senate Bill S8464A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to land used in agricultural production

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Current Bill Status Via A10464 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.860
substituted for s8464a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a10464a
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.860
reported and committed to rules
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jun 16, 2020 print number 8464a
Jun 16, 2020 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jun 03, 2020 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S8464A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8464A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Agriculture committee Vote

S8464A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

S8464 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10464
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ag & Mkts L

S8464 - Summary

Relates to land used in agricultural production.

S8464 - Sponsor Memo

S8464 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8464

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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  land
  used  in agricultural production; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  The  opening  paragraph  and  paragraphs f, h, k and l of
subdivision 4 of section 301 of the agriculture  and  markets  law,  the
opening  paragraph  as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 2012, para-
graph f as amended by chapter 445 of the laws of 2002,  paragraph  h  as
amended  by  chapter  587  of  the laws of 2005, paragraph k as added by
chapter 341 of the laws of 2008 and paragraph l as added by chapter  384
of the laws of 2011, are 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] FIVE 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] FIVE 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:
  f. Land of not less than seven acres 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] FIVE thou-
sand dollars or more, or land of less than seven acres 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 [fifty] TWENTY-FIVE thousand dollars or more.
  h.  Land  that  is owned or rented by a farm operation in its first or
second year of agricultural production, or, in the case of a  commercial

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S8464A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10464
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ag & Mkts L

S8464A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to land used in agricultural production.

S8464A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8464A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8464--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the agriculture and markets law, in relation to land
  used in agricultural production; and providing for the repeal of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 1 of  section  305  of  the  agriculture  and
markets law is amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE
OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WHICH QUALIFIED FOR AN AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT ON
THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY -- TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE ASSESSMENT  ROLL  AND
IS  NOT PRODUCING AN AVERAGE ANNUAL GROSS SALES VALUE OF AT LEAST EITHER
TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE OR FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE, AS  SUCH
VALUE WOULD NORMALLY BE DETERMINED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE
OF  THIS ARTICLE MAY NEVERTHELESS QUALIFY FOR AN AGRICULTURAL ASSESSMENT
ON THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE --  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO  ASSESSMENT
ROLL  PROVIDED  THE  OWNER SHALL SUBSTANTIATE IN SUCH MANNER, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANALYSIS BY AN ENTITY WITH RECOGNIZED  EXPERTISE  IN
FARM  PRODUCTION  AND  FINANCES, SUCH AS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OR A FARM
CREDIT INSTITUTION OR FEDERAL FARM AGENCY, AS PRESCRIBED BY THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  TAXATION AND FINANCE THAT THE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION INITI-
ATED ON SUCH LAND WOULD HAVE PRODUCED  AN  AVERAGE  ANNUAL  GROSS  SALES
VALUE  OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE OR FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE
OVER THE TIME PERIOD BEGINNING ON JANUARY FIRST, TWO  THOUSAND  NINETEEN
AND  ENDING  ON  DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY BUT FOR THE
EFFECTS OF THE STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY DECLARED PURSUANT  TO  EXECUTIVE
ORDER NUMBER TWO HUNDRED TWO OF TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed January 1, 2022.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16288-07-0

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