senate Bill S224

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the same real property tax exemption for veterans to persons in active duty and deployed to the Persian Gulf, and/or wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 09, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S224 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2022
2009-2010: S2980

S224 - Summary

Provides for the same real property tax exemption for veterans to persons in active duty and deployed to the Persian Gulf, and/or wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

S224 - Sponsor Memo

S224 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   224

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to adding  active
  military personnel who have been deployed to the Persian Gulf, Afghan-
  istan or Iraq wars to the veteran real property exemption

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (e) of subdivision 1 of section 458-a of
the real property tax law, paragraph (a) as amended by  chapter  179  of
the laws of 2006 and paragraph (e) as amended by chapter 384 of the laws
of 2008, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Period of war" means the Spanish-American war; the Mexican border
period;  World War I; World War II; the hostilities, known as the Korean
war, which commenced June twenty-seventh,  nineteen  hundred  fifty  and
terminated  on  January  thirty-first,  nineteen hundred fifty-five; the
hostilities, known as the Vietnam war, which commenced February  twenty-
eighth,  nineteen hundred sixty-one and terminated on May seventh, nine-
teen hundred seventy-five; [and] the hostilities, known as  the  Persian
Gulf  conflict,  which commenced August second, nineteen hundred ninety;
THE HOSTILITIES, KNOWN AS THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN COMMENCING ON AND AFTER
THE ELEVENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND ONE,  TO  THE  END  OF  SUCH
HOSTILITIES;  THE  HOSTILITIES,  KNOWN AS THE WAR IN IRAQ, COMMENCING ON
AND AFTER THE TWENTIETH DAY OF MARCH, TWO THOUSAND THREE, TO THE END  OF
SUCH HOSTILITIES.
  (e)  "Veteran"  means  a person (i) who served in the active military,
naval, or air service during a period of war, or who was a recipient  of
the  armed  forces expeditionary medal, navy expeditionary medal, marine
corps expeditionary medal, or  global  war  on  terrorism  expeditionary
medal,  and  who  was  discharged  or released therefrom under honorable

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

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