senate Bill S1920

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows senior citizens previously approved for the enhanced school tax relief exemption to file a simplified renewal application

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2012 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.257
Jan 04, 2012 referred to aging
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 07, 2011 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2011 advanced to third reading
Feb 15, 2011 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2011 1st report cal.96
Jan 14, 2011 referred to aging

Votes

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Feb 29, 2012 - Aging committee Vote

S1920
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2012

Feb 14, 2011 - Aging committee Vote

S1920
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2011

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S1920 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7225
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2818

S1920 - Summary

Allows senior citizens previously approved for the enhanced school tax relief exemption, who have elected not to participate in the income verification program, to file a simplified renewal application annually; directs the commissioner of taxation and finance to prepare such simplified, short form for eligible senior citizens.

S1920 - Sponsor Memo

S1920 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1920

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  applications
  for the enhanced school tax relief exemption by senior citizens

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 425 of  the  real
property  tax  law,  as  amended by chapter 6 of the laws of 2010 and as
further amended by section 1 of part W of chapter  56  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Generally. All owners of the property who primarily reside thereon
must  jointly  file an application for exemption with the assessor on or
before the appropriate taxable status  date.  Such  application  may  be
filed  by  mail  if  it  is  enclosed  in  a  postpaid envelope properly
addressed to the appropriate assessor, deposited in  a  post  office  or
official depository under the exclusive care of the United States postal
service, and postmarked by the United States postal service on or before
the  applicable taxable status date. Each such application shall be made
on a form prescribed by the commissioner, which shall require the appli-
cant or applicants to agree to notify  the  assessor  if  their  primary
residence  changes  while their property is receiving the exemption. THE
STATE BOARD SHALL ALSO PREPARE A SIMPLIFIED, SHORT FORM APPLICATION  FOR
SENIOR  CITIZENS  WHO HAVE ELECTED NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STAR INCOME
VERIFICATION PROGRAM, PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION NINE-B OF
THIS SECTION. The assessor  may  request  that  proof  of  residency  be
submitted with the application. If the applicant requests a receipt from
the  assessor  as  proof  of submission of the application, the assessor
shall provide such receipt. If  such  request  is  made  by  other  than
personal  request, the applicant shall provide the assessor with a self-
addressed postpaid envelope in which to mail the receipt.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05718-02-1

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