senate Bill S149A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to notice and filing of application for a real property tax exemption for senior citizens

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 17, 2014 print number 149a
amend and recommit to aging
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

Co-Sponsors

S149 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A451A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1754A, A541A
2009-2010: A5640A

S149 - Summary

Provides additional notice of the real property tax exemption for senior citizens under section 467 of the real property tax law and requires municipal corporations to permit late filings within 60 days of the statutory deadline from persons previously granted such exemption.

S149 - Sponsor Memo

S149 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   149

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  a  notice  of
  exemption for senior citizens

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 467 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  406 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Every municipal corporation in which such real property is  located
shall  notify,  or  cause to be notified, each person owning residential
real property in such municipal corporation of the  provisions  of  this
section.    The provisions of this subdivision may be met by a notice or
legend sent on or with each tax bill to such persons reading "You may be
eligible for senior citizen tax exemptions. Senior citizens  have  until
month..........,  day.......,  year......, to apply for such exemptions.
For information please call or write....," followed by the  name,  tele-
phone  number  and/or  address of a person or department selected by the
municipal corporation to explain the provisions of  this  section.  Each
cooperative  apartment  corporation shall notify each tenant-stockholder
thereof in residence of such provisions as set forth herein.  Failure to
notify, or cause to be notified any person who is in fact,  eligible  to
receive  the  exemption  provided by this section or the failure of such
person to receive the same shall not prevent the  levy,  collection  and
enforcement  of  the  payment  of  the  taxes  on property owned by such
person. A SECOND COPY OF THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL
BE SENT THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE FILING DEADLINE.
  S  2.  Subdivision 5-b of section 467 of the real property tax law, as
added by chapter 571 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01010-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S149A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A451A
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1754A, A541A
2009-2010: A5640A

S149A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional notice of the real property tax exemption for senior citizens under section 467 of the real property tax law and requires municipal corporations to permit late filings within 60 days of the statutory deadline from persons previously granted such exemption.

S149A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S149A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 149--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. DIAZ, ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging --
  recommitted to the Committee on Aging in accordance with  Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- 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  a  notice  of
  exemption for senior citizens

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 467 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  406 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Every municipal corporation in which such real property is  located
shall  notify,  or  cause to be notified, each person owning residential
real property in such municipal corporation of the  provisions  of  this
section.    The provisions of this subdivision may be met by a notice or
legend sent on or with each tax bill to such persons reading "You may be
eligible for senior citizen tax exemptions. Senior citizens  have  until
month..........,  day.......,  year......, to apply for such exemptions.
For information please call or write....," followed by the  name,  tele-
phone  number  and/or  address of a person or department selected by the
municipal corporation to explain the provisions of  this  section.  Each
cooperative  apartment  corporation shall notify each tenant-stockholder
thereof in residence of such provisions as set forth herein.  Failure to
notify, or cause to be notified any person who is in fact,  eligible  to
receive  the  exemption  provided by this section or the failure of such
person to receive the same shall not prevent the  levy,  collection  and
enforcement  of  the  payment  of  the  taxes  on property owned by such
person. A SECOND COPY OF THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL
BE SENT THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE FILING DEADLINE.

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

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