senate Bill S4799

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes land used for processing or retail merchandising of agricultural products within the real property tax exemption for land used in agricultural production

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Mar 26, 2019 referred to agriculture

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S4799 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, Ag & Mkts L; amd §483, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2414
2011-2012: S778
2013-2014: S2674
2015-2016: S3075
2017-2018: S456

S4799 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes land used for processing or retail merchandising of agricultural products within the real property tax exemption for land used in agricultural production.

S4799 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4799 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4799

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. JORDAN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN  ACT  to  amend the agriculture and markets law and the real property
  tax law, in relation to property tax exemption for on-farm  structures
  that provide added value to farm products

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

  Section 1.  The opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section  301  of
the  agriculture  and markets law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws
of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  "Land used in agricultural production" means not less than seven acres
of land used as a single operation in the preceding two  years  for  the
production  for  sale  of  crops,  livestock or livestock products of an
average gross sales value of ten thousand dollars or more; or, not  less
than  seven  acres  of land used in the preceding two years to support a
commercial horse boarding operation or  a  commercial  equine  operation
with annual gross receipts of ten thousand dollars or more. Land used in
agricultural  production  shall  [not]  include land or portions thereof
used for processing or retail merchandising of such crops, livestock  or
livestock  products.  Land  used  in  agricultural production shall also
include:
  § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 483 of the real  property  tax  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  35  of  the  laws  of  2016, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. The term "structures and buildings" shall  include:  (a)  permanent
and  impermanent  structures,  including trellises and pergolas, made of
metal, string or wood, and buildings or portions thereof  used  directly
and  exclusively  in the raising and production for sale of agricultural
and horticultural commodities or necessary for the storage thereof, [but
not] AND INCLUDING structures and buildings or portions thereof used for
the processing of agricultural and  horticultural  commodities,  or  the

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

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