senate Bill S7682

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to benefits for certain active or retired members of the New York state organized militia

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May 28, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7682 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9899
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §210, Mil L; add §458-c, RPT L; add §669-c, Ed L; amd §§13.18 & 13.20, Pks & Rec L

S7682 - Summary

Enhances benefits for certain active or retired members of the New York state organized militia; enhances military pay, creates a property tax exemption, tuition award, and grants free vehicular access to any state park and recreational facility which charges fees for vehicular access.

S7682 - Sponsor Memo

S7682 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7682

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 military law, the real property tax law, the  educa-
  tion  law, and the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
  relation to benefits for certain active duty and  retired  members  of
  the New York state organized militia

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  210  of  the  military  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  418  of  the  laws  of 2004, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. Each member of the militia ordered into the active service  of  the
state  pursuant to sections six and seven of this chapter, shall receive
for each day or part thereof of such duty the same pay and allowances as
are received by members of the appropriate force of the armed forces  of
the  United States of corresponding grade, rating and length of service,
or one hundred [twenty-five] FIFTY dollars per day, whichever is  great-
er.
  S  2.  The  real  property  tax law is amended by adding a new section
458-c to read as follows:
  S 458-C. EXEMPTION FOR PROPERTY  OWNED  BY  ACTIVE  DUTY  AND  RETIRED
MEMBERS  OF  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE ORGANIZED MILITIA. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "QUALIFIED OWNER" MEANS AN ACTIVE DUTY OR RETIRED  MEMBER  OF  THE
NEW  YORK  STATE  ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OR THE NEW YORK STATE AIR NATIONAL
GUARD.
  (B) "QUALIFYING RESIDENTIAL REAL  PROPERTY"  MEANS  REAL  PROPERTY  AT
LEAST FIFTY PERCENT OF WHICH IS OWNED BY A QUALIFIED OWNER WHICH IS USED
EXCLUSIVELY  FOR  RESIDENTIAL  PURPOSES;  PROVIDED  HOWEVER, THAT IN THE
EVENT ANY PORTION OF SUCH PROPERTY IS NOT SO USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR  RESI-
DENTIAL  PURPOSES  BUT IS USED FOR OTHER PURPOSES, SUCH PORTION SHALL BE
SUBJECT TO TAXATION AND THE REMAINING PORTION ONLY SHALL BE ENTITLED  TO
THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION. SUCH PROPERTY MUST BE THE PRIMA-

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

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