|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2012||committed to rules|
|Jun 12, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 11, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 06, 2012||1st report cal.1123|
|Apr 11, 2012||referred to local government|
senate Bill S6919
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6919 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Real Property Tax Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §439, RPT L
S6919 - Summary
Authorizes real property taxing jurisdictions to grant a partial tax exemption for property purchased by a physician in a physician shortage area, as determined by the commissioner of health, which will be such physician's primary residence and he or she will practice in such shortage area.
S6919 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6919 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing real property taxing jurisdictions to grant a tax exemption for a primary residence purchased by a physician in a physician shortage area PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to provide a partial tax exemption for real property purchased by a physician for use as primary residence when the physician works in and the property is located in a physician shortage area designated by the Commissioner. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 states the legislative findings and intent. Section 2 authorizes an exemption from local property and school taxes for primary residential property purchases of physicians residing and working in areas designated by the Commissioner as experiencing a physician shortage, conditioned upon the local taxing authority passing an authorizing law or resolution. The exemption cannot be for a period longer than 5 years and is for a maximum of 50% of the value of the real property's assessed value.
S6919 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6919 A. 9810 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y April 11, 2012 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, O'MARA, VALESKY -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BURLING, LIFTON, PALMESANO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing real property taxing jurisdictions to grant a tax exemption for a primary residence purchased by a physician in a physician shortage area THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature hereby finds that several communities within the state, particularly those located within rural areas, lack adequate access to physicians. It is well established that ensuring the sufficient availability of general practitioners and specialists directly benefits the health of state residents, and the legislature has enacted several measures towards that end. Furthermore, the legislature finds that municipalities are often best situated to evaluate the needs of their communities. Therefore, it is the intent of the legislature to offer counties, cities, towns, villages and school districts the option to provide real property tax exemptions, should they determine that such an incentive would aid in attracting physicians to areas currently underserved by the medical community. S 2. The real property tax law is amended by adding a new section 439 to read as follows: S 439. REAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS IN DESIGNATED PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE AREA. 1. A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY EXEMPT REAL PROPERTY PURCHASED BY A PHYSICIAN FOR USE SOLELY AS HIS OR HER PRIMARY RESIDENCE, TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION, FROM TAXATION BY SUCH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OR SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE PHYSICIAN RESIDES IN AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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