senate Bill S1251

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of income for purposes of the senior citizen rent increase exemptions (SCRIE) program

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to aging
Jan 06, 2011 referred to aging

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S1251 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8608
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3498, A1644

S1251 - Summary

Excludes social security payments and supplemental security income from the definition of "income" for the purposes of determining eligibility under the senior citizen rent increase exemption (SCRIE).

S1251 - Sponsor Memo

S1251 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1251

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO, ADAMS, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, SAVINO  --  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 the definition
  of income for purposes of the senior citizen rent increase  exemptions
  (SCRIE) program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 1 of section 467-b of  the  real
property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 500 of the laws of 2001, is
amended to read as follows:
  c. "Income" means income from  all  sources  after  deduction  of  all
income  and  social  security  taxes  and  includes  social security and
retirement benefits, supplemental security income and  additional  state
payments,  public  assistance  benefits, interest, dividends, net rental
income, salary or earnings, and net  income  from  self-employment,  but
shall  not  include  gifts or inheritances, payments made to individuals
because of their status as victims of Nazi persecution,  as  defined  in
P.L.  103-286,  or increases in benefits accorded pursuant to the social
security act or a public or private pension paid to any  member  of  the
household which increase, in any given year, does not exceed the consum-
er  price  index  (all  items  United States city average) for such year
which take effect after the date of eligibility of head of the household
receiving benefits hereunder whether received by the head of the  house-
hold  or any other member of the household; PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT INCOME
SHALL NOT INCLUDE INCOME FROM SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS  OR  SUPPLEMENTAL
SECURITY  INCOME  PAYMENTS IF THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE MUNICIPALITY IN
WHICH THE SENIOR CITIZEN RESIDES, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS  A  LOCAL
LAW,  ORDINANCE,  OR  RESOLUTION  ELECTING  TO  EXEMPT SUCH BENEFITS AND
PAYMENTS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00668-01-1

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