senate Bill S6240A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a conservation easement agreement exemption in the town of Danby in Tompkins county

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Current Bill Status Via A7088 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1557
substituted for s6240a
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a7088a
Jun 07, 2021 amended on third reading 6240a
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1557
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 19, 2021 referred to local government

S6240 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7088
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §491-b, RPT L

S6240 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Danby in Tompkins county to adopt a local law to provide that real property which has been acquired for the purpose of the preservation of an open space or an open area may be partially exempt from local real property taxation, provided that the owner or owners of such real property enter into a conservation easement agreement with the municipality.

S6240 - Sponsor Memo

S6240 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6240
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. OBERACKER -- 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 establishing a
   conservation  easement  agreement exemption in a town having a certain
   population

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  real  property  tax  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 491-b to read as follows:
   § 491-B. CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREEMENT EXEMPTION; CERTAIN TOWNS.  1.
 APPLICABILITY. (A) IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN  THREE
 THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY AND NOT MORE THAN THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED
 FIFTY,  THAT IS LOCATED IN A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN
 ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND,  BASED
 UPON  AND  RECORDED  BY  THE  TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS, IS HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW TO PROVIDE  THAT,  REAL  PROPERTY  WHOSE
 INTERESTS  OR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PRESERVA-
 TION OF AN OPEN SPACE OR AN OPEN AREA,  AS  AUTHORIZED  IN  SECTION  TWO
 HUNDRED  FORTY-SEVEN  OF  THE  GENERAL  MUNICIPAL  LAW, MAY BE PARTIALLY
 EXEMPT FROM LOCAL REAL PROPERTY TAXATION, PROVIDED  THAT  THE  OWNER  OR
 OWNERS  OF  SUCH REAL PROPERTY ENTER INTO A CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREE-
 MENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE  PROCEDURES  SPECIFIED
 IN  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF THIS SECTION. A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF
 NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  FIVE
 THOUSAND  BASED UPON AND RECORDED IN THE TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS
 MAY, BY LOCAL LAW, AND ANY FIRE  DISTRICT,  WATER  DISTRICT,  OR  SCHOOL
 DISTRICT,  ALL OR PART OF WHICH IS LOCATED IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION
 OF NOT LESS THAN THREE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED  FIFTY  AND  NOT  MORE  THAN
 THREE  THOUSAND  FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THAT IS LOCATED IN A COUNTY HAVING A
 POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE  THAN  ONE
 HUNDRED  FIVE  THOUSAND  BASED UPON AND RECORDED BY THE TWO THOUSAND TEN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6240A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7088
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §491-b, RPT L

S6240A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Danby in Tompkins county to adopt a local law to provide that real property which has been acquired for the purpose of the preservation of an open space or an open area may be partially exempt from local real property taxation, provided that the owner or owners of such real property enter into a conservation easement agreement with the municipality.

S6240A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6240A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6240--A
     Cal. No. 1557
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. OBERACKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Local Government --
   committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules
   -- ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retain-
   ing its place in the order of third reading

 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
   conservation  easement  agreement exemption in a town having a certain
   population
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  real  property  tax  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 491-b to read as follows:
   § 491-B. CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREEMENT EXEMPTION; CERTAIN TOWNS.  1.
 APPLICABILITY. (A) IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN  THREE
 THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY AND NOT MORE THAN THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED
 FIFTY,  THAT IS LOCATED IN A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN
 ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIVE THOUSAND,  BASED
 UPON  AND  RECORDED  BY  THE  TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS, IS HEREBY
 AUTHORIZED TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW TO PROVIDE  THAT,  REAL  PROPERTY  WHOSE
 INTERESTS  OR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PRESERVA-
 TION OF AN OPEN SPACE OR AN OPEN AREA,  AS  AUTHORIZED  IN  SECTION  TWO
 HUNDRED  FORTY-SEVEN  OF  THE  GENERAL  MUNICIPAL  LAW, MAY BE PARTIALLY
 EXEMPT FROM LOCAL REAL PROPERTY TAXATION, PROVIDED  THAT  THE  OWNER  OR
 OWNERS  OF  SUCH REAL PROPERTY ENTER INTO A CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREE-
 MENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE  PROCEDURES  SPECIFIED
 IN  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF THIS SECTION. A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF
 NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  FIVE
 THOUSAND  BASED UPON AND RECORDED IN THE TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS
 MAY, BY LOCAL LAW, AND ANY FIRE  DISTRICT,  WATER  DISTRICT,  OR  SCHOOL
 DISTRICT,  ALL OR PART OF WHICH IS LOCATED IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION
 OF NOT LESS THAN THREE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED  FIFTY  AND  NOT  MORE  THAN
 THREE  THOUSAND  FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THAT IS LOCATED IN A COUNTY HAVING A
 POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND NOT MORE  THAN  ONE

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