senate Bill S6219A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to wages and supplements for building service employees employed at certain properties held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership receiving a tax abatement

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 30, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.609
substituted for a8082
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1788
Jun 03, 2019 print number 6219a
Jun 03, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 23, 2019 referred to local government

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S6219 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8082
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467-a, RPT L

S6219 - Summary

Relates to wages and supplements for building service employees employed at certain properties held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership receiving a tax abatement, affidavits certifying the payment of prevailing wages to building service workers are made public record and may be produced before a court or administrative tribunal.

S6219 - Sponsor Memo

S6219 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6219

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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  building
  service workers being paid the applicable prevailing wage

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 467-a of the real property tax law
is amended by adding three new paragraphs (i), (j) and (k)  to  read  as
follows:
  (I)  "PREVAILING  WAGE" MEANS THE RATE OF WAGES AND SUPPLEMENTAL BENE-
FITS PAID IN THE LOCALITY TO WORKERS IN THE SAME TRADE OR OCCUPATION AND
ANNUALLY DETERMINED BY THE COMPTROLLER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FOUR OF THE LABOR LAW.
  (J) "QUALIFIED PROPERTY" MEANS (I) A PROPERTY  WITH  AN  AVERAGE  UNIT
ASSESSED  VALUE OF LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; OR (II)
A PROPERTY WHICH AN APPLICANT HAS SUBMITTED AN AFFIDAVIT CERTIFYING THAT
ALL BUILDING SERVICE EMPLOYEES EMPLOYED OR TO BE EMPLOYED AT THE PROPER-
TY SHALL RECEIVE THE APPLICABLE PREVAILING WAGE FOR THE DURATION OF SUCH
PROPERTY'S TAX ABATEMENT.
  (K) "BUILDING SERVICE EMPLOYEE" MEANS  ANY  PERSON  WHO  IS  REGULARLY
EMPLOYED  AT A BUILDING WHO PERFORMS WORK IN CONNECTION WITH THE CARE OR
MAINTENANCE OF SUCH BUILDING.   SUCH TERM  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED  TO,  WATCHMEN,  GUARDS,  DOORMEN,  BUILDING  CLEANERS, PORTERS,
HANDYMEN, JANITORS, GARDENERS, GROUNDSKEEPERS,  ELEVATOR  OPERATORS  AND
STARTERS,  AND  WINDOW CLEANERS, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE PERSONS REGULARLY
SCHEDULED TO WORK FEWER THAN EIGHT HOURS PER WEEK IN SUCH BUILDING.
  § 2. Paragraphs (f) and (g) of subdivision 2 of section 467-a  of  the
real  property  tax  law,  paragraph (f) as amended by chapter 97 of the
laws of 2013, and paragraph (g) as added by chapter 273 of the  laws  of
1996, are amended and a new paragraph (i) is added to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11995-01-9

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S6219A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8082
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467-a, RPT L

S6219A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to wages and supplements for building service employees employed at certain properties held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership receiving a tax abatement, affidavits certifying the payment of prevailing wages to building service workers are made public record and may be produced before a court or administrative tribunal.

S6219A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6219A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6219--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
  Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property tax law, in relation to wages and
  supplements for building service employees employed at certain proper-
  ties held in the cooperative or condominium form of ownership  receiv-
  ing a tax abatement

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 467-a of the real property tax law
is amended by adding three new paragraphs (i), (j) and (k)  to  read  as
follows:
  (I)  "PREVAILING  WAGE" MEANS THE RATE OF WAGES AND SUPPLEMENTAL BENE-
FITS PAID IN THE LOCALITY TO WORKERS IN THE SAME TRADE OR OCCUPATION AND
ANNUALLY DETERMINED BY THE COMPTROLLER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS
OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FOUR OF THE LABOR LAW.
  (J) "QUALIFIED PROPERTY" MEANS (I) A PROPERTY  WITH  AN  AVERAGE  UNIT
ASSESSED  VALUE OF LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS; OR (II)
A PROPERTY WITH RESPECT TO WHICH AN APPLICANT HAS SUBMITTED AN AFFIDAVIT
CERTIFYING THAT  ALL  BUILDING  SERVICE  EMPLOYEES  EMPLOYED  OR  TO  BE
EMPLOYED  AT  THE  PROPERTY SHALL RECEIVE THE APPLICABLE PREVAILING WAGE
FOR THE DURATION OF SUCH PROPERTY'S TAX ABATEMENT.
  (K) "BUILDING SERVICE EMPLOYEE" MEANS  ANY  PERSON  WHO  IS  REGULARLY
EMPLOYED  AT A BUILDING WHO PERFORMS WORK IN CONNECTION WITH THE CARE OR
MAINTENANCE OF SUCH BUILDING. "BUILDING SERVICE EMPLOYEE" INCLUDES,  BUT
IS  NOT  LIMITED TO, WATCHMAN, GUARD, DOORMAN, BUILDING CLEANER, PORTER,
HANDYMAN, JANITOR, GARDENER, GROUNDSKEEPER, ELEVATOR OPERATOR AND START-
ER, AND WINDOW CLEANER, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE PERSONS  REGULARLY  SCHED-
ULED TO WORK FEWER THAN EIGHT HOURS PER WEEK IN THE BUILDING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11995-02-9

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