|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|May 24, 2011||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S596
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S596 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Real Property Tax Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §458-a, RPT L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S596 - Summary
Includes the war on terrorism which commenced in 2001, within the definition of "period of war" for purposes of the veterans alternative property tax exemption.
S596 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S596 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to including the war on terrorism within the definition of "period of war" for purposes of the veterans alternative property tax exemption PURPOSE: This bill would permit veterans of the war on terrorism, including the hostilities in Afghanistan and Iraq, to apply for the real property tax exemptions currently offered to veterans of previous wars; and permit localities to accept late applications for such exemption, if the veteran was in active duty service to the armed forces on the taxable status date. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Includes the war on terrorism, including the hostilities in Afghanistan and Iraq, commenced in 2001, in the definition of "period of war" for the purposes of the veterans alternative real property tax exemption. Section 2: Permits local governments, by passage of local law, to accept applications for such exemptions after the taxable status date, if the veteran was in active duty service to the armed forces on the taxable status date. If a municipality elects to accept such late
S596 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 596 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, SALAND, SEWARD -- 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 including the war on terrorism within the definition of "period of war" for purposes of the veterans alternative property tax exemption 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 458-a of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: (a) "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; AND THE HOSTILITIES, KNOWN AS THE WAR ON TERRORISM, WHICH COMMENCED IN TWO THOUSAND ONE INCLUDING THE HOSTILITIES IN AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ. S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 458-a of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 646 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: 3. Application for exemption must be made by the owner, or all of the owners, of the property on a form prescribed by the state board. The owner or owners shall file the completed form in the assessor's office on or before the appropriate taxable status date PROVIDED THAT ANY CITY, COUNTY, TOWN OR VILLAGE MAY ELECT, BY PASSAGE OF A LOCAL LAW, TO ACCEPT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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