assembly Bill A127A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 22, 2012 print number 127a
Feb 22, 2012 amend and recommit to real property taxation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to real property taxation
Jun 02, 2011 held for consideration in real property taxation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to real property taxation

Multi-Sponsors

A127 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S134
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627, S262
2013-2014: A1748, S1357
2015-2016: A1675, S1913
2017-2018: A2731, S2613
2019-2020: A2490, S1963

A127 - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A127 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   127

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BURLING,
  MOLINARO,  OAKS  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Real
  Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to extending  the
  enhanced  STAR  exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of a previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of  part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  In  the case of property owned by husband and wife, one of whom
is sixty-five years of age or over, the exemption, once  granted,  shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as  the  surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR IS PHYS-
ICALLY DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO  QUALIFY
AS  PHYSICALLY  DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A  PHYSI-
CIAN  LICENSED  TO  PRACTICE  IN THE STATE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED AND MADE
AVAILABLE BY THE STATE BOARD WHICH STATES  THAT  THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS  A
PERMANENT  PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF
SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO
HAS  OBTAINED  A CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND
VISUALLY HANDICAPPED STATING THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS LEGALLY  BLIND  MAY
SUBMIT  SUCH  CERTIFICATE  IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT.
THE OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION MUST STILL  BE  MET  FOR  THE
ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  TO  BE  GRANTED  TO  A  SURVIVING SPOUSE UNDER THIS
SUBPARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
administration  of  the  enhanced  STAR  exemption  beginning  with  the
2011-2012 school year.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Multi-Sponsors

A127A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S134
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627, S262
2013-2014: A1748, S1357
2015-2016: A1675, S1913
2017-2018: A2731, S2613
2019-2020: A2490, S1963

A127A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A127A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 127--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BURLING,
  OAKS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxa-
  tion  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Real Property Taxation in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to extending  the
  enhanced  STAR  exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of a previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of  part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  In  the case of property owned by husband and wife, one of whom
is sixty-five years of age or over, the exemption, once  granted,  shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as  the  surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR IS PHYS-
ICALLY DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO  QUALIFY
AS  PHYSICALLY  DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A  PHYSI-
CIAN  LICENSED  TO  PRACTICE  IN THE STATE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED AND MADE
AVAILABLE BY THE COMMISSIONER WHICH STATES THAT  THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS  A
PERMANENT  PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF
SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO
HAS  OBTAINED  A CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND
VISUALLY HANDICAPPED STATING THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS LEGALLY  BLIND  MAY
SUBMIT  SUCH  CERTIFICATE  IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT.
THE OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION MUST STILL  BE  MET  FOR  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00138-03-2

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