|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|May 19, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 14, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 13, 2014||1st report cal.638|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to aging|
|Jun 21, 2013||committed to rules|
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.116|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to aging|
senate Bill S1307
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1307 - Details
S1307 - Summary
Authorizes a municipal corporation to allow disabled veterans who are not receiving public assistance, but who are entitled to the possession or to the use or occupancy of a dwelling unit, to be considered heads of households for purpose of eligibility for a tax abatement for rent regulated property.
S1307 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1307 REVISED 2/11/13 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing a tax abatement for certain rental property occupied by disabled veterans PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To give municipalities that have rent controlled or rent stabilized dwelling units the power to extend the tax abatement law, which now applies only to senior citizens, to disabled veterans who qualify under the income eligibility provision. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section 467b of the real property tax law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 188 of the laws of 2005, is amended. JUSTIFICATION: A municipality is empowered to pass a local law, ordi- nance, or resolution granting a partial tax abatement to persons sixty two years or older who live in dwelling units subject to rent control or rent stabilization where the increase over the legal regulated rent exceeds one third of the householder's income. This bill is a natural and appropriate extension to the tax abatement for senior citizens who live in rent controlled or rent stabilized apartments. Many disabled veterans live on fixed incomes. These men and women deserve a decent standard of living. Those municipalities sensi- tive to disabled veterans' needs should have this enabling legislation.
S1307 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1307 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to authorizing a tax abatement for certain rental property occupied by disabled veter- ans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 188 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: b. (1) for a dwelling unit where the head of the household qualifies as a person with a disability pursuant to subdivision five of this section, no tax abatement shall be granted if the combined income for all members of the household for the current income tax year exceeds the maximum income above which such head of the household would not be eligible to receive cash supplemental security income benefits under federal law during such tax year. (2) FOR A DWELLING UNIT WHERE THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD QUALIFIES AS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY RECEIVING DISABILITY PENSION OR DISABILITY COMPENSATION BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETER- ANS AFFAIRS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, NO TAX ABATE- MENT SHALL BE GRANTED IF THE COMBINED INCOME FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD FOR THE CURRENT INCOME TAX YEAR EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM INCOME ABOVE WHICH SUCH HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD WOULD NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CASH DISABILITY PENSION OR DISABILITY COMPENSATION BENEFITS UNDER FEDER- AL LAW DURING SUCH TAX YEAR. PROVIDED THAT WHEN THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE- HOLD RETIRES BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF SUCH INCOME TAX YEAR AND THE DATE OF FILING THE APPLICATION, THE INCOME FOR SUCH YEAR MAY BE ADJUSTED BY EXCLUDING SALARY OR EARNINGS AND PROJECTING HIS OR HER RETIREMENT INCOME OVER THE ENTIRE PERIOD OF SUCH YEAR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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