S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
March 1, 2012
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging -- 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 tax abatement
for rent-controlled and rent regulated property occupied by senior
citizens or persons with disabilities
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 467-b of the real property tax law
is amended by adding two new paragraphs c and d to read as follows:
C. THE ENTITY THAT ADMINISTERS THE TAX ABATEMENT PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL DEVELOP A SYSTEM TO ENSURE THAT PARTICIPANTS THAT ARE
ELIGIBLE FOR THIS TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH B OF
SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION AND SUBSEQUENTLY BECOME ELIGIBLE
PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH A OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION, SHALL HAVE
TIMELY NOTICE OF THE NEED TO REAPPLY FOR THE TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM
DURING THE FIRST REAPPLICATION PERIOD AFTER MEETING THE ELIGIBILITY
CRITERIA OF PARAGRAPH A OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION AND FOR
EVERY REAPPLICATION THEREAFTER BASED ON THEIR ELIGIBILITY PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH A OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
D. AN ENTITY ADMINISTERING THIS PROGRAM SHALL NOT CONSIDER ANY ELIGI-
BILITY CRITERIA THAT ARE NOT CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION IN DETERMINING
WHETHER TO APPROVE OR DENY AN APPLICATION FOR THE TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ments to subdivision 5 of section 467-b of the real property tax law
made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration and
reversion of such section and shall be deemed to expire therewith.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.