senate Bill S4963

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a real property tax exemption for reservists

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 02, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S4963 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6027
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5231, A8277

S4963 - Summary

Establishes a real property tax exemption for reservists.

S4963 - Sponsor Memo

S4963 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4963

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  establishing
  an exemption for reservists

  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 458-c to read as follows:
  S  458-C. RESERVIST EXEMPTION. 1. THE FOLLOWING TERMS WHENEVER USED OR
REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS  UNLESS  A
DIFFERENT MEANING CLEARLY APPEARS IN THE CONTEXT:
  (A)  "RESERVIST"  MEANS ANY MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE FORCE OF THE
UNITED STATES MILITARY.
  (B) "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.
  (C) "SERVICE CONNECTED" MEANS, WITH RESPECT TO  DISABILITY  OR  DEATH,
THAT  SUCH  DISABILITY  WAS  INCURRED  OR  AGGRAVATED, OR THAT THE DEATH
RESULTED FROM A DISABILITY INCURRED OR AGGRAVATED, IN LINE  OF  DUTY  IN
THE ACTIVE MILITARY, NAVAL OR AIR SERVICE.
  (D)  "QUALIFIED OWNER" MEANS A RESERVIST, THE SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST OR
THE UNREMARRIED SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST. WHERE PROPERTY IS OWNED
BY MORE THAN ONE QUALIFIED OWNER, THE EXEMPTION TO WHICH EACH  IS  ENTI-
TLED  MAY BE COMBINED. WHERE A RESERVIST IS ALSO THE UNREMARRIED SURVIV-
ING SPOUSE OF A RESERVIST OR VETERAN, SUCH PERSON MAY ALSO  RECEIVE  ANY
EXEMPTION TO WHICH THE DECEASED SPOUSE WAS ENTITLED.
  (E)  "QUALIFYING  RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY" MEANS PROPERTY OWNED BY A
QUALIFIED OWNER WHICH IS  USED  EXCLUSIVELY  FOR  RESIDENTIAL  PURPOSES;

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