senate Bill S2128

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York City Hurricane Sandy assessment relief act

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 11, 2013 referred to cities


S2128 - Details

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S2128 - Summary

Enacts the New York City Hurricane Sandy assessment relief act to provide assessment relief for flood victims; provides cities with a population of one million or more with a local option to approve the use of provisions of the assessment relief act.

S2128 - Sponsor Memo

S2128 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2013

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON, ADDABBO, AVELLA, GIANARIS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Cities

AN ACT enacting the New York City Hurricane Sandy assessment relief act


  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York City Hurricane Sandy Assessment Relief Act".
  S 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this act,  the  following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1. "Catastrophically impacted property" shall mean a property which is
located  in  a  city with a population of one million or more, and which
lost fifty percent or more of its value as a result of Hurricane Sandy.
  2. "Impacted assessment roll" shall mean the assessment roll that  was
finalized in the calendar year 2012.
  3.  "Hurricane  Sandy"  shall  mean the storms, rains, or floods which
occurred within a city with a population of one million or  more  during
the period beginning on October 29, 2012 and ending November 3, 2012.
  S 3. Local option. A city with a population of one million or more may
exercise  the provisions of this act if its governing body shall, by the
forty-fifth day following the date upon which this act  is  approved  by
the governor, pass a resolution adopting the provisions of this act.
  S  4.  Assessment  relief  for  flood  victims. 1. Notwithstanding any
provision of law to the contrary, where  property  was  catastrophically
impacted  by  Hurricane  Sandy,  provided  such  city  has  adopted  the
provisions of this act, assessment relief shall be granted as follows:
  (a) If the property lost at least fifty but less than sixty percent of
its value due to Hurricane Sandy, the  taxable  assessed  value  of  the
property shall be reduced by fifty-five percent for the impacted assess-
ment roll.

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


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