senate Bill S6568

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "town of West Seneca assessment relief act"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1116
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 06, 2014 referred to local government


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S6568 - Details

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

S6568 - Summary

Enacts the "town of West Seneca assessment relief act"; provides real property tax relief to property owners in eligible counties whose properties were impacted by severe weather and flooding during the period beginning on January 6, 2014 and ending January 13, 2014.

S6568 - Sponsor Memo

S6568 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2014

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to enact the "town of West Seneca assessment relief act"; and  to
  amend  the local finance law, in relation to real property tax refunds
  and credits in such county


  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "town of West Seneca assessment relief act".
  S 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this act,  the  following  terms
shall have the following meanings:
  1.  "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) the town of West Seneca; or (b) a special district
or school district that is wholly or partly contained within the town of
West Seneca.
  2. "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 January 6, 2014; and (b) taxes
levied upon that roll by or on behalf of  a  participating  municipality
are payable without interest on or after January 6, 2014.
  3.  "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.
  4.  "Severe  weather"  shall  mean the storms, rains, winds, or floods
which occurred within the town of West Seneca during the  period  begin-
ning on January 6, 2014 and ending January 13, 2014.
  5.  "Total  assessed value" shall mean the total assessed value on the
parcel prior to any and all exemption adjustments.
  6. "Improved value" shall mean the market value of the  real  property
improvements excluding the land.

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


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