senate Bill S967

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the taxation of certain state owned parks

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 11, 2022 print number 967a
Jan 11, 2022 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local government
Apr 26, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to local government

Votes

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Jan 31, 2022 - Local Government committee Vote

S967A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2022

Apr 26, 2021 - Local Government committee Vote

S967
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S967 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2615
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7662, A9935

S967 - 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.

S967 - Sponsor Memo

S967 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    967
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S967A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2615
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §532, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7662, A9935

S967A (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.

S967A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S967A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  967--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. GAUGHRAN, BROOKS, COMRIE -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
   Government  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Local Government in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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