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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S3410
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- Passed Senate
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S3410 - Details
S3410 - Summary
Provides an exemption against real property school taxes for veterans with service connected disabilities.
S3410 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3410 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to providing an exemption against real property school taxes for veter- ans with service connected disabilities PURPOSE: To both acknowledge and reward veterans who are disabled by injury or illness sustained during active military service. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1-3: Amends and adds a new section (458-c) to the Real Property tax law, to allow for veterans with service connected disabilities to apply and be eligible for, in addition to other exemptions, an exemption against real property taxes for local school purposes. Also computes the amount of such exemption. Section 4: Effective date of bill. JUSTIFICATION: Veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness incurred or aggravated during active military service are considered to be service-connected. As a result of their service to our country, and for protecting our freedoms, this bill seeks to allow for veterans with service-connected disabilities to apply for an exemption against real property taxes for local school purposes. As costs of living expenses rise, there should be another incentive for veterans with service
S3410 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3410 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 providing an exemption against real property school taxes for veterans with service connected disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision 1 of section 458 of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 733 of the laws of 1959, is amended to read as follows: (3) If the assessors are satisfied that the applicant is entitled to any exemption, they shall make appropriate entries upon the assessment- roll opposite the description of such property and subtract the total amount of such exemption from the total amount assessed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph one of this subdivision. Such entries shall be made and continued in each assessment of the property so long as it is exempt from taxation for any purpose. Such real property, to the extent of the exemption entered by the assessors, shall be exempt from state, county and general municipal taxation, but, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT-C OF THIS ARTICLE, shall be taxable for local school purposes. The provisions herein, relating to the assessment and exemption of property purchased with eligible funds apply and shall be enforced in each municipal corporation authorized to levy taxes. S 2. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real property tax law, as added by chapter 525 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: (i) The exemption from taxation provided by this subdivision shall be applicable to county, city, town and village taxation, but, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT-C OF THIS ARTICLE, shall not be applicable to taxes levied for school purposes. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08332-01-3
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