senate Bill S2998

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a capped property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced STAR exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2011 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1379
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2011 referred to local government

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S2998 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3943
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2051, A3139
2013-2014: S1767, A1212
2015-2016: S1480, A1472
2017-2018: S3195, A2533
2019-2020: S3769, A3389

S2998 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a capped real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced school tax relief exemption.

S2998 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2998 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2998

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE, FUSCHILLO, JOHNSON, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER,
  SEWARD -- 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 establishing a
  capped  real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age
  or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the  enhanced  STAR
  exemption

  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 431 to read as follows:
  S  431.  PERSONS  SEVENTY  YEARS  OF AGE OR OVER; CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE. 1. (A) RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED  BY
ONE  OR  MORE  PERSONS, EACH OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AND
MEETS EACH OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE  ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  FOR  SENIOR
CITIZENS  SET FORTH IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE,
OR RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY HUSBAND AND WIFE, ONE
OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AND MEETS EACH OF  THE  REQUIRE-
MENTS  FOR  THE  ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  FOR  SENIOR  CITIZENS SET FORTH IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE  FOR
THE  CAPPED  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX RATE SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION,
PROVIDED THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A  RESOLUTION
PROVIDING THEREFOR.
  (B)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE" SHALL MEAN THE LOWER OF:
  (I) THE REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL  TAX  RATE  ESTABLISHED  ON  THE  TAXABLE
STATUS DATE NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE PERSON ATTAINS
THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS; OR
  (II)  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX RATE ESTABLISHED ON ANY TAXABLE
STATUS DATE SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE  PERSON  ATTAINS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07490-01-1

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