senate Bill S7054

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to providing language access services to individuals relating to the tax abatement program

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.545
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.640
substituted for s7054
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by a8978
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.640
Apr 23, 2014 referred to aging

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S7054 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8978
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง467-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9213, S7203

S7054 - Summary

Relates to providing language access services to individuals relating to the tax abatement program for rent-controlled and rent-regulated property occupied by senior citizens or persons with disabilities.

S7054 - Sponsor Memo

S7054 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7054

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax  law,  in  relation  to  providing
  language  access services to individuals relating to the tax abatement
  program for rent-controlled and rent-regulated  property  occupied  by
  senior citizens or persons with disabilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law
is amended by adding a new paragraph i to read as follows:
  I. THE ENTITY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE TAX  ABATEMENT
PROGRAM  SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN TO ENSURE ADEQUATE ACCESS TO
INFORMATION BY INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES SPEAKING OR UNDERSTAND-
ING ENGLISH. SUCH ENTITY SHALL:
  (1) TRANSLATE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FORMS
AND INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED TO OR COMPLETED BY THE  PROGRAM  BENEFICIARIES
OR  PARTICIPANTS,  INTO THE SIX MOST COMMON NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGES SPOKEN
BY INDIVIDUALS WITH LIMITED-ENGLISH PROFICIENCY IN THE MUNICIPALITY THAT
OFFERS THIS PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION;
  (2) OFFER, UPON REQUEST, INTERPRETATION SERVICES  BETWEEN  THE  ENTITY
ADMINISTERING  THE  PROGRAM  AND  AN  INDIVIDUAL  IN  HIS OR HER PRIMARY
LANGUAGE WITH RESPECT TO THE PROVISION OF SERVICES OR BENEFITS; AND
  (3) OFFER, UPON REQUEST OR DEMONSTRATED NEED, SERVICES TO AN  INDIVID-
UAL WHO REQUIRES ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE DUE TO PARTIAL OR TOTAL DEAFNESS,
BLINDNESS, SPEECH IMPEDIMENT, OR COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to subdivision 3 of section 467-b of  the  real  property
tax  law made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration
and reversion of such section and shall be deemed to expire therewith.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07971-01-3

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