|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to local government|
|Jan 25, 2011||referred to local government|
senate Bill S2546
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2546 - Details
- Law Section:
- Real Property Tax Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§420-a & 420-b, rpld §430, RPT L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2546 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2546 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the discretion of localities in granting exemptions for certain organizations and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: To provide localities greater discretion in granting or refusing to grant real property tax exemptions to certain organizations or corporations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 1 of section 420-a of the real property tax law by removing the phrase "or moral or mental improvement of men, women or children purposes," from the first sentence of paragraph a. Section 2. Amends subdivision 1 of section 420-b of the real property tax law by adding "purposes related to the moral or mental improvement of men, women, or children, or for" to the first sentence of paragraph a.
S2546 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2546 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BONACIC, LARKIN -- 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 the discretion of localities in granting exemptions for certain organizations and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 420-a of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 920 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows: (a) Real property owned by a corporation or association organized or conducted exclusively for religious, charitable, hospital, educational, [or moral or mental improvement of men, women or children purposes,] or for two or more such purposes, and used exclusively for carrying out thereupon one or more of such purposes either by the owning corporation or association or by another such corporation or association as herein- after provided shall be exempt from taxation as provided in this section. S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 420-b of the real prop- erty tax law, as added by chapter 919 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows: (a) (I) Real property owned by a corporation or association which is organized exclusively for PURPOSES RELATED TO THE MORAL OR MENTAL IMPROVEMENT OF MEN, WOMEN, OR CHILDREN, OR FOR bible, tract, benevolent, missionary, infirmary, public playground, scientific, literary, bar association, medical society, library, patriotic or historical purposes, for the development of good sportsmanship for persons under the age of eighteen years through the conduct of supervised athletic games, for the enforcement of laws relating to children or animals, or for two or more such purposes, and used exclusively for carrying out thereupon one or more of such purposes either by the owning corporation or association, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01422-01-1
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