senate Bill S2051

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes a capped property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced STAR exemption

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to aging
May 11, 2009 reported and committed to finance
Apr 02, 2009 motion to discharge filed
Feb 11, 2009 referred to aging

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S2051 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3139
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2998, A3943
2013-2014: S1767, A1212
2015-2016: S1480, A1472
2017-2018: S3195, A2533
2019-2020: S3769, A3389

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a capped real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced school tax relief exemption.

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2051 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2051

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE, DeFRANCISCO, HANNON, O. JOHNSON, LARKIN,
  MAZIARZ, MORAHAN, SEWARD, VOLKER -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  capped  real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age
  or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the  enhanced  STAR
  exemption

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

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 431 to read as follows:
  S  431.  PERSONS  SEVENTY  YEARS  OF AGE OR OVER; CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE. 1. (A) RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED  BY
ONE  OR  MORE  PERSONS, EACH OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AND
MEETS EACH OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE  ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  FOR  SENIOR
CITIZENS  SET FORTH IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE,
OR RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY HUSBAND AND WIFE, ONE
OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AND MEETS EACH OF  THE  REQUIRE-
MENTS  FOR  THE  ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  FOR  SENIOR  CITIZENS SET FORTH IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE  FOR
THE  CAPPED  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX RATE SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION,
PROVIDED THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A  RESOLUTION
PROVIDING THEREFOR.
  (B)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE" SHALL MEAN THE LOWER OF:
  (I) THE REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL  TAX  RATE  ESTABLISHED  ON  THE  TAXABLE
STATUS DATE NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE PERSON ATTAINS
THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS; OR
  (II)  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX RATE ESTABLISHED ON ANY TAXABLE
STATUS DATE SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE  PERSON  ATTAINS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06750-01-9

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