senate Bill S6503A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the town of Friendship, in the county of Allegany, to provide property tax refunds or credits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 6503a
May 16, 2012 1st report cal.826
Feb 17, 2012 referred to local government

S6503 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10331
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation

S6503 - Summary

Authorizes the town of Friendship, in the county of Allegany, to provide property tax refunds or credits.

S6503 - Sponsor Memo

S6503 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6503

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to authorize the town of Friendship, in the county  of  Allegany,
  to  correct  its 2012 tax roll and grant a real property tax refund or
  credit

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

  Section  1. Notwithstanding any provision of the town law, the general
municipal law or the real property tax law to the contrary, the town  of
Friendship,  in the county of Allegany, is hereby authorized to recalcu-
late its 2012 tax levy. Before the final recalculation of the tax  levy,
the  town board of such town shall hold a public hearing on the recalcu-
lation in the manner specified in section 108 of the town law.  As  part
of the initial recalculation and prior to the public hearing, the budget
officer  shall  prepare  documents  showing:  (i) basis of the miscalcu-
lations leading to the twenty-three percent overcharge in the  2012  tax
levy  pertaining to the general fund and highway department budgets; and
(ii) the necessary reductions and/or changes in  appropriations  to  the
town  general  fund and highway department. After the public hearing and
upon the adoption of a resolution, specifying the final  amount  of  the
tax levy and amended appropriations, the town may issue an order setting
forth the corrected taxes, direct the officer having jurisdiction of the
tax  roll  to  correct such roll, refund any excess taxes paid or credit
any outstanding tax obligations due; provided,  however,  that  interest
and  penalties on delinquent 2012 town taxes, whether accruing before or
after the effective date of this act, shall  only  be  computed  on  the
amount of corrected taxes, and any payment of interest in excess of that
amount  so  computed  shall  be  added to a refund made pursuant to this
section.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, if the
town of Friendship does not hold the public hearing required pursuant to
section one of this act within 45 days of such effective date, this  act
shall expire and be deemed repealed 45 days after it shall take effect.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14440-01-2

S6503A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10331
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation

S6503A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the town of Friendship, in the county of Allegany, to provide property tax refunds or credits.

S6503A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6503A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6503--A
    Cal. No. 826

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  reported  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered  to first report,
  amended on first report,  ordered  to  a  second  report,  and  to  be
  reprinted  as  amended,  retaining  its  place  in the order of second
  report

AN ACT to authorize the town of Friendship, in the county  of  Allegany,
  to grant a real property tax refund or credit

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

  Section 1.  Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision 6 of section
3-c of the general municipal law to the contrary, the town of Friendship
may make refunds or credits, pro rata, to taxpayers  of  the  amount  of
real  property  taxes  levied,  due  to  clerical or technical error, in
excess of such town's tax levy limit for its 2012 fiscal year,  in  lieu
of  retaining  such  excess  in reserve to use to offset the town's real
property tax levy for its 2013 fiscal year.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14440-04-2

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