senate Bill S6231

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that people receiving a United States Postal Service disability pension are eligible to participate in the disability rent increase exemption program

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 30, 2016 signed chap.392
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.178
substituted for a8679
Jun 02, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1094
May 18, 2016 committee discharged and committed to aging
Jan 06, 2016 referred to local government

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S6231 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8679
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง467-b, RPT L

S6231 - Summary

Provides that people receiving a United States Postal Service disability pension are eligible to participate in the disability rent increase exemption program.

S6231 - Sponsor Memo

S6231 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6231

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to making persons
  receiving a disability pension from the United States  Postal  Service
  eligible for the disability rent increase exemption program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 467-b of  the  real
property  tax law, as amended by section 1 of chapter 188 of the laws of
2005, is amended to read as follows:
  a. To qualify as a person with a disability for the purposes  of  this
section,  an  individual  shall  submit  to the appropriate rent control
agency or administrative agency proof sufficient  to  such  agency  that
such  individual  is  currently receiving (I) social security disability
insurance (SSDI) [or], (II) supplemental security income (SSI)  benefits
under  the federal social security act [or], (III) disability pension or
disability compensation benefits provided by the United  States  depart-
ment  of veterans affairs, (IV) DISABILITY PENSION OR DISABILITY COMPEN-
SATION BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THE UNITED STATES  POSTAL  SERVICE,  or  (V)
those  previously  eligible  by  virtue of receiving disability benefits
under the supplemental security income program or  the  social  security
disability  program  and currently receiving medical assistance benefits
based on determination  of  disability  as  provided  in  section  three
hundred sixty-six of the social services law.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 467-b of the real proper-
ty  tax law, as amended by section 2 of chapter 188 of the laws of 2005,
is amended to read as follows:
  a. To qualify as a person with a disability for the purposes  of  this
section,  an  individual  shall  submit  to the appropriate rent control
agency or administrative agency proof sufficient  to  such  agency  that
such  individual  is  currently receiving (I) social security disability
insurance (SSDI) [or], (II) supplemental security income (SSI)  benefits
under  the federal social security act [or], (III) disability pension or

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

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