assembly Bill A6026

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Makes certain tax abatement forms more readily available to seniors and authorizes certain entities to assist in the completion of such forms

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 signed chap.360
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1117
substituted for s4555
May 02, 2018 referred to aging
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 26, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.791
Apr 24, 2018 reported
Feb 28, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Feb 21, 2017 referred to aging

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A6026 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4555
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §467-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9204
2013-2014: A9014
2015-2016: A5320

A6026 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes certain tax abatement forms more readily available to seniors and authorizes certain entities to assist in the completion of such forms.

A6026 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6026

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to making certain
  tax abatement forms more readily available to seniors and  authorizing
  certain entities to assist in the completion of such forms

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 467-b of the real property tax law
is amended by adding a new paragraph g to read as follows:
  G. "SUPERVISING AGENCY" SHALL MEAN THE APPROPRIATE RENT CONTROL AGENCY
OR ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY DESIGNATED TO ADMINISTER THE TAX ABATEMENT  FOR
RENT-CONTROLLED  AND RENT REGULATED PROPERTY OCCUPIED BY SENIOR CITIZENS
OR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES PURSUANT TO A  LOCAL  LAW,  RESOLUTION,  OR
ORDINANCE PASSED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. Section 467-b of the real property tax law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
  3-A.  THE  SUPERVISING  AGENCY SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN THAT
WILL INCREASE THE ABILITY OF APPLICANTS AND PARTICIPANTS TO  OBTAIN  AND
COMPLETE ITS FORMS IN A COMMUNITY SETTING. ADDITIONALLY, THE SUPERVISING
AGENCY SHALL MAKE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETION OF
SUCH FORMS. SUCH PLAN SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  A.  PARTNERING  WITH  ORGANIZATIONS,  WHERE  AVAILABLE, THAT ENGAGE IN
OUTREACH AND PROVIDE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO SENIORS WITHIN THE COMMUNITY
TO MAKE SUCH FORMS AVAILABLE TO POTENTIAL APPLICANTS AND CURRENT PARTIC-
IPANTS, AS WELL AS PROVIDING ASSISTANCE WITH RESPECT TO  THE  COMPLETION
OF  SUCH  FORMS.  ORGANIZATIONS  THAT  HAVE  CONTACT WITH SENIORS IN THE
COMMUNITY SHALL INCLUDE, WHERE APPLICABLE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO  SENIOR
CENTERS,  COMMUNITY-BASED  ORGANIZATIONS,  COMMUNITY  BOARDS ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED OF THE NEW YORK  CITY  CHARTER,
NEIGHBORHOOD  PRESERVATION  COMPANIES  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO ARTICLE
SIXTEEN OF THE PRIVATE  HOUSING  FINANCE  LAW,  AND  RURAL  PRESERVATION
CORPORATIONS  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO ARTICLE SEVENTEEN OF THE PRIVATE
HOUSING FINANCE LAW;

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