senate Bill S5231

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a real property tax exemption for reservists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2011 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.760
May 03, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 18, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5231
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2012

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May 17, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5231
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committee
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Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 17, 2011

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S5231 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8277
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง458-c, RPT L

S5231 - Summary

Establishes a real property tax exemption for reservists.

S5231 - Sponsor Memo

S5231 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5231

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  establishing
  an exemption for reservists

  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 458-c to read as follows:
  S  458-C. RESERVIST EXEMPTION. 1. THE FOLLOWING TERMS WHENEVER USED OR
REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS  UNLESS  A
DIFFERENT MEANING CLEARLY APPEARS IN THE CONTEXT:
  (A)  "RESERVIST"  MEANS ANY MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE FORCE OF THE
UNITED STATES MILITARY.
  (B) "PERIOD OF WAR" MEANS THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR; THE MEXICAN BORDER
PERIOD; WORLD WAR I; WORLD WAR II; THE HOSTILITIES, KNOWN AS THE  KOREAN
WAR,  WHICH  COMMENCED  JUNE  TWENTY-SEVENTH, NINETEEN HUNDRED FIFTY AND
TERMINATED ON JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE;  THE
HOSTILITIES,  KNOWN AS THE VIETNAM WAR, WHICH COMMENCED FEBRUARY TWENTY-
EIGHTH, NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE AND TERMINATED ON MAY SEVENTH,  NINE-
TEEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-FIVE;  AND  THE HOSTILITIES, KNOWN AS THE PERSIAN
GULF CONFLICT, WHICH COMMENCED AUGUST SECOND, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY.
  (C) "SERVICE CONNECTED" MEANS, WITH RESPECT TO  DISABILITY  OR  DEATH,
THAT  SUCH  DISABILITY  WAS  INCURRED  OR  AGGRAVATED, OR THAT THE DEATH
RESULTED FROM A DISABILITY INCURRED OR AGGRAVATED, IN LINE  OF  DUTY  IN
THE ACTIVE MILITARY, NAVAL OR AIR SERVICE.
  (D)  "QUALIFIED OWNER" MEANS A RESERVIST, THE SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST OR
THE UNREMARRIED SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST. WHERE PROPERTY IS OWNED
BY MORE THAN ONE QUALIFIED OWNER, THE EXEMPTION TO WHICH EACH  IS  ENTI-
TLED  MAY BE COMBINED. WHERE A RESERVIST IS ALSO THE UNREMARRIED SURVIV-
ING SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST OR VETERAN, SUCH PERSON MAY ALSO  RECEIVE  ANY
EXEMPTION TO WHICH THE DECEASED SPOUSE WAS ENTITLED.
  (E)  "QUALIFYING  RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY" MEANS PROPERTY OWNED BY A
QUALIFIED OWNER WHICH IS  USED  EXCLUSIVELY  FOR  RESIDENTIAL  PURPOSES;

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