senate Bill S4387

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 24, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Apr 04, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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May 24, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 24, 2011

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S4387 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7957
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง458-a, RPT L

S4387 - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

S4387 - Sponsor Memo

S4387 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4387

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  the  alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the  real  property  tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE MILITARY" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON WHO CURRENT-
LY  SERVES IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY, NAVAL OR AIR SERVICE AS DOCUMENTED BY
THE ANNUAL FILING OF SUCH MEMBER'S STATEMENT OF SERVICE  OR  A  COPY  OF
SUCH MEMBER'S ACTIVE DUTY ORDERS WITH THE LOCAL TAX ASSESSOR.
  S  2.  Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 1, paragraphs (b) and (c)
of subdivision 2, subdivision 3, paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  6  and
subdivision  8  of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph
(c) of subdivision 1 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 2  as  amended  by
chapter  100  of  the  laws  of  1988, paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 as
amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985, paragraph (b) of subdivision
2 as amended by chapter 473 of  the  laws  of  2004,  subdivision  3  as
amended  by  chapter  646  of the laws of 2004, subdivision 3 as further
amended by section 1 of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010,  para-
graph  (a)  of subdivision 6 as added by chapter 171 of the laws of 1997
and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 503 of the  laws  of  2008,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (c)  "Qualified  owner" means a veteran, AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE MILI-
TARY, the spouse of a veteran, THE SPOUSE OF AN  ACTIVE  MEMBER  OF  THE
MILITARY or the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran. Where proper-
ty  is  owned  by  more than one qualified owner, the exemption to which
each is entitled may be combined. Where a veteran OR AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF
THE MILITARY is also the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran, such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09799-01-1

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