senate Bill S6563A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes the primary residence of a permanently totally disabled veteran exempt from property taxes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2014 amended on third reading 6563a
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.593
Feb 06, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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May 6, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

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S6563 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L

S6563 - Summary

Makes the primary residence of a permanently totally disabled veteran exempt from property taxes.

S6563 - Sponsor Memo

S6563 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6563

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  exempting
  certain  residential real property owned by a totally disabled veteran
  from real property taxes

  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. EXEMPTION FOR PERMANENTLY TOTALLY DISABLED VETERANS. 1.    AS
USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "VETERAN"  MEANS  A PERSON WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND WAS DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED  THEREFROM
UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS.
  (B)  "SERVICE  CONNECTED" MEANS, WITH RESPECT TO DISABILITY, THAT SUCH
DISABILITY WAS INCURRED OR AGGRAVATED IN  THE  LINE  OF  DUTY  WHILE  ON
ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES.
  (C)  "PERMANENTLY  TOTALLY  DISABLED"  MEANS  THAT  THE  UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS OR THE BRANCH OF THE ARMED SERVICES  FROM
WHICH  A  VETERAN  WAS  DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED HAS RATED THE VETERAN'S
SERVICE CONNECTED DISABILITY AT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT  OR  HAS  RATED  THE
DISABILITY  COMPENSATION  PAYABLE TO A VETERAN AT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BY
REASON OF BEING ABLE TO SECURE OR FOLLOW A SUBSTANTIALLY GAINFUL EMPLOY-
MENT. THE PERMANENT LOSS OR LOSS OF USE OF BOTH HANDS, OF BOTH FEET,  OF
ONE HAND AND ONE FOOT, OF THE SIGHT OF BOTH EYES, OR BECOMING PERMANENT-
LY  HELPLESS  OR  BEDRIDDEN ARE CONSIDERED PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITIES.
BEING BLIND IN BOTH EYES MEANS HAVING A VISUAL ACUITY OF 5/200 OR  LESS,
OR  CONCENTRIC  CONTRACTION OF THE VISUAL FIELD TO FIVE DEGREES OR LESS.
LOSING THE USE OF A HAND OR FOOT MEANS THAT THE HAND OR  FOOT  HAS  BEEN
AMPUTATED  OR  ITS USE HAS BEEN LOST BY REASON OF ANKYLOSIS, PROGRESSIVE
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES OR PARALYSIS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13333-02-4

S6563A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L

S6563A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes the primary residence of a permanently totally disabled veteran exempt from property taxes.

S6563A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6563A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6563--A
    Cal. No. 593

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property tax law, in relation to exempting
  certain residential real property owned by a totally disabled  veteran
  from real property taxes

  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. EXEMPTION FOR PERMANENTLY TOTALLY DISABLED VETERANS. 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)  "VETERAN"  MEANS  A PERSON WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND WAS DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED  THEREFROM
UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS.
  (B)  "SERVICE  CONNECTED" MEANS, WITH RESPECT TO DISABILITY, THAT SUCH
DISABILITY WAS INCURRED OR AGGRAVATED IN  THE  LINE  OF  DUTY  WHILE  ON
ACTIVE DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES.
  (C)  "PERMANENTLY  TOTALLY  DISABLED"  MEANS  THAT  THE  UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS OR THE BRANCH OF THE ARMED SERVICES  FROM
WHICH  A  VETERAN  WAS  DISCHARGED  OR  RELEASED HAS RATED THE VETERAN'S
SERVICE CONNECTED DISABILITY AT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT  OR  HAS  RATED  THE
DISABILITY  COMPENSATION  PAYABLE TO A VETERAN AT ONE HUNDRED PERCENT BY
REASON OF BEING ABLE TO SECURE OR FOLLOW A SUBSTANTIALLY GAINFUL EMPLOY-
MENT. THE PERMANENT LOSS OR LOSS OF USE OF BOTH HANDS, OF BOTH FEET,  OF
ONE HAND AND ONE FOOT, OF THE SIGHT OF BOTH EYES, OR BECOMING PERMANENT-
LY  HELPLESS  OR  BEDRIDDEN ARE CONSIDERED PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITIES.
BEING BLIND IN BOTH EYES MEANS HAVING A VISUAL ACUITY OF 5/200 OR  LESS,
OR  CONCENTRIC  CONTRACTION OF THE VISUAL FIELD TO FIVE DEGREES OR LESS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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