senate Bill S4555

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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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6026 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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
Jun 13, 2018 substituted by a6026
May 14, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2018 1st report cal.1117
Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Feb 17, 2017 referred to aging

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S4555 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6026
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

S4555 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4555 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4555 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4555

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee 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

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

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