senate Bill S5931

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2014 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.2
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Sep 06, 2013 referred to rules

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S5931 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8194
Law Section:
Local Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11.00, Loc Fin L

S5931 - Summary

Enacts the "Mohawk valley and Niagara county assessment relief act" authorizing eligible municipalities in certain counties to provide assessment relief for property which was catastrophically damaged by severe weather.

S5931 - Sponsor Memo

S5931 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5931

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SEWARD, O'MARA, GRIFFO, VALESKY, MAZIARZ, FARLEY --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT to enact the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county assessment relief
  act", and to amend the local finance law, in relation to real property
  tax refunds and credits in such county

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Mohawk Valley and Niagara county 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  the counties of Oneida, Herkimer,
Madison, Montgomery, Tompkins, Cortland, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben  and
Niagara.
  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 June  20,  2013;  and  (b)  taxes
levied  upon  that  roll by or on behalf of a participating municipality
are payable without interest on or after June 20, 2013.
  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.
                                                           LBD11643-05-3

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