Category Archives: Legislative Updates 2013

New STAR Property Tax Exemption Legislation

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is requiring all homeowners receiving a BASIC STAR exemption to register with the NYS Tax Dept. in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years. Generally, the STAR tax … Continue reading

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The NYSSPE is Following 305 Bills in an Effort to Protect the Professional Engineering License in New York

The NYSSPE is working hard to follow a list of 305 bills in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate. We do this in an effort to protect the public health and welfare by maintaining the mission … Continue reading

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NYSSPE 2013 New York State Legislative Session Summary

The 2013 regular session of the New York State Legislature was scheduled to end on June 20th, 2013.  In fact, the session ended in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22nd, just before sunrise.  In a manner consistent with … Continue reading

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The New York State Society of Professional Engineers Represented at the June 14th State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying Meeting

Mark Kriss, Esq. attended the June 14th State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying (SBELS) meeting in New York City on behalf of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.  The topics discussed at the meeting can be found … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Legislative Report

This is the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) Spring 2013 Legislative Report prepared by Mark C. Kriss, Esq. (NYSSPE Legislative and Legal Counsel). Overview The 2013 Legislative Session commenced with the formation of an unprecedented “coalition government” … Continue reading

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