senate Bill S3508

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a capped property school tax rate for persons sixty-seven years of age or older who have a combined annual income of $60,000 or less

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Mar 14, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2013 1st report cal.186
Feb 05, 2013 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 12, 2013 - Aging committee Vote

S3508
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2013

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S3508 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5052A

S3508 - Summary

Establishes a capped property school tax rate for persons sixty-seven years of age or older who have a combined annual income of $60,000 or less.

S3508 - Sponsor Memo

S3508 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3508

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  capped real property school tax rate for persons sixty-seven years  of
  age or older whose combined annual income is sixty thousand dollars or
  less

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

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 431 to read as follows:
  S  431. PERSONS SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS OF AGE OR OVER; CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE. 1. (A) RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED  BY
ONE  OR  MORE  PERSONS, EACH OF WHOM IS SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS OF AGE OR OVER
AND WHOSE COMBINED ANNUAL INCOME IS SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR  LESS,  OR
RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY HUSBAND AND WIFE, ONE OF
WHOM  IS  SIXTY-SEVEN  YEARS  OF  AGE  OR OVER AND WHOSE COMBINED ANNUAL
INCOME IS SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS,  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  THE
CAPPED REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL TAX RATE SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
  (B)  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "CAPPED REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE" SHALL MEAN THE LOWER OF:
  (I) THE REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL  TAX  RATE  ESTABLISHED  ON  THE  TAXABLE
STATUS DATE NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE PERSON ATTAINS
THE AGE OF SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS; OR
  (II)  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX RATE ESTABLISHED ON ANY TAXABLE
STATUS DATE SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE  PERSON  ATTAINS
THE  AGE  OF  SIXTY-SEVEN  YEARS,  WHICH IS LOWER THAN THE REAL PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF  THIS  PARA-
GRAPH.
  (C) THE CAPPED REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL TAX RATE SHALL BE DETERMINED ANNU-
ALLY  FOR  EACH  ELIGIBLE  PERSON  SIXTY-SEVEN  YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07302-01-3

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