senate Bill S598

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows local tax collectors to send tax statements by electronic mail to an address provided by a homeowner and to opt out of receiving paper statements

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 07, 2011 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2011 1st report cal.17
Jan 05, 2011 referred to local government

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S598 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง922, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S30

S598 - Summary

Allows local tax collectors to send tax statements by electronic mail to an address provided by a homeowner and to opt out of receiving paper statements of taxes.

S598 - Sponsor Memo

S598 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   598

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FUSCHILLO, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOF-
  ER, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property tax law, in relation to allowing
  statements of taxes via electronic mail

  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 922 of the real
property tax law, as amended by section 5 of part B of  chapter  389  of
the laws of 1997 and subparagraph (iii) as amended by chapter 256 of the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Upon  receipt of the tax roll and warrant, the collecting officer
shall mail to each owner of real property at  the  tax  billing  address
listed  thereon a statement showing the amount of taxes due on the prop-
erty. SUCH STATEMENT SHALL BE  MAILED:  VIA  THE  UNITED  STATES  POSTAL
SERVICE;  VIA  AN  ELECTRONIC  STATEMENT  TO  AN ELECTRONIC MAIL ADDRESS
PROVIDED BY THE OWNER IF SUCH SERVICE  IS  PROVIDED  BY  THE  COLLECTING
OFFICER;  OR BOTH IF ELECTRONIC MAIL STATEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE. THE OWNER
OF REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO ELECT TO: CONTINUE TO
RECEIVE A PAPER STATEMENT; CONTINUE TO RECEIVE A PAPER STATEMENT AND  AN
ELECTRONIC  STATEMENT;  OR  RECEIVE  ONLY  AN  ELECTRONIC STATEMENT. The
statement must contain:
  (i) the mailing address of the owner;
  (ii) a description sufficient to effectively apprise the recipient  of
the identity and location of the parcel for which it is issued;
  (iii)  the taxes due on such parcel and the data used to calculate the
amount due, including but not limited to: the full value of  the  parcel
as  determined by the assessor; the uniform percentage of value applica-
ble to the assessing unit (or, in a special assessing unit, the  uniform
percentage  of  value applicable to the class) pursuant to section three

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

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