1959
2011-2012: S3009
2013-2014: S1814
2015-2016: S3712
2017-2018: S2331
2021-2022: S709

S2867 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires entities receiving a certain tax exemption to utilize New York State residents as at least eighty-five percent of its workforce during the course of a project for which the exemption is claimed.

S2867 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2867 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2867

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 the employment
  of New York state residents by entities receiving certain tax breaks

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  13 of section 485-b of the real property tax
law, as renumbered by chapter 305 of the laws  of  1994,  is  renumbered
subdivision 14 and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
  13.  (A)  ANY  ENTITY  SHALL  NOT BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE THE EXEMPTION
PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION UNLESS AT  LEAST  EIGHTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  ITS
EMPLOYEES  ARE  RESIDENTS  OF  THIS  STATE OR THE ENTITY FALLS WITHIN AN
EXCEPTION LISTED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B) AN ENTITY MAY RECEIVE THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION  WITH
A  WORKFORCE  WHERE  LESS  THAN EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES ARE
RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE IF IT CAN SHOW THAT:
  (I) IT MADE DILIGENT EFFORTS TO HIRE RESIDENT EMPLOYEES, BUT  NO  SUCH
EMPLOYEES EXISTED OR WERE QUALIFIED FOR THE EMPLOYMENT POSITION; OR
  (II)  THE  EMPLOYMENT  POSITION  REQUIRES SPECIALIZED TALENTS THAT CAN
ONLY BE FILLED BY INDIVIDUALS WHO HAPPEN TO RESIDE OUTSIDE THIS STATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a law and shall apply to any exemption claimed on or after
such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09003-01-9

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