senate Bill S596

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes the war on terrorism within the definition of "period of war" for purposes of the veterans alternative 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
Jan 05, 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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S596 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S38

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

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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