senate Bill S709

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires entities receiving a certain tax exemption to employ New York state residents during the course of a project

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to local government

S709 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4684
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1959
2011-2012: S3009
2013-2014: S1814
2015-2016: S3712
2017-2018: S2331
2019-2020: S2867

S709 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires entities receiving a certain tax exemption to utilize New York State residents as at least eighty-five percent of its workforce during the course of a project for which the exemption is claimed.

S709 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S709 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    709
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 the employment
   of New York state residents by entities receiving certain tax breaks

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  13 of section 485-b of the real property tax
 law, as renumbered by chapter 305 of the laws  of  1994,  is  renumbered
 subdivision 14 and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
   13.  (A)  ANY  ENTITY  SHALL  NOT BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE THE EXEMPTION
 PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION UNLESS AT  LEAST  EIGHTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  ITS
 EMPLOYEES  ARE  RESIDENTS  OF  THIS  STATE OR THE ENTITY FALLS WITHIN AN
 EXCEPTION LISTED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   (B) AN ENTITY MAY RECEIVE THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION  WITH
 A  WORKFORCE  WHERE  LESS  THAN EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE EMPLOYEES ARE
 RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE IF IT CAN SHOW THAT:
   (I) IT MADE DILIGENT EFFORTS TO HIRE RESIDENT EMPLOYEES, BUT  NO  SUCH
 EMPLOYEES EXISTED OR WERE QUALIFIED FOR THE EMPLOYMENT POSITION; OR
   (II)  THE  EMPLOYMENT  POSITION  REQUIRES SPECIALIZED TALENTS THAT CAN
 ONLY BE FILLED BY INDIVIDUALS WHO HAPPEN TO RESIDE OUTSIDE THIS STATE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have  become  a law and shall apply to any exemption claimed on or after
 such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00610-01-1


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