Bill S4512A-2013

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy.

Details

Actions

  • May 12, 2014: referred to codes
  • May 12, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 12, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • May 5, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Apr 30, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 29, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.417
  • Feb 26, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 18, 2013: referred to codes
  • Jun 18, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 18, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 3, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 30, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 29, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.797
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • May 14, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 4512A
  • May 14, 2013: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • Apr 5, 2013: REFERRED TO HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Housing, Construction and Community Development - May 21, 2013
Ayes (8): Young, Bonacic, Boyle, Gallivan, Nozzolio, Espaillat, Diaz, Krueger
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Housing, Construction and Community Development - Feb 26, 2014
Ayes (9): Young, Bonacic, Boyle, Gallivan, Nozzolio, Martins, Espaillat, Diaz, Krueger

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4512A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy in accordance with applicable law

PURPOSE:

To authorize the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends the real property tax law by adding a new Section 901.

Section 2 - Effective date

JUSTIFICATION:

This bill would facilitate the collection of outstanding code violation penalties for the City of Syracuse and reduce administrative costs incurred in the collection process.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4512--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 5, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing the city of Syracuse to add unpaid housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to the city's annual tax levy in accordance with applicable law THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The real property tax law is amended by adding a new section 901 to read as follows: S 901. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1. IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER OTHERWISE GRANTED BY LAW, THE CITY OF SYRACUSE IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO COLLECT ANY UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES THROUGH PLACEMENT BY THE CITY'S COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY'S TAX AND ASSESS- MENT ACT (CHAPTER SEVENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIX, AS AMENDED). 2. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S ANNUAL TAX LEVY SUCH UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES, COSTS AND FINES SHALL HAVE BEEN ADJUDICATED AND IMPOSED THROUGH A JUDGMENT IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION ON AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, AS CERTIFIED BY THE CITY'S CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE, AND HAVE REMAINED UNPAID FOR ONE YEAR PRECEDING THE PLACEMENT ON THE CITY'S TAX LEVY. 3. SUCH HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTY, COST OR FINE AS SET FORTH IN A COPY OF THE JUDGMENT CERTIFIED BY THE CORPORATION COUNSEL TO THE COMMIS- SIONER OF FINANCE SHALL BE SET DOWN IN THE ANNUAL TAX LEVY UNDER THE HEADING UNCOLLECTED FINES AND PENALTIES AND SHALL BE LEVIED, ENFORCED
AND COLLECTED IN THE SAME MANNER, BY THE SAME PROCEEDINGS, AT THE SAME TIME, UNDER THE SAME PENALTIES AND HAVING THE SAME LIEN UPON THE PROPER- TY ASSESSED AS THE GENERAL CITY TAX AND AS A PART THEREOF. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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