senate Bill S17A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed $70,000 in cases where their rent is more than one half of their income

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
May 22, 2013 print number 17a
amend (t) and recommit to aging
Jan 09, 2013 referred to aging

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S17 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A32A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A32, S483
2009-2010: A569, S7539

S17 - Summary

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed $70,000 in cases where their rent is more than one-half of their income.

S17 - Sponsor Memo

S17 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   17

                       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  adding  rent
  protection  to  senior citizens where their rent is more than one-half
  of their income

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

  Section  1.  Section  467-b of the real property tax law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. A.  NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, OR
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  AND  IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY
EXISTING  SENIOR CITIZEN RENT EXEMPTION, THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY CITY,
TOWN OR VILLAGE IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO  ADOPT,  AFTER
PUBLIC  HEARING,  A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE
ABATEMENT OF TAXES OF SAID MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IMPOSED ON REAL PROPER-
TY CONTAINING A DWELLING UNIT AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION  BY  AN  AMOUNT
NOT  IN  EXCESS  OF  THAT  PORTION OF ANY INCREASE IN MAXIMUM RENT WHICH
CAUSES SUCH MAXIMUM RENT TO EXCEED ONE-HALF OF THE  COMBINED  INCOME  OF
ALL  MEMBERS  OF  THE  HOUSEHOLD,  WHERE  THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD IS A
PERSON SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  B. ANY SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL PROVIDE THAT 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 AT WHICH SUCH HEAD OF
THE HOUSEHOLD WOULD NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CASH SUPPLEMENTAL SECURI-
TY INCOME BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW DURING SUCH TAX YEAR.
  S 2. Section 467-c of the real property tax law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 13 to read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

S17A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A32A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A32, S483
2009-2010: A569, S7539

S17A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional rent protection for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed $70,000 in cases where their rent is more than one-half of their income.

S17A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S17A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  17--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Aging -- 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  adding  rent
  protection  for senior citizens whose household income does not exceed
  seventy thousand dollars in cases where their rent is more  than  one-
  half of their income

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

  Section 1. Section 467-b of the real property tax law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. A.  NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, OR
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, AND IN ADDITION TO ANY
EXISTING SENIOR CITIZEN RENT EXEMPTION, THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY  CITY,
TOWN  OR  VILLAGE  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND EMPOWERED TO ADOPT, AFTER
PUBLIC HEARING, A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION PROVIDING  FOR  THE
ABATEMENT OF TAXES OF SAID MUNICIPAL CORPORATION IMPOSED ON REAL PROPER-
TY  CONTAINING  A  DWELLING UNIT AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION BY AN AMOUNT
NOT IN EXCESS OF THAT PORTION OF ANY  INCREASE  IN  MAXIMUM  RENT  WHICH
CAUSES  SUCH  MAXIMUM  RENT TO EXCEED ONE-HALF OF THE COMBINED INCOME OF
ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, WHERE: (1) THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD IS  A
PERSON  SIXTY-TWO  YEARS  OF  AGE OR OLDER; AND (2) THE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
DOES NOT EXCEED SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS PER YEAR.
  B. ANY SUCH LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL PROVIDE THAT 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 AT WHICH SUCH HEAD OF

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

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