assembly Bill A10082

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of taxation and finance to display on its website a list of municipalities which have instituted a taxpayers' bill of rights

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to ways and means

A10082 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §171-bb, Tax L

A10082 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of taxation and finance to display on its website a list of municipalities which have instituted a taxpayers' bill of rights.

A10082 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10082
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BYRNE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to directing the department  of
   taxation  and  finance  to  display  on  its website a list of munici-
   palities which have instituted a taxpayers' bill of rights
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  tax law is amended by adding a new section 171-bb to
 read as follows:
   § 171-BB. LOCAL TAXPAYERS' BILL OF RIGHTS. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTAB-
 LISH AND POST PROMINENTLY ON THE WEBSITE OF THE DEPARTMENT,  A  LIST  OF
 ALL  MUNICIPALITIES IN THE STATE WHICH HAVE INSTITUTED A TAXPAYERS' BILL
 OF RIGHTS WHICH INCLUDES, AT A MINIMUM, THE FOLLOWING:
   1. FOR ANY PROPOSED LOCAL LAW WHICH INVOLVES AN INCREASE OF ANY  LOCAL
 TAX,  A  PUBLIC  HEARING  WHERE  THE  PUBLIC IS ACCORDED THE RIGHT TO BE
 HEARD.  EACH PERSON WISHING TO COMMENT AT SUCH PUBLIC HEARING  SHALL  BE
 PROVIDED NO FEWER THAN FIVE MINUTES TO SPEAK.
   2.  AVAILABILITY  OF  AUDIO AND VIDEO STREAMING FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AND
 PARTICIPATION IN BUDGET HEARINGS OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
   3. A REQUIREMENT THAT ANY LOCAL LAW WHICH INVOLVES AN INCREASE OF  ANY
 LOCAL TAX, SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PASS BY A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15441-02-2