senate Bill S5812

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc. to apply for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law

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Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.457
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1513
substituted for s5812
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a7973a
ordered to third reading cal.1513
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules

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S5812 - Bill Details

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A7973A
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Real Property Taxation

S5812 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes the Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc. to apply for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law.

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BILL NUMBER:S5812 REVISED 6/17/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Islamic Center of the South
Shore, Inc. to apply for exemption from real property taxes pursuant
to section 420-a of the real property tax law

PURPOSE: OF THE BILL: To grant the county assessor for the county of
Nassau the authority to accept the Islamic Center of the South Shore,
Inc. (also known as Hamza Masjid) an application for exemption from
real property taxes pursuant to section 120-a of the real property tax
law for the 2010/2011 assessment roll.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section One authorizes and directs the assessor of the county of
Nassau to accept an application from Islamic Center of the South
Shore, Inc. (also known as Hamza Masjid) for exemption from real
property taxes pursuant to Section 420-a of the real property tax law
for the assessment roll as completed in 2010- 2011 for their property
located in Valley Stream. Upon satisfaction Islamic Center of the
South Shore, Inc. (also known as Hamza Masjid) would have otherwise
been entitled to said exemption, the assessor may grant this exemption
from all taxation beginning with respect to this roll.

If the exemption is granted, Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc.
(also known as Hamza Masjid) may be refunded any taxes paid and any
taxes, fines, penalties, liens or interest unpaid may be cancelled
through the sole discretion of the Nassau County Legislature.

JUSTIFICATION: Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc. (also known as
Hamza Masjid located at 200 Stuart Ave, Valley Stream, NY 11580.
Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc is an exempt 501(c)(3)
religious organization, established in 2010 serving the Valley Stream
and Elmont areas. Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc purchased the
property located at 878 Goldner Court, Valley Stream, NY 11580 for non
for profit and religious use.

The property has been approved for a real property tax exemption to
section 420-a of the New York State Real property tax law for
2011/2012 assessment roll. Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc is
requesting a retroactive tax exemption for the property from the
purchase date.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This bill would take effect immediately

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

                                  5812

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to authorize the Islamic Center of the South Shore, Inc. to apply
  for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to  section  420-a  of
  the real property tax law

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
the assessor of the county of Nassau, is  hereby  authorized  to  accept
from  the  Islamic  Center of the South Shore, Inc. (also known as Hamza
Masjid) an application for exemption from real property  taxes  pursuant
to  section 420-a of the real property tax law for the 2010/2011 assess-
ment roll, with regard to a portion of the 2010-2011 school tax and  the
2011  general  tax  for the parcel owned by such not-for-profit which is
located at 878 Goldner Court, Valley Stream, county of Nassau, otherwise
known as Nassau county tax map, section  37,  block  503,  lot  118.  If
accepted,  the  application shall be reviewed as if it had been received
on or before the taxable status date established for such rolls.
  If satisfied that such not-for-profit organization would otherwise  be
entitled  to  such  exemption  if  such  not-for-profit organization had
acquired the property and filed an  application  for  exemption  by  the
appropriate  taxable  status  date,  the  assessor, upon approval by the
Nassau county  legislature  may  make  appropriate  corrections  to  the
subject roll. If such exemption is granted and such organization, there-
fore,  shall  have  paid  any  tax with respect to the subject roll, the
applicable governing body or tax department may, in its sole discretion,
provide for the refund of those  taxes  paid  and  cancel  those  taxes,
fines, penalties, liens, or interest remaining unpaid.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10153-05-3

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