S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 23, 2012
Introduced by Sen. SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT to authorize the assessor of the county of Nassau to accept an
application for exemption from real property tax from Divya Jyoti
Jagritit Sansthan, Inc. for a parcel of land located in the town of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
the assessor of the county of Nassau is hereby authorized to accept from
Divya Jyoti Jagritit Sansthan, Inc. an application for exemption from
real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax
law with respect to the general tax for the 2012 assessment and a
portion of the 2011 assessment roll, and the school taxes for the 2011-
2012 assessment roll and a portion of the 2010-2011 assessment roll, for
the parcel located in the town of Hempstead at 2026 Grand Avenue, Bald-
win, otherwise known as section 54, block 24, lot 282.
If accepted, the application shall be reviewed as if it had been
received on or before the taxable status date established for such
If satisfied that such organization would otherwise be entitled to
such exemption if such organization had filed an application for
exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the assessor, upon
approval of the Nassau county legislature, may grant exemption from all
taxation beginning with the date of acquisition of the properties by
such organization and make appropriate corrections to the subject rolls.
If such exemption is granted and such organization therefore shall have
paid any tax with respect to the subject rolls, the governing body or
tax department may, in its sole discretion, provide for the refund of
those taxes paid and cancel taxes, fines, penalties, interest or tax
liens remaining unpaid.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.