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Extends from November 30, 2020 to November 30, 2023, the authorization granted to the county of Broome to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes.
Provides that the tax levy limit shall be equal to a zero percent increase over the prior year tax levy when the difference between the total amount of taxes levied for the prior year less the tax levy limit results in a negative number.
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.
Enacts the public officers accountability act of 2015.
Creates a property tax cap and other mandated relief for local governments.
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.
Relates to the creation of home stability support supplement programs.
Relates to a ten-year state takeover of the local share of Medicaid outside of New York city; provides a twenty-year state takeover of fifty percent of the local share of Medicaid in New York city; creates a commission to reform public assistance benefits; expands the state earned income tax credit from thirty percent to forty-five percent of the federal credit amount; offers the option for individuals to receive the state earned income tax credit in monthly installments; expands the child and dependent care tax credit; provides for state assumption of the growth in property taxes for school districts and local governments that remain under the real property tax cap; creates a real property tax redesign team required to produce recurring savings; and subjects New York city to the property tax cap.