senate Bill S4842

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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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
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 09, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1613
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 05, 2016 print number 4842a
Apr 05, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Apr 21, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S4842 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L

S4842 - Summary

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

S4842 - Sponsor Memo

S4842 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4842

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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 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

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

S4842A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L

S4842A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4842A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4842A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4842--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty 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 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.
                                                           LBD09645-03-6

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