senate Bill S3965

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to tax exemptions for properties in violation of zoning laws

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Feb 01, 2021 referred to local government

S3965 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2011
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §420-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8133, A3927
2019-2020: S4115, A1976

S3965 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits tax exemptions for properties in violation of zoning laws.

S3965 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3965 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3965
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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  nonprofit
   organizations mandatory class
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 420-a of the real
 property tax law, as amended by chapter 919 of  the  laws  of  1981,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (b)  Real property such as specified in paragraph (a) of this subdivi-
 sion shall not be exempt if any  officer,  member  or  employee  of  the
 owning corporation or association shall receive or may be lawfully enti-
 tled to receive any pecuniary profit from the operations thereof, except
 reasonable  compensation  for  services in effecting one or more of such
 purposes,  or  as  proper  beneficiaries  of  its  strictly   charitable
 purposes; or if the organization thereof for any such avowed purposes be
 a  guise or pretense for directly or indirectly making any other pecuni-
 ary profit for such corporation or association or for any of its members
 or employees; or if it be not  in  good  faith  organized  or  conducted
 exclusively  for  one  or  more  of such purposes; OR IF SUCH PURPOSE IN
 WHICH THE REAL PROPERTY IS BEING USED  IS  IN  VIOLATION  OF  APPLICABLE
 LOCAL ZONING LAWS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06068-01-1


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