senate Bill S6812A

Signed by Governor

Authorizes Hands Across Long Island, Inc. to apply for a retroactive real property tax exemption for a certain parcel in the village of Lynbrook, county of Nassau

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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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actions

  • 12 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 6812A
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1163
  • 09 / Jun / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 10 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO REAL PROPERTY TAXATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A9198A
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.362
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 01 / Aug / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 07 / Aug / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.230

Summary

Authorizes Hands Across Long Island, Inc. to apply for a retroactive real property tax exemption for a certain parcel in the village of Lynbrook, county of Nassau.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9198A
Versions:
S6812
S6812A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6812A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Hands Across Long Island, Inc. to
retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for certain
property in the village of Lynbrook, town of Hempstead, county of
Nassau

PURPOSE: To authorize Hands Across Long Island, Inc. to apply for a
retroactive real property tax exemption for a certain parcel in the
village of Lynbrook, in Nassau County.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The assessor of Nassau County is
authorized to accept an application for real property tax exemption
from Hands Across Long Island, Inc. pursuant to section 420-a of the
real property tax law. If accepted, the application shall be reviewed
as if it had been received on or before the taxable status date
established.

Section 2 is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Hands Across Long Island is a multi-service
organization managed and operated by, and for, psychiatric survivors.
According to their website, Hands Across Long Island is the largest
and most successful peer-run, multi-service mental health organization
in New York State, helping over 3,500 consumers each year. This
legislation would alleviate the financial strain on Hands Across Long
Island by allowing the not-for-profit to apply for a real property tax
exemption and thus allocate those monies toward better serving the
community.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New legislation.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 6812--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to authorize Hands Across  Long  Island,  Inc.  to  retroactively
  apply  for  a  real property tax exemption for certain property in the
  village of Lynbrook, town of Hempstead, county of Nassau

  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
Hands  Across  Long Island, Inc., an application for exemption from real
property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real  property  tax  law
for a portion of the 2013-2014 assessment roll, and for a portion of the
2012-2013  assessment  roll,  and  for a portion of the 2013-2014 school
taxes for the parcel  owned  by  such  not-for-profit  entity  which  is
located  at  30-34 Park Place, in the village of Lynbrook, town of Hemp-
stead, county of Nassau, otherwise known by  Nassau  county  parcel  ID,
section 38, block 95, lots 49, 464, 465, 466.  If accepted, the applica-
tion shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the taxa-
ble status date established for such rolls.
  If  satisfied that such not-for-profit organization would otherwise be
entitled to such exemption if such not-for-profit organization had filed
an application for exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the
assessor, upon approval by  the  Nassau  county  legislature,  may  make
appropriate correction to the subject rolls. If such exemption is grant-
ed  and  such  organization,  therefore,  shall  have  paid any tax with
respect to the subject rolls,  the  applicable  governing  body  or  tax
department  may, in its sole discretion, provide for the refund of those
taxes paid and cancel those taxes, fines, penalties, liens, or  interest
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.
                                                           LBD14282-05-4

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