assembly Bill A6520

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to a real property tax exemption for property owned by certain persons performing active duty in a combat zone

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
Mar 26, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

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A6520 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4527
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2742
2011-2012: A5455, S1750
2013-2014: A566, S2181
2017-2018: A9025, S2407
2019-2020: A5344, S2930

A6520 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to offer a real property tax exemption for property owned by certain persons performing active duty in a combat zone in an amount equal to ten percent of the assessed value of the real property.

A6520 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6520

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CUSICK, ABBATE, COLTON, TITONE, SCARBOROUGH,
  MARKEY, SIMANOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  HIKIND,  MILLER,
  ROBINSON,  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Veter-
  ans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to a real proper-
  ty tax exemption for property  owned  by  certain  persons  performing
  active duty in a combat zone

  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.  ACTIVE  DUTY  SERVICE IN A COMBAT ZONE.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE  UNITED  STATES"  SHALL
MEAN  ACTIVE DUTY (OTHER THAN FOR TRAINING) IN THE ARMY, NAVY (INCLUDING
THE MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  AS
DEFINED IN TITLE TEN OF THE UNITED STATES CODE.
  (B)  "COMBAT  ZONE"  SHALL MEAN AN AREA DESIGNATED BY THE PRESIDENT OF
THE UNITED STATES BY EXECUTIVE ORDER AS A "COMBAT ZONE".
  (C) "QUALIFYING REAL PROPERTY" SHALL MEAN  RESIDENTIAL  REAL  PROPERTY
OWNED  BY  A  PERSON WHO PERFORMED ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF
THE UNITED STATES IN A COMBAT ZONE DURING THE TAXABLE YEAR.
  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 MAY PROVIDE THAT QUALIFYING REAL PROPERTY OWNED
BY  A  PERSON  WHO  AT ANY TIME DURING THE TAXABLE YEAR PERFORMED ACTIVE
SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES IN A COMBAT ZONE  SHALL
BE  EXEMPT  FROM  TAXATION  IN  AN  AMOUNT  EQUAL  TO TEN PERCENT OF THE
ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH QUALIFYING REAL PROPERTY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07040-01-5

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