Bill Text: NY S03034 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Repeals provisions of law granting real property tax exemptions to certain entities including certain professional major league sports organizations.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT [S03034 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03034-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 1, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
        AN ACT to repeal section 429 of the real property tax  law  relating  to
          real property used for professional major league sports
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature  hereby  declares  that
     2  any  provision  in  a  lease,  agreement or any other written instrument
     3  requiring that any taxes or their equivalent, set forth in such  instru-
     4  ment  in  the form of any charges of any kind whatsoever, imposed by any
     5  taxing authority, shall be made  the  obligation  of  any  person,  sole
     6  proprietorship, partnership, firm, corporation, limited liability compa-
     7  ny,  association,  franchise,  team, or any other entity, other than the
     8  owner or owners of such property, shall be deemed void as against public
     9  policy.
    10    § 2. Section 429 of the real property tax law is REPEALED.
    11    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.