Bill S1155-2013

Relates to state aid payments made to certain cities on state-owned lands

Relates to state aid payments made to certain cities on state-owned lands.

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  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

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BILL NUMBER:S1155

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public lands law, in relation to state aid on certain leased or state-owned lands

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill modifies existing public lands law payments on the Empire State Plaza PILOT, by providing for a "spin up" of the last four years of the scheduled payments.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends paragraph 1 of subdivision 2-a of section 19-a of the public lands law, as amended by section 1 of part T of Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2012 to "spin up" the last four years of scheduled payments. Section 2 is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: To help alleviate the financial situation currently faced by the City of Albany, they have requested this legislation which modifies the PILOT payments on the Empire State Plaza. The proposal calls for a "spin up" of $7,850,000 from the last four years of the scheduled payments beginning in fiscal year 2013-14.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12: S.7200/A.10021 Remained in the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations and the Assembly Committee on Real Property Taxation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1155 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the public lands law, in relation to state aid on certain leased or state-owned lands THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision 2-a of section 19-a of the public lands law, as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: (1) Notwithstanding any provision of this section to the contrary, in addition to state aid otherwise payable pursuant to this section, there shall be payable to any city located in a county in which there has been constructed a state office building project in accordance with the provisions of chapter one hundred fifty-two of the laws of nineteen hundred sixty-four, as amended, and pursuant to an agreement entitled the "South Mall contract" dated May eleventh, nineteen hundred sixty- five, state aid in accordance with the following schedule: State Fiscal Year Amount 2000-2001 $4,500,000 2001-2002 $4,500,000 2002-2003 $4,500,000 2003-2004 $9,850,000 2004-2005 $16,850,000 2005-2006 $22,850,000 2006-2007 $22,850,000 2007-2008 $22,850,000 2008-2009 $22,850,000
2009-2010 $22,850,000 2010-2011 $22,850,000 2011-2012 $15,000,000 2012-2013 $22,850,000 2013-2014 [$15,000,000] $22,850,000 2014-2015 [$15,000,000] $22,850,000 2015-2016 [$15,000,000] $22,850,000 2016-2017 [$15,000,000] $22,850,000 2017-2018 $15,000,000 2018-2019 $15,000,000 2019-2020 $15,000,000 2020-2021 $15,000,000 2021-2022 $15,000,000 2022-2023 $15,000,000 2023-2024 $15,000,000 2024-2025 $15,000,000 2025-2026 $15,000,000 2026-2027 $15,000,000 2027-2028 $15,000,000 2028-2029 [$15,000,000] $7,150,000 2029-2030 [$15,000,000] $7,150,000 2030-2031 [$15,000,000] $7,150,000 2031-2032 [$15,000,000] $7,150,000 2032-2033 $7,150,000 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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