assembly Bill A6140A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to including certain reserve veterans for purposes of the veteran alternative exemption

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4842 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.476
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.390
substituted for a6140a
Jun 15, 2016 substituted by s4842a
rules report cal.390
reported
Jun 14, 2016 reported referred to rules
May 17, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 09, 2016 print number 6140a
Mar 09, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
Mar 16, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

A6140 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4842
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L

A6140 - Summary

Relates to including certain reserve veterans for purposes of the veteran alternative exemption; includes Operation Graphic Hand.

A6140 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6140

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the definition
  of veteran

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the real
property tax law, as amended by chapter 384 of  the  laws  of  2008,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (e)  "Veteran"  means  a person (i) who served in the active military,
naval, or air service during a period of war, or who was a recipient  of
the  armed  forces expeditionary medal, navy expeditionary medal, marine
corps expeditionary medal, or  global  war  on  terrorism  expeditionary
medal,  and  who  was  discharged  or released therefrom under honorable
conditions, (ii) who was employed by the War Shipping Administration  or
Office  of  Defense  Transportation or their agents as a merchant seaman
documented by the United States Coast Guard or Department  of  Commerce,
or  as  a  civil  servant  employed  by the United States Army Transport
Service (later redesignated as the  United  States  Army  Transportation
Corps,  Water  Division)  or  the  Naval Transportation Service; and who
served satisfactorily as a  crew  member  during  the  period  of  armed
conflict,  December  seventh,  nineteen  hundred  forty-one,  to  August
fifteenth, nineteen  hundred  forty-five,  aboard  merchant  vessels  in
oceangoing,  i.e.,  foreign,  intercoastal, or coastwise service as such
terms are defined under federal law (46 USCA 10301 & 10501) and  further
to  include "near foreign" voyages between the United States and Canada,
Mexico, or the West Indies via ocean routes, or public vessels in ocean-
going service or foreign waters and who has received  a  Certificate  of
Release or Discharge from Active Duty and a discharge certificate, or an
Honorable Service Certificate/Report of Casualty, from the department of
defense,  (iii)  who  served as a United States civilian employed by the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09645-01-5

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A6140A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4842
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L

A6140A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to including certain reserve veterans for purposes of the veteran alternative exemption; includes Operation Graphic Hand.

A6140A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6140--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  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 tax exemptions
  for certain veterans

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

  Section 1.  Section 458-a of the real property tax law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  A  COUNTY, CITY, VILLAGE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ADOPT A LOCAL LAW
OR RESOLUTION TO INCLUDE THOSE MILITARY  PERSONNEL  WHO  SERVED  IN  THE
RESERVE  COMPONENT OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES THAT WERE DEEMED ON
ACTIVE DUTY UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER 11519 SIGNED MARCH TWENTY-THIRD, NINE-
TEEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY,  35   FEDERAL   REGISTER   5003,   DATED   MARCH
TWENTY-FOURTH,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY  AND  LATER DESIGNATED BY THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AS OPERATION GRAPHIC HAND,  IF  SUCH
MEMBER  WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED THEREFROM UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH  VETERAN  MEETS  ALL  OTHER  QUALIFICATIONS  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to assess-
ment  rolls  on  the basis of taxable status dates occurring on or after
the second day of January next succeeding the date  on  which  this  act
shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09645-02-6