senate Bill S5849

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the Superstorm Sandy assessment relief act

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8075 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 22, 2013 signed chap.424
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1553
substituted for s5849
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a8075
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1553
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules


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S5849 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11.00, Loc Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8075
2011-2012: A8075

S5849 - Summary

Enacts the "Superstorm Sandy assessment relief act" authorizing eligible municipalities to provide assessment relief for property which was catastrophically damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

S5849 - Sponsor Memo

S5849 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013

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

AN ACT to enact the "Superstorm Sandy assessment relief act"; and relat-
  ing to Suffolk County financing of refunds and credits  and  to  amend
  the  local  finance  law,  in  relation  to  certain real property tax
  refunds and credits


  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Superstorm Sandy assessment relief act".
  S 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this act,  the  following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1.  "Eligible  county" shall mean a county, other than a county wholly
contained within a city, included in FEMA-4085-DR,  the  notice  of  the
presidential  declaration of a major disaster for the state of New York,
dated October 30, 2012 and as subsequently amended.
  2. "Eligible municipality" shall  mean  a  municipal  corporation,  as
defined  by  subdivision 10 of section 102 of the real property tax law,
which is either: (a) an eligible county; or (b) a city,  town,  village,
special  district, or school district that is wholly or partly contained
within an eligible county.
  3. "Impacted tax roll" shall mean  the  final  assessment  roll  which
satisfies both of the following conditions: (a) the roll is based upon a
taxable  status  date occurring prior to October 28, 2012; and (b) taxes
levied upon that roll by or on behalf of  a  participating  municipality
are payable without interest on or after October 28, 2012.
  4.  "Participating  municipality"  shall mean an eligible municipality
that has passed a  local  law,  ordinance,  or  resolution  pursuant  to
section  three  of  this  act  to  provide assessment relief to property
owners within such eligible municipality pursuant to the  provisions  of
this act.

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


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