senate Bill S5755

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to agricultural districts and assessments

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1165
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 14, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 4, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5755
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 29, 2019 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5755
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

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S5755 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 305, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§483 & 730, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8171

S5755 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to agricultural districts and assessments; authorizes farms to challenge the denial of an agricultural value assessment through the small claims assessment review process.

S5755 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5755 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5755

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. METZGER -- (at request of the Department of Agricul-
  ture and Markets) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to certain
  definitions and agricultural districts and assessments; and  to  amend
  the  real  property  tax  law,  in  relation to the farm buildings tax
  exemption and authorizing farms to challenge the denial of an agricul-
  tural value assessment through  the  small  claims  assessment  review
  (SCAR) process

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 301 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by chapter 445 of the laws of 2002,  the  opening  para-
graph  as  amended  by chapter 344 of the laws of 2012, paragraph a-1 as
added by chapter 611 of the laws of 2008,  paragraph  c  as  amended  by
chapter 47 of the laws of 2011, paragraph h as amended by chapter 587 of
the  laws  of  2005,  paragraph i as added by chapter 252 of the laws of
2004, paragraph j as added by chapter 256 of the laws of 2006, paragraph
k as added by chapter 341 of the laws of 2008, paragraph l as  added  by
chapter  384 of the laws of 2011, paragraph m as added by chapter 547 of
the laws of 2014 and paragraph n as added by chapter 192 of the laws  of
2018, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  "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] WITH ANNUAL 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 commer-
cial 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

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

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