senate Bill S2742

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to a real property tax exemption for property owned by certain persons performing active duty in a combat zone

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 06, 2010 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 02, 2009 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S2742 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1750
2013-2014: S2181
2015-2016: S4527
2017-2018: S2407
2019-2020: S2930

S2742 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to offer a real property tax exemption for property owned by certain persons performing active duty in a combat zone in an amount equal to ten percent of the value of the real property.

S2742 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2742 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2742

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, ALESI, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, LAVALLE, LITTLE,
  MORAHAN,  PADAVAN,  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to a real proper-
  ty tax exemption for property  owned  by  certain  persons  performing
  active duty in a combat zone

  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 458-c to read as follows:
  S  458-C.  ACTIVE  DUTY  SERVICE IN A COMBAT ZONE. 1. RESIDENTIAL REAL
PROPERTY OWNED BY A PERSON WHO AT ANY TIME DURING A TAXABLE YEAR  SERVES
IN  ORDERED MILITARY DUTY IN A COMBAT ZONE SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION
BY ANY MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IN WHICH LOCATED  TO  THE  EXTENT  PROVIDED
HEREIN.    FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "ORDERED MILITARY
DUTY" MEANS ANY MILITARY DUTY PERFORMED IN THE SERVICE OF THE  STATE  OR
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTENDANCE AT ANY
SERVICE SCHOOL OR SCHOOLS CONDUCTED BY THE ARMED FORCES  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES,  BY A PUBLIC OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE AS A MEMBER OF ANY FORCE OF THE
ORGANIZED MILITIA OR OF ANY RESERVE FORCE OR RESERVE  COMPONENT  OF  THE
ARMED  FORCES  OF THE UNITED STATES, PURSUANT TO ORDERS ISSUED BY COMPE-
TENT STATE OR FEDERAL AUTHORITY, WITH OR WITHOUT  THE  CONSENT  OF  SUCH
PUBLIC  OFFICER  OR  EMPLOYEE.  PARTICIPATION IN ROUTINE RESERVE OFFICER
TRAINING CORPS TRAINING IS NOT CONSIDERED TO BE  ORDERED  MILITARY  DUTY
EXCEPT  WHEN  PERFORMING ADVANCED TRAINING DUTY AS A MEMBER OF A RESERVE
COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES.   FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A
"COMBAT  ZONE"  IS  IN AN AREA DESIGNATED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED
STATES BY EXECUTIVE ORDER AS A "COMBAT ZONE"  AT  ANY  TIME  DURING  THE
PERIOD  DESIGNATED  BY THE PRESIDENT BY EXECUTIVE ORDER AS THE PERIOD OF
COMBATANT ACTIVITIES IN SUCH ZONE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08055-02-9

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