senate Bill S30

Allows local tax collectors to send tax statements by electronic mail to an address provided by a homeowner and to opt out of receiving paper statements

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 07 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 27 / May / 2009
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.461
  • 01 / Jun / 2009
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 02 / Jun / 2009
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 16 / Jul / 2009
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 09 / Feb / 2010
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.101
  • 22 / Feb / 2010
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 23 / Feb / 2010
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 01 / Mar / 2010
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 01 / Mar / 2010
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 01 / Mar / 2010
    • REFERRED TO REAL PROPERTY TAXATION

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6438
Versions:
S30
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S30

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to allowing
statements of taxes via electronic mail


PURPOSE :
Allows local tax collectors to send tax statements by electronic mail
to an address provided by a homeowner and to opt out of receiving
paper statements.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 922 of the real
property tax law, as amended by section 5 of part B of chapter 389 of
the laws of 1997 and subparagraph (iii) as amended by chapter 256 of
the laws of 2005, is amended to provide the option of receiving tax
statements by electronic mail.

Section 2. Effective date

JUSTIFICATION :
Technology allows consumers to receive financial statements, utility
bills, and conduct various other transactions from their personal
computer. This bill would give consumers the option of receiving their
tax statements via electronic mail. This option to taxpayers will not
only provide convenience, but also significant paper and solid waste
savings.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2008: Passed the Senate (S.759/A.10845)

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
Estimated savings to local municipalities.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
On the ninetieth day after it shall have become law.
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