senate Bill S4829

2019-2020 Legislative Session

In relation to a privately owned vacant property temporary public benefit use exemption

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Mar 26, 2019 referred to local government

S4829 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2702
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §481-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5810, A7823
2015-2016: S4490, A6272
2017-2018: S2916, A3999

S4829 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a privately owned vacant property temporary public benefit use exemption.

S4829 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4829

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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  a  privately
  owned vacant property temporary public benefit use 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 481-a to read as follows:
  §  481-A. PRIVATELY OWNED VACANT PROPERTY TEMPORARY PUBLIC BENEFIT USE
EXEMPTION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER, WHERE
PRIVATELY OWNED VACANT PROPERTY IS TEMPORARILY USED FOR THE PUBLIC BENE-
FIT IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE  SUCH  PROPERTY
MAY  BE  EXEMPT  FROM TAXATION AND AD VALOREM LEVIES FOR AS LONG AS SUCH
REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE LIMITED TO USE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT FOR A MINI-
MUM OF TWENTY HOURS A WEEK IN THE MONTHS OF NOVEMBER THROUGH  MARCH  AND
TWENTY-FIVE HOURS A WEEK IN THE MONTHS OF APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER.
  2.  THE  TERM "PUBLIC BENEFIT", AS USED IN THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, OPEN SPACES, COMMUNITY GARDENS, URBAN  FARMS  AND
POP-UP PARKS.
  3. NO REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE AN EXEMPTION PURSUANT
TO  THIS  SECTION  IF  THE OWNER OR OPERATOR OF SUCH REAL PROPERTY SHALL
RECEIVE OR MAY BE LAWFULLY ENTITLED TO RECEIVE PECUNIARY PROFIT FROM THE
USE OF SUCH REAL PROPERTY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04646-01-9

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