senate Bill S2504B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides a real property tax exemption for members of voluntary fire companies and ambulance services in certain counties and municipalities, upon election

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2012 print number 2504b
amend and recommit to local government
May 15, 2012 print number 2504a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 24, 2011 referred to local government

S2504 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5569A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §466-k, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5569
2009-2010: A6343, S5755

S2504 - Summary

Provides a real property tax exemption for certain members of volunteer fire companies and ambulance services in any county, having a population of more than 155,000 and less than 160,000 as determined in accordance with the latest decennial census, and its municipalities to the extent of ten percent of assessed value of such property, upon the election of the county or municipality.

S2504 - Sponsor Memo

S2504 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2504

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  providing  a
  tax  exemption  on  real  property  owned by members of volunteer fire
  companies or voluntary ambulance  services  in  certain  counties  and
  municipal corporations therein

  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 466-k to read as follows:
  S  466-K.  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS  AND  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE WORKERS;
CERTAIN COUNTIES. 1. REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY AN  ENROLLED  MEMBER  OF  AN
INCORPORATED  VOLUNTEER  FIRE  COMPANY,  FIRE DEPARTMENT OR INCORPORATED
VOLUNTARY AMBULANCE SERVICE OR SUCH ENROLLED MEMBER AND SPOUSE  RESIDING
IN  ANY  COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOU-
SAND BUT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE  THOUSAND  AS  DETERMINED  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE LATEST DECENNIAL CENSUS, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXA-
TION TO THE EXTENT OF TEN PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY
FOR CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN, PART TOWN, SCHOOL DISTRICT,  SPECIAL  DISTRICT,
OR  COUNTY PURPOSES, EXCLUSIVE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, PROVIDED THAT THE
GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN,  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  OR  COUNTY,
AFTER  A  PUBLIC  HEARING,  ADOPTS  A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION
PROVIDING THEREFOR, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL
IN NO EVENT EXCEED THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE
EQUALIZATION RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT IN WHICH SUCH REAL PROPERTY  IS
LOCATED.
  2.  SUCH  EXEMPTION  SHALL  NOT BE GRANTED TO AN ENROLLED MEMBER OF AN
INCORPORATED VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY,  FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  INCORPORATED
VOLUNTARY AMBULANCE SERVICE RESIDING IN SUCH COUNTY UNLESS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01507-01-1

S. 2504                             2

S2504A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5569A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §466-k, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5569
2009-2010: A6343, S5755

S2504A - Summary

Provides a real property tax exemption for certain members of volunteer fire companies and ambulance services in any county, having a population of more than 155,000 and less than 160,000 as determined in accordance with the latest decennial census, and its municipalities to the extent of ten percent of assessed value of such property, upon the election of the county or municipality.

S2504A - Sponsor Memo

S2504A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2504--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  providing  a
  tax  exemption  on  real  property  owned by members of volunteer fire
  companies or voluntary ambulance  services  in  certain  counties  and
  municipal corporations therein

  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 466-k to read as follows:
  S  466-K.  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS  AND  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE WORKERS;
CERTAIN COUNTIES. 1. REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY AN  ENROLLED  MEMBER  OF  AN
INCORPORATED  VOLUNTEER  FIRE  COMPANY,  FIRE DEPARTMENT OR INCORPORATED
VOLUNTARY AMBULANCE SERVICE OR SUCH ENROLLED MEMBER AND SPOUSE  RESIDING
IN  ANY  COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOU-
SAND BUT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE  THOUSAND  AS  DETERMINED  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE LATEST DECENNIAL CENSUS, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXA-
TION TO THE EXTENT OF TEN PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY
FOR CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN, PART TOWN, SCHOOL DISTRICT,  SPECIAL  DISTRICT,
OR  COUNTY PURPOSES, EXCLUSIVE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, PROVIDED THAT THE
GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN,  SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  OR  COUNTY,
AFTER  A  PUBLIC  HEARING,  ADOPTS  A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION
PROVIDING THEREFOR, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL
IN NO EVENT EXCEED THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE
EQUALIZATION RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT IN WHICH SUCH REAL PROPERTY  IS
LOCATED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01507-05-2

S. 2504--A                          2

S2504B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5569A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §466-k, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5569
2009-2010: A6343, S5755

S2504B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a real property tax exemption for certain members of volunteer fire companies and ambulance services in any county, having a population of more than 155,000 and less than 160,000 as determined in accordance with the latest decennial census, and its municipalities to the extent of ten percent of assessed value of such property, upon the election of the county or municipality.

S2504B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2504B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2504--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the real property tax law, in relation to providing a
  tax exemption on real property owned  by  members  of  volunteer  fire
  companies  or  voluntary  ambulance  services  in certain counties and
  municipal corporations therein

  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 466-k to read as follows:
  S 466-K.  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS  AND  VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKERS;
CERTAIN  COUNTIES.  1.  REAL  PROPERTY OWNED BY AN ENROLLED MEMBER OF AN
INCORPORATED VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY,  FIRE  DEPARTMENT  OR  INCORPORATED
VOLUNTARY  AMBULANCE SERVICE OR SUCH ENROLLED MEMBER AND SPOUSE RESIDING
IN ANY COUNTY HAVING A POPULATION OF MORE THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE
THOUSAND  BUT  LESS  THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  SIXTY THOUSAND AS DETERMINED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE LATEST DECENNIAL CENSUS, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM  TAXA-
TION TO THE EXTENT OF TEN PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY
FOR  CITY,  VILLAGE, TOWN, PART TOWN, SCHOOL DISTRICT, SPECIAL DISTRICT,
OR COUNTY PURPOSES, EXCLUSIVE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, PROVIDED THAT  THE
GOVERNING  BODY  OF  A  CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN, SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR COUNTY,
AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A  LOCAL  LAW,  ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION
PROVIDING THEREFOR, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL
IN NO EVENT EXCEED THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE
EQUALIZATION  RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT IN WHICH SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS
LOCATED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01507-06-2

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