Bill Text: NY A05537 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the limit upon real property tax levies by local governments; exempts real property owned by a city, town or village from taxes for infrastructure, road maintenance, snow removal, capital projects, consent order and smart growth initiative expenses and any extraordinary expenses required to respond to public health emergencies and pandemics.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-13 - referred to real property taxation [A05537 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05537-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5537
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Real Property Taxation
        AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the limit upon
          real property tax levies by local governments
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of  paragraph  (g)  of  subdivision  2  of
     2  section  3-c of the general municipal law, as added by section 1 of part
     3  A of chapter 97 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (i) a tax levy necessary for expenditures  resulting  from  (A)  court
     5  orders  or  judgments  against  the local government arising out of tort
     6  actions for any amount that exceeds five percent of the total tax levied
     7  in the prior fiscal year or (B) any of the following:
     8    (1) infrastructure improvements and repairs;
     9    (2) road maintenance, repair and renovation;
    10    (3) snow removal;
    11    (4) capital projects and  infrastructure  improvements  in  utilities,
    12  transportation and communication;
    13    (5) expenses derived from consent orders and smart growth initiatives;
    14  and
    15    (6)  any  extraordinary  expenses required to respond to public health
    16  emergencies and pandemics;
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
    18  the  amendments  to  section  3-c  of  the general municipal law made by
    19  section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section  and
    20  shall be deemed to be repealed therewith.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08136-01-9
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