assembly Bill A3574A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Grants a full real property tax exemption for a severely injured soldier of the armed forces of the United States

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 15, 2016 print number 3574a
Mar 15, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
Jan 27, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

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A3574 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8729
2019-2020: A7289

A3574 - Summary

Grants a full real property tax exemption for a severely injured soldier of the armed forces of the United States.

A3574 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3574

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SKOUFIS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in  relation  to  granting  a
  real property tax exemption to disabled members of the armed forces of
  the United States

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 458 of the real property tax  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  46  of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. In addition to any exemption from taxation on real  property  which
may  be  allowed  to veterans pursuant to the provisions of subdivisions
one and two of this section, the  primary  residence  of  any  seriously
disabled  veteran OR MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, AS
DEFINED IN SECTION THIRTEEN-A OF THE GENERAL  CONSTRUCTION  LAW  who  is
eligible  for pecuniary assistance from the United States government, or
who has received pecuniary assistance from the United States  government
and  has  applied such assistance toward the acquisition or modification
of a suitable housing unit with special fixtures or  movable  facilities
made  necessary  by the nature of the veteran's OR ARMED FORCES MEMBER'S
disability, and the necessary land therefor, shall be fully exempt  from
taxation  and  special  district  charges and assessments and special ad
valorem levies. The same exemption shall also be allowed on such a hous-
ing unit owned by the unremarried surviving spouse of such  veteran,  or
by  such  veteran OR ARMED FORCES MEMBER and spouse while occupying such
premises as a residence. The unremarried surviving spouse of such veter-
an may transfer the exemption to any new housing unit to be used as  his
or  her  primary  residence.  If  an  exemption has already been granted
pursuant to the provisions of subdivisions one and two of this  section,
application  for  a further exemption as herein provided may be made and
action taken thereon in the same manner as set forth in subdivision  one
of this section.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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A3574A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8729
2019-2020: A7289

A3574A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants a full real property tax exemption for a severely injured soldier of the armed forces of the United States.

A3574A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3574--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SKOUFIS,  BRABENEC,  GOTTFRIED, RAIA, STECK,
  STIRPE, FINCH, CAHILL, SALADINO, BRAUNSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M. of A. KEARNS, MOYA, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on Veterans' Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee on Veterans'
  Affairs in accordance with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the real property tax law, in relation to granting a
  real property tax exemption to severely injured members of  the  armed
  forces of the United States

  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.  SEVERELY  INJURED SOLDIER EXEMPTION. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "SEVERELY INJURED SOLDIER  IN  THE  ARMED  FORCES  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES" SHALL MEAN A MALE OR FEMALE SOLDIER, SAILOR OR AIRMAN, WHO HAS A
DISABILITY  PERMANENT  IN  NATURE  INCURRED OR AGGRAVATED IN THE LINE OF
DUTY IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY, NAVAL, OR  AIR  SERVICE,  IS  CURRENTLY  ON
ACTIVE DUTY AND HAS BEEN DECLARED FIT FOR DUTY PURSUANT TO THE APPROPRI-
ATE MILITARY SERVICE MEDICAL BOARD;
  (B)  "SPECIALLY  ADAPTED  HOUSING AND SPECIAL HOUSING ADAPTIONS" SHALL
MEAN THE FEDERAL PROGRAM PURSUANT TO PUBLIC LAW 110-289 (122 STAT 2858);
  (C) "QUALIFYING REAL PROPERTY" SHALL MEAN THE RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPER-
TY INCLUDING LAND OWNED BY  THE  SEVERELY  INJURED  SOLDIER,  SAILOR  OR
AIRMAN.
  2. AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING, A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE MAY ADOPT A
LOCAL  LAW PROVIDING FOR AN EXEMPTION PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION. SUCH LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE MAY  PROVIDE  THE  QUALIFYING  REAL
PROPERTY  OWNED  BY  A  PERSON  WHO IS A SEVERELY INJURED SOLDIER OF THE

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