senate Bill S3855

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the granting of real property tax abatements due to catastrophic loss caused by a natural disaster

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Feb 25, 2013 referred to local government

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S3855 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 2-A ยงยง548 - 548-d, RPT L

S3855 - Summary

Provides for the granting of real property tax abatements due to catastrophic loss caused by a natural disaster.

S3855 - Sponsor Memo

S3855 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3855

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the  abatement
  of taxes due to a catastrophic loss caused by a natural disaster

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

  Section 1. Article 5 of the real property tax law is amended by adding
a new title 2-A to read as follows:
                                TITLE 2-A
                ABATEMENT OF TAXES DUE TO A CATASTROPHIC
                    LOSS CAUSED BY A NATURAL DISASTER
SECTION 548.   APPLICABILITY OF OTHER PROVISIONS.
        548-A. DEFINITIONS.
        548-B. CATASTROPHIC LOSS TAX ABATEMENT PROCEDURE.
        548-C. COORDINATION WITH SCHOOL AND VILLAGE TAX LEVIES.
        548-D. ABATEMENT; STATE EXPENSE.
  S 548. APPLICABILITY OF OTHER PROVISIONS.  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  TITLES
ONE-A  AND  THREE  OF  THIS ARTICLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS TITLE INSOFAR AS
THEY ARE NOT INCONSISTENT WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  AND  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
TITLE,  WHICH  SHALL SUPERSEDE ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF SUCH TITLES
ONE-A AND THREE. THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  TITLE  SHALL  APPLY  TO  TAXES
LEVIED BY ALL MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS ONLY UPON A ONE, TWO OR THREE FAMI-
LY RESIDENCE.
  S 548-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE:
  1.  A  FAMILY RESIDENCE HAS UNDERGONE A "CATASTROPHIC LOSS" WHEN IT IS
TOTALLY DESTROYED OR IS SO EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED THAT AT LEAST ONE OF  THE
DWELLING  UNITS  IN  SUCH  RESIDENCE  IS UNFIT FOR HABITATION AND CANNOT
REASONABLY BE MADE FIT FOR HABITATION WITHIN A  PERIOD  OF  NINETY  DAYS
AFTER  THE  DAMAGE OCCURRED.  SUCH CATASTROPHIC LOSS SHALL BE THE CONSE-
QUENCE OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY A NATURAL  DISASTER  OR  OTHER  WEATHER-BASED
EVENT  WHICH  WAS  A DECLARED STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY OR LOCAL STATE OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08513-02-3

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