senate Bill S1718

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes four family dwelling within definition of homestead class

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

S1718 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1903, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2296, S2969
2009-2010: S172, S2359

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

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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