senate Bill S5119

Signed by Governor

Provides for a taxpayer assistance authorization for households in the town of Sennett, county of Cayuga

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 10 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1355
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 13 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A7359
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.601
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • HOME RULE REQUEST
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 19 / Jul / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 31 / Jul / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.285

Summary

Provides for a taxpayer assistance authorization for households in the town of Sennett, county of Cayuga.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7359
Versions:
S5119
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Cayuga County

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5119

TITLE OF BILL: An act providing for a taxpayer assistance
authorization for households in the town of Sennett, county of Cayuga

PURPOSE:

To provide homeowners and renters in the Town of Sennett with a tax
assistance payment in the amount of $100 in fiscal year 2013.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Provides homeowners and renters in the Town of Sennett
with a tax assistance payment in the amount of $100 in fiscal year
2013.

Section 2 - Effective date

EXISTING LAW:

Similar legislation became Chapter 499 of the Laws of 2007.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Town of Sennett has developed an unreserved, general fund surplus
through a combination of sound fiscal management and Cayuga Sales tax
revenue.

While the Town Board has expended some of these funds for community
events and the local fire district, the Board also wishes to provide
tax relief to Sennett residents in the form of a payment in the amount
of $100 to all households within the Town, benefiting homeowners, and
renters alike.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5119

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT providing for a taxpayer assistance authorization for  households
  in the town of Sennett, county of Cayuga

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Taxpayer assistance authorization for the town of  Sennett,
county  of Cayuga. 1. Generally. a. Notwithstanding any provision of any
general, special or local law to the  contrary,  the  town  of  Sennett,
county  of Cayuga, is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt and amend
local laws in accordance with this section to grant a  taxpayer  assist-
ance  payment to all households within the geographic limits of the town
for the town fiscal year 2013 in an amount not  to  exceed  one  hundred
dollars. No such local law may be adopted unless, as originally adopted,
it  authorizes  such payment to be made in accordance with this section.
Any payment authorized by local law  in  accordance  with  this  section
shall  be  paid  in  the town fiscal year in which this authorization is
granted.
  b. Such tax assistance payment shall be paid to an  owner-occupier  of
any  single  family dwelling according to the records of the town asses-
sor, and to each tenant-leaseholder who, as of the date  of  application
provided  for  in  such  local law has been determined to be the head of
household renting an apartment, condominium, or other residential dwell-
ing unit within the geographic limits of the town of Sennett.
  2. Eligibility requirements. a. To qualify for the rebate pursuant  to
subdivision  one of this section the resident must have lived within the
town of Sennett and been an owner of  a  single  family  house,  duplex,
condominium,  mobile home or townhouse on June 1, 2013, or have been the
signatory on a valid residential lease within the geographic  limits  of
the town on June 1, 2013, as determined by the procedure to be set forth
in such local law enacted pursuant to this section.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10892-01-3

S. 5119                             2

  b. The property shall serve as the primary residence of one or more of
the owners. If no owner resides on the property as of June 1, 2013, then
the  credit  shall  be  issued for that property to the signatory on any
valid lease for the property as of June 1, 2013.
  c.  The  recipient  of  such  tax  assistance  payment shall not be in
arrears in the payment of taxes, charges or assessments due and owing to
the town.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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