|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Jan 10, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1558
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1558 - Details
S1558 - Summary
Provides additional opportunity for new registrant by mail to indicate choice of party enrollment where original choice was omitted or void, by requiring board of elections to notify registrant of ineffective enrollment and ineligibility to vote in a party primary and providing a place for the registrant to enroll or decline to enroll in a party by mail.
S1558 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1558 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law and the tax law, in relation to reinstating the "Middle Class STAR" rebate program PURPOSE: SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would reinstate the "Middle Class STAR" rebate program. Section 1 adds a new Real Property Tax Law Section 1306-b, entitled "Middle Class STAR" rebate program. This section provides that if a parcel is entitled to the enhanced STAR exemption pursuant to RPTL section 425 for the 2013-2014 school year and thereafter, a local real property tax rebate shall be provided to the owner or owners of such parcel. In addition, this section provides that if a parcel is Entitled to the basic STAR exemption pursuant to RPTL section 425 for the 2014-2015; school year and thereafter, a local real property tax rebate shall be provided to the owner or owners of such parcel. The section sets forth the process by which such rebate shall be determined. The "Middle Class STAR" rebate program provides rebate checks to eligi- ble star recipients utilizing three income brackets. Senior rebates checks based on the senior STAR exemption eligibility are already income based and do not utilize any income brackets.
S1558 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1558 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to failure of new regis- trants to enroll THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 9. The county board of elections shall, promptly and in any event, not later than twenty-one days after receipt by it of the application, veri- fy the identity of the applicant. In order to do so, the county board of elections shall utilize the information provided in the application and shall attempt to verify such information with the information provided by the department of motor vehicles, social security administration and any other lawful available information source. If the county board of elections is unable to verify the identity of the applicant within twen- ty-one days of the receipt of the application, it shall immediately take steps to confirm that the information provided by the applicant was accurately utilized by such county board of elections, was accurately verified with other information sources and that no data entry error, or other similar type of error, occurred. Following completion of the preceding steps, the county board of elections shall mail (a) a notice of its approval, (b) a notice of its approval which includes an indi- cation that such board has not yet been able to verify the identity of the applicant and a request for more information so that such verifica- tion may be completed, or (c) a notice of its rejection of the applica- tion to the applicant in a form approved by the state board of elections. Notices of approval, notices of approval with requests for more information or notices of rejection shall be sent by nonforwardable first class [or] return postage guaranteed mail on which is endorsed EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00806-01-1
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