senate Bill S2900

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a green development neighborhood tax exemption

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 25, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 24, 2020 1st report cal.439
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2019 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 04, 2019 1st report cal.206
Jan 30, 2019 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 24, 2020 - Local Government committee Vote

S2900
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2020

aye wr (1)

Mar 4, 2019 - Local Government committee Vote

S2900
6
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committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2019

aye wr (1)

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S2900 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A49
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6664
2013-2014: S1710, A7297
2015-2016: S5013, A2097
2017-2018: S874, A931

S2900 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a green development neighborhood tax exemption.

S2900 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2900 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2900

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAPLAN, ORTT -- 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 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.
  (G) "RESIDENCE" SHALL MEAN A ONE,  TWO  OR  THREE  FAMILY  RESIDENTIAL
STRUCTURE.

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

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