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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|
senate Bill S224
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S224 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S224 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to adding active military personnel who have been deployed to the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan or Iraq wars to the veteran real property exemption PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to allow veterans of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and the Persian Gulf to receive the veteran's real property exemption that is received by those veterans who have served in past military conflicts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the real property tax law to include the hostilities known as the war in Afghanistan which began after the events of September 11, 2001 and the war in Iraq beginning on the twelfth day of March 2003. The title of veteran shall also include persons who are in active military, naval or air service and deployed to the Persian Gulf Conflict, the war in Afghanistan and/or the war in Iraq as proven by an individuals documented deployment orders. Section two amends the real property tax law by adding a new subdivision that states that any county, city, town or village that provides the real property exemption to active military personnel
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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