senate Bill S3227

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enhanced real property tax exemption for veterans

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Jun 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 14, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Jun 5, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

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S3227 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10111
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5848

S3227 - Bill Texts

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Provides an enhanced real property tax exemption for veterans, regardless of income.

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BILL NUMBER:S3227

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the real property tax law, in relation to providing an enhanced
exemption for veterans regardless of income

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1: amends subdivision 4 of section 425
of the Real Property Tax Law as added by section 2 of part A of
Chapter 56 of the Laws of 1998 by adding a new subparagraph (vii)
providing that combat veterans, shall qualify for the enhanced STAR
exemption without consideration of income.

PURPOSE AND JUSTIFICATION:
With this bill, all senior combat veterans
would be eligible for the enhanced STAR exemption on their homes.
Combat veterans are currently entitled to receive a veteran's
exemption for town and county taxes, but not for school taxes.
This bill offers further recognition of the sacrifices that combat
veterans made while serving in our military during times of war.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2010 - S.5848 -- VETERANS

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of January
next succeeding the date date upon which it becomes law.

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

                                  3227

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law, in relation to providing an
  enhanced exemption for veterans regardless of income

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 425 of the real
property tax law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (vii)  to  read
as follows:
  (VII)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  THIS PARAGRAPH, ANY
VETERAN, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION  FOUR
HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT-A  OF  THIS  TITLE,  SHALL QUALIFY FOR THE ENHANCED
EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02531-01-1

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