senate Bill S8649

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to community preservation funds for the town of Chester

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.997
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 16, 2020 committee discharged and committed to local government
Jul 01, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8649
13
4
committee
13
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Local Government committee Vote

S8649
4
2
committee
4
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S8649 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10759
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Add §64-k, Town L; add Art 31-A-4 §§1439-aaa - 1439-ppp, Tax L

S8649 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Chester to establish community preservation funds; establishes a real estate transfer tax with revenues therefrom to be deposited in said community preservation fund.

S8649 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8649 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8649

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the town law, in relation to  authorizing  the  town  of
  Chester,  county  of Orange to establish community preservation funds;
  to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the town  of  Chester
  to  impose  a  real  estate transfer tax with revenues therefrom to be
  deposited in said community preservation fund; and providing  for  the
  repeal of certain 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 town law is amended by adding a  new  section  64-k  to
read as follows:
  §  64-K.  TOWN  OF  CHESTER  PRESERVATION  FUNDS.  1.  AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND TERMS SHALL HAVE  THE  FOLLOWING  MEAN-
INGS:
  (A) "TOWN" MEANS THE TOWN OF CHESTER.
  (B)  "COMMUNITY  PRESERVATION"  SHALL  MEAN  AND  INCLUDE  ANY  OF THE
PURPOSES OUTLINED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
  (C) "BOARD" MEANS THE ADVISORY BOARD REQUIRED PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVISION
SIX OF THIS SECTION.
  (D)  "FUND"  MEANS THE COMMUNITY PRESERVATION FUND CREATED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (E) "TAX" SHALL MEAN THE REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX IMPOSED PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  FOURTEEN  HUNDRED  THIRTY-NINE-BBB  OF  THE  TAX LAW OR, IF THE
CONTEXT CLEARLY INDICATES, SHALL  MEAN  THE  REAL  ESTATE  TRANSFER  TAX
IMPOSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY-ONE OF THE TAX LAW.
  2. THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CHESTER IS AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH BY
LOCAL  LAW  A  COMMUNITY PRESERVATION FUND PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION. DEPOSITS INTO THE FUND MAY INCLUDE REVENUES OF  THE  LOCAL
GOVERNMENT  FROM  WHATEVER  SOURCE  AND SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, ALL
REVENUES FROM A TAX IMPOSED UPON THE TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY INTERESTS
IN SUCH TOWN PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY-ONE-A-FOUR OF THE TAX  LAW.  THE
FUND  SHALL  ALSO BE AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT GIFTS OF ANY SUCH INTERESTS IN
LAND OR OF FUNDS. INTEREST ACCRUED BY MONIES  DEPOSITED  INTO  THE  FUND

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

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