assembly Bill A2615

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the taxation of certain state owned parks

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2022 print number 2615a
Jan 20, 2022 amend and recommit to real property taxation
Jan 05, 2022 referred to real property taxation
Jan 19, 2021 referred to real property taxation

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A2615 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9935

A2615 - Summary

Authorizes the taxation of certain lands owned by the state constituting a state park; provides that if the land constitutes a state park and the average daily state park attendance for the preceding year exceeded twenty-five percent of the municipal population as determined by the most recent census data; the state-owned land constitutes ten percent or more of the total land contained within the municipality; the municipality provides or pays for first responder police protection and either pays or provides for the cost of first responder fire protection or the residents of the municipality make direct payments to a fire protection district responsible for protecting the state park and its visitors (view more) and the principal entrance to the state park is within the boundaries of the municipality, it may be subject to real property taxation.

A2615 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2615
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, THIELE, STERN, PALMESANO, MONTESANO --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to certain  state
   lands constituting a state park subject to taxation
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 532 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
   (L)  (I)  ALL  LANDS  OWNED  BY  THE  STATE CONSTITUTING A STATE PARK,
 EXCLUDING THOSE LANDS OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO TAXATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
 SIONS (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (I), (J) AND (K)  OF  THIS
 SECTION, WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
   (A)  THE AVERAGE DAILY STATE PARK ATTENDANCE FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR AS
 REPORTED BY THE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION  AND  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION
 EXCEEDED  TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT OF THE MUNICIPAL POPULATION AS DETERMINED
 BY THE MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA AS REPORTED BY THE UNITED  STATES  CENSUS
 BUREAU;
   (B)  THE STATE-OWNED LAND CONSTITUTES TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE TOTAL
 LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY BASED ON ACREAGE OF  STATE  PARK-
 LAND AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IN THE MUNICIPALITY AS A PERCENTAGE OF
 ALL MUNICIPAL LAND;
   (C)  THE  MUNICIPALITY  PROVIDES  OR  PAYS  FOR FIRST RESPONDER POLICE
 PROTECTION AND EITHER: (1) PAYS OR PROVIDES THE COST OF FIRST  RESPONDER
 FIRE  PROTECTION;  OR  (2) THE RESIDENTS OF THE MUNICIPALITY MAKE DIRECT
 PAYMENT TO A FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  PROTECTING  THE
 STATE PARK AND ITS VISITORS; AND
   (D)  THE PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE TO THE STATE PARK IS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES
 OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
   (II) IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PAYMENT EXCEED TWO HUNDRED  FIFTY  THOUSAND
 DOLLARS  FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO FISCAL
 YEAR, AND IN EACH SUCCEEDING FISCAL YEAR SHALL NOT  EXCEED  TWO  HUNDRED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A2615A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9935

A2615A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the taxation of certain lands owned by the state constituting a state park; provides that if the land constitutes a state park and the average daily state park attendance for the preceding year exceeded twenty-five percent of the municipal population as determined by the most recent census data; the state-owned land constitutes ten percent or more of the total land contained within the municipality; the municipality provides or pays for first responder police protection and either pays or provides for the cost of first responder fire protection or the residents of the municipality make direct payments to a fire protection district responsible for protecting the state park and its visitors (view more) and the principal entrance to the state park is within the boundaries of the municipality, it may be subject to real property taxation.

A2615A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2615--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, THIELE, STERN, PALMESANO, MONTESANO --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property  Taxation  --
   recommitted  to  the Committee on Real Property Taxation in accordance
   with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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 certain state
   lands constituting a state park subject to taxation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  532  of  the real property tax law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
   (L) (I) ALL LANDS OWNED  BY  THE  STATE  CONSTITUTING  A  STATE  PARK,
 EXCLUDING THOSE LANDS OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO TAXATION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
 SIONS  (A),  (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (I), (J) AND (K) OF THIS
 SECTION, WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
   (A) THE AVERAGE DAILY STATE PARK ATTENDANCE FOR THE PRECEDING YEAR  AS
 REPORTED  BY  THE  OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION
 EXCEEDED TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE MUNICIPAL POPULATION  AS  DETERMINED
 BY  THE  MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA AS REPORTED BY THE UNITED STATES CENSUS
 BUREAU;
   (B) THE STATE-OWNED LAND CONSTITUTES TEN PERCENT OR MORE OF THE  TOTAL
 LAND  CONTAINED  WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY BASED ON ACREAGE OF STATE PARK-
 LAND AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IN THE MUNICIPALITY AS A PERCENTAGE OF
 ALL MUNICIPAL LAND;
   (C) THE MUNICIPALITY PROVIDES  OR  PAYS  FOR  FIRST  RESPONDER  POLICE
 PROTECTION  AND EITHER: (1) PAYS OR PROVIDES THE COST OF FIRST RESPONDER
 FIRE PROTECTION; OR (2) THE RESIDENTS OF THE  MUNICIPALITY  MAKE  DIRECT
 PAYMENT  TO  A  FIRE  PROTECTION DISTRICT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROTECTING THE
 STATE PARK AND ITS VISITORS; AND
   (D) THE PRINCIPAL ENTRANCE TO THE STATE PARK IS WITHIN THE  BOUNDARIES
 OF THE MUNICIPALITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03798-03-2