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Extends the authorization for Ontario county to impose additional rates of sales and compensating use tax until November 30, 2023.
Enacts the “New York farmer recruitment and retention act”; directs the board of regents and the education department to investigate and study undergraduate agricultural programs with the goal of identifying programs which encourage entry into agricultural production; establishes agriculture producer scholarships for students who agree to be agriculture producers in the state for a certain period of time after graduation; establishes the producer’s loan forgiveness program; directs the board of regents and the education department to establish and implement an outreach program to encourage elementary and secondary school students to enter the agricultural field; directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to report to the governor and the legislature on reducing taxation on land used in agricultural production; appropriates funds therefor.
Extends the authorization for Seneca county to impose additional rates of sales and compensating use tax until November 30, 2023.
Provides for eminent domain reform and creates the “home and property protection act”; creates temporary state commission to examine eminent domain laws.
Enacts the public officers accountability act of 2015.
Provides that public benefit corporations can enter into cooperative agreements with municipal corporations, districts and other public benefit corporations for the performance of any of the respective functions, powers or duties of the respective participants in the cooperative agreement.
Authorizes the Tully central school district to finance a litigation settlement by the issuance of serial bonds and/or anticipation notes.
Enacts the taxpayer protection and mandate relief act; enacts various reforms relating to government spending including a spending growth cap, employee contributions to health insurance, limiting unfunded mandates, labor law reforms relating to public works projects, repeal of the WICKS law and reductions in reporting requirements under the education law.
Limits real property assessment increases; caps municipal tax increases in this state; establishes a personal income tax credit for a cap on real property tax based off of a household’s income; creates senior tax deferral; defines terms; provides for annual notification to senior taxpayers and permits prepayment of deferred taxes for certain seniors who meet the requirements of the enhanced STAR exemption.