senate Bill S3134B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
amended 3134b
Jan 26, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2016 1st report cal.60
Jan 08, 2016 print number 3134a
Jan 08, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 19, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2015 1st report cal.503
Feb 02, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 25, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3134A
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committee
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 4, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3134
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S3134 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4455
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: S3931, A7704
2017-2018: S959, A6252
2019-2020: S8143, A6966

S3134 - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

S3134 - Sponsor Memo

S3134 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3134

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- 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 real property tax law, in relation to  the  alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the  real  property  tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  "ACTIVE  MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN THE ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S 2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 1, paragraphs (b)  and  (c)
of  subdivision  2,  subdivision  3,  paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 and
subdivision 8 of section 458-a of the real property tax  law,  paragraph
(c)  of  subdivision  1 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 100 of the laws of 1988,  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  1  as
amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985, paragraph (b) of subdivision
2  as  amended  by  chapter  473  of  the laws of 2004, subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 646 of the laws of 2004 and  as  further  amended  by
section  1 of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, paragraph (a) of
subdivision 6 as added by chapter 171 of the laws of 1997  and  subdivi-
sion  8  as  amended  by chapter 503 of the laws of 2008, are amended to
read as follows:
  (c) "Qualified owner" means a veteran,  A  PERSON  ENGAGED  IN  ACTIVE
MILITARY  SERVICE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES, the spouse of a veteran, THE
SPOUSE OF A PERSON ENGAGED IN ACTIVE  MILITARY  SERVICE  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  or the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran. Where property
is owned by more than one qualified owner, the exemption to  which  each
is  entitled  may  be  combined.  Where a veteran OR A PERSON ENGAGED IN
ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES  is  also  the  unremarried

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02335-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S3134A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4455
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: S3931, A7704
2017-2018: S959, A6252
2019-2020: S8143, A6966

S3134A - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

S3134A - Sponsor Memo

S3134A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3134--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CROCI, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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 the alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the real property tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN  THE  ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S  2.  Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 1, paragraphs (b) and (c)
of subdivision 2, subdivision 3, paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  6  and
subdivision  8  of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph
(c) of subdivision 1 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 2  as  amended  by
chapter  100  of  the  laws  of  1988, paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 as
amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985, paragraph (b) of subdivision
2 as amended by chapter 473 of  the  laws  of  2004,  subdivision  3  as
amended  by  chapter  646  of the laws of 2004 and as further amended by
section 1 of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, paragraph (a)  of
subdivision  6  as added by chapter 171 of the laws of 1997 and subdivi-
sion 8 as amended by chapter 538 of the laws of  2015,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  (c)  "Qualified  owner"  means  a  veteran, A PERSON ENGAGED IN ACTIVE
MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, the  spouse  of  a  veteran,  THE
SPOUSE  OF  A  PERSON  ENGAGED  IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED
STATES or the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran. Where  property

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02335-02-6

Co-Sponsors

S3134B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4455
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: S3931, A7704
2017-2018: S959, A6252
2019-2020: S8143, A6966

S3134B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

S3134B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3134B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3134--B
    Cal. No. 60

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CROCI, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and Military Affairs in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  amended  on  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, and to be
  reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the order of third  read-
  ing  --  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  the  alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the  real  property  tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  "ACTIVE  MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN THE ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real prop-
erty tax law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iii)  to  read  as
follows:
  (III)  THE  EXEMPTION FROM TAXATION PROVIDED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL
BE APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  AND THOSE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATE IF THE
GOVERNING BODY OF THE COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT  IN
WHICH  THE  PROPERTY  IS LOCATED, AFTER PUBLIC HEARINGS, ADOPTS A RESOL-
UTION PROVIDING SUCH EXTENSION OF THE  EXEMPTION  PROVIDED  PURSUANT  TO
THIS  SECTION.  THE  PROCEDURE  FOR SUCH HEARING AND RESOLUTION SHALL BE
CONDUCTED SEPARATELY FROM THE PROCEDURE FOR ANY HEARING OR LOCAL LAW  OR

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

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