senate Bill S6469

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to conservation easement agreement exemptions for certain towns

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2021 signed chap.221
Jun 24, 2021 delivered to governor
May 25, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.136
substituted for a7096
May 19, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.959
Apr 30, 2021 referred to local government

S6469 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7096
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §491-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7655, A9732

S6469 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain towns to adopt a local law to provide that, real property whose interests or rights have 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.

S6469 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6469 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6469
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  conservation
   easement agreement exemptions in certain towns
 
   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. IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT  LESS  THAN  THIRTY-
 FIVE  THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN THIRTY-SIX THOUSAND, THAT IS LOCATED IN
 A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND
 NOT MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED SEVEN 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 PRESERVATION 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 AGREEMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY IN  ACCORD-
 ANCE WITH THE PROCEDURES SPECIFIED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
 A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF NOT LESS THAN THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND AND
 NOT  MORE  THAN  THREE HUNDRED SEVEN THOUSAND BASED UPON AND RECORDED IN
 THE TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS MAY, BY LOCAL LAW,  AND  ANY  SCHOOL
 DISTRICT,  ALL OR PART OF WHICH IS LOCATED IN A TOWN HAVING A POPULATION
 OF NOT LESS THAN THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND AND NOT MORE THAN THIRTY-SIX THOU-
 SAND THAT IS LOCATED IN A COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF  NOT  LESS  THAN
 THREE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND  AND NOT MORE THAN THREE HUNDRED SEVEN THOUSAND
 BASED UPON AND RECORDED BY THE TWO THOUSAND TEN FEDERAL CENSUS, MAY,  BY
 RESOLUTION,  EXEMPT  SUCH  PROPERTY FROM ITS TAXATION IN THE SAME MANNER
 AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS SUCH TOWN HAS DONE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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