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§11-6F-2. Definitions.
As used in this article, the term:

(a) "Certified capital addition property" means all real property and personal property included within or to be included within a qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility that has been certified by the state tax commissioner in accordance with section four of this article: Provided, That airplanes and motor vehicles licensed by the division of motor vehicles shall in no event constitute certified capital addition property.

(b) "Manufacturing facility" means any factory, mill, chemical plant, refinery, warehouse, building or complex of buildings, including land on which it is located, and all machinery, equipment, improvements and other real property and personal property located at or within the facility used in connection with the operation of the facility in a manufacturing business.

(c) "Personal property" means all property specified in subdivision (q), section ten, article two, chapter two of this code and includes, but is not limited to, furniture, fixtures, machinery and equipment, pollution control equipment, computers and related data processing equipment, spare parts and supplies.

(d) "Qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility" means all real property and personal property, the combined original cost of all of the property which exceeds fifty million dollars to be constructed, located or installed at or within two miles of a manufacturing facility owned or operated by the person making the capital addition that has a total original cost before the capital addition of at least one hundred million dollars: Provided, That if the capital addition is made in a steel, chemical or polymer alliance zone as designated from time-to-time by executive order of the governor, then the person making the capital addition may for purposes of satisfying the requirements of this subsection join in a multiparty project with a person owning or operating a manufacturing facility that has a total original cost before the capital addition of at least one hundred million dollars if the capital addition creates additional production capacity of existing or related products or feedstock or derivative products respecting the manufacturing facility.

(e) "Real property" means all property specified in subdivision (p), section ten, article two, chapter two of this code and includes, but is not limited to, lands, buildings and improvements on the land such as sewers, fences, roads, paving and leasehold improvements.