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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to local government|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to local government|
senate Bill S1718
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1718 - Details
S1718 - Summary
Allows the governing body of any approved assessing unit, except a county or a city with a population of one million or more, by referendum, to include owner-occupied four family residential dwellings within the definition of homestead class.
S1718 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1718 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to including a four family dwelling within the definition of homestead class PURPOSE: To add four family residential real property to Section 1903 of the Real Property Tax Law for the purpose of placing said property under the "Homestead" class. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 1903 of the Real Property Tax Law, as amended by chapter. 355 of the laws of 1997, is amended to allow the governing body of any approved assessing unit, except a county, to include owner occupied four family dwelling within the definition of homestead class by local option. This provision includes such dwellings used in part for nonresidential purposes, but which are used primarily for residential purposes. Farm dwellings are also included. JUSTIFICATION: Many older homes which are used for residential purposes often.contain more than three families. The "homestead" class is intended to
S1718 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1718 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to including a four family dwelling within the definition of homestead class THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 1903 of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 355 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: (a) The governing body of any approved assessing unit except a county may adopt the provisions of this section by local law without referendum provided however, that the local law is enacted no later than sixty days prior to the completion of the tentative assessment roll to which it is applicable. Upon such enactment the provisions of this section shall be applicable to taxes levied on all final assessment rolls thereafter filed and shall apply to the levy of taxes on all real property in such approved assessing unit by such governing body and, where such approved assessing unit is not a village, by each school district wholly contained within such approved assessing unit. Upon enacting a local law pursuant to this paragraph, the governing body of a city or town shall provide a copy of such local law to the school authorities of each school district located wholly or partially within such city or town and the county director of real property tax services. The governing body of a town shall also provide a copy of such local law to the governing body of each eligible non-assessing unit village. The governing body of a village shall provide a copy of such local law to the county director of real property tax services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the school authorities of any school district wholly contained within an approved assessing unit may by resolution provide that the provisions of this article shall not apply to the levy of school taxes in such school EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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