assembly Bill A1748A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 17, 2014 print number 1748a
Jan 17, 2014 amend and recommit to real property taxation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to real property taxation
Apr 23, 2013 held for consideration in real property taxation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to real property taxation

Multi-Sponsors

A1748 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1357
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627, S262
2011-2012: A127, S134
2015-2016: A1675, S1913
2017-2018: A2731, S2613
2019-2020: A2490, S1963

A1748 - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A1748 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1748

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. OAKS --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to extending  the
  enhanced  STAR  exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of a previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of  part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  In  the case of property owned by husband and wife, one of whom
is sixty-five years of age or over, the exemption, once  granted,  shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as  the  surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR IS PHYS-
ICALLY DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO  QUALIFY
AS  PHYSICALLY  DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A  PHYSI-
CIAN  LICENSED  TO  PRACTICE  IN THE STATE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED AND MADE
AVAILABLE BY THE COMMISSIONER WHICH STATES THAT  THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS  A
PERMANENT  PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF
SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO
HAS  OBTAINED  A CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND
VISUALLY HANDICAPPED STATING THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS LEGALLY  BLIND  MAY
SUBMIT  SUCH  CERTIFICATE  IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT.
THE OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION MUST STILL  BE  MET  FOR  THE
ENHANCED  EXEMPTION  TO  BE  GRANTED  TO  A  SURVIVING SPOUSE UNDER THIS
SUBPARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
administration  of  the  enhanced  STAR  exemption  beginning  with  the
2013-2014 school year.

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

Multi-Sponsors

A1748A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1357
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627, S262
2011-2012: A127, S134
2015-2016: A1675, S1913
2017-2018: A2731, S2613
2019-2020: A2490, S1963

A1748A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A1748A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1748--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. OAKS --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property  Taxation  --
  recommitted  to  the Committee on Real Property Taxation in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to extending the
  enhanced STAR exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of  a  previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a)  of  subdivision  4  of
section  425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii) In the case of property owned by husband and wife, one  of  whom
is  sixty-five  years of age or over, the exemption, once granted, shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as the surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR  IS  PHYS-
ICALLY  DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO QUALIFY
AS PHYSICALLY DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH,  AN  INDI-
VIDUAL  SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A PHYSI-
CIAN LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN THE STATE ON A  FORM  PRESCRIBED  AND  MADE
AVAILABLE  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  WHICH STATES THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HAS A
PERMANENT PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE  OF
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL'S  MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
HAS OBTAINED A CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION  FOR  THE  VISUALLY
HANDICAPPED  STATING  THAT  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL IS LEGALLY BLIND MAY SUBMIT
SUCH CERTIFICATE IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT. THE OTHER
REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION MUST STILL  BE  MET  FOR  THE  ENHANCED
EXEMPTION TO BE GRANTED TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE UNDER THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to the
administration  of  the  enhanced  STAR  exemption  beginning  with  the
2014-2015 school year.

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