assembly Bill A2731

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2018 held for consideration in real property taxation
Jan 29, 2018 print number 2731a
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to real property taxation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to real property taxation
Jan 23, 2017 referred to real property taxation

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A2731 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627
2011-2012: A127
2013-2014: A1748
2015-2016: A1675
2019-2020: A2490

A2731 - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A2731 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2731

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. OAKS --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to extending  the
  enhanced  STAR  exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of a previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of  part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  In  the case of property owned by husband and wife, one of whom
is sixty-five years of age or over, the exemption, once  granted,  shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as  the  surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR IS PHYS-
ICALLY DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO  QUALIFY
AS  PHYSICALLY  DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A  PHYSI-
CIAN  LICENSED  TO  PRACTICE  IN THE STATE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED AND MADE
AVAILABLE BY THE COMMISSIONER WHICH STATES THAT  THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS  A
PERMANENT  PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF
SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO
HAS  OBTAINED  A  CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE VISUALLY
HANDICAPPED STATING THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS  LEGALLY  BLIND  MAY  SUBMIT
SUCH CERTIFICATE IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT. THE OTHER
REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  MUST  STILL BE MET FOR THE ENHANCED
EXEMPTION TO BE GRANTED TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE UNDER THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
administration  of  the  enhanced  STAR  exemption  beginning  with  the
2017-2018 school year.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00336-01-7

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A2731A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3627
2011-2012: A127
2013-2014: A1748
2015-2016: A1675
2019-2020: A2490

A2731A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing a physically disabled surviving spouse who was married to an enhanced STAR qualifying individual to continue to receive the exemption even if the surviving spouse is not sixty-two years of age.

A2731A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2731--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH, MORINELLO, BRABENEC -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M.  of  A.   ERRIGO, HAWLEY, OAKS -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Real Property Taxation -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Real Property Taxation 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 extending  the
  enhanced  STAR  exemption to the disabled surviving spouse of a previ-
  ously qualifying individual

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of
section 425 of the real property tax law, as added by section 4 of  part
A of chapter 405 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  In  the case of property owned by husband and wife, one of whom
is sixty-five years of age or over, the exemption, once  granted,  shall
not be rescinded solely because of the death of the older spouse so long
as  the  surviving spouse is at least sixty-two years of age OR IS PHYS-
ICALLY DISABLED as of the date specified in this paragraph.  TO  QUALIFY
AS  PHYSICALLY  DISABLED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBPARAGRAPH, AN INDI-
VIDUAL SHALL SUBMIT TO THE ASSESSOR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT FROM A  PHYSI-
CIAN  LICENSED  TO  PRACTICE  IN THE STATE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED AND MADE
AVAILABLE BY THE COMMISSIONER WHICH STATES THAT  THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS  A
PERMANENT  PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF
SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  WHO
HAS  OBTAINED  A  CERTIFICATE FROM THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE VISUALLY
HANDICAPPED STATING THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS  LEGALLY  BLIND  MAY  SUBMIT
SUCH CERTIFICATE IN LIEU OF A PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFIED STATEMENT. THE OTHER
REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  MUST  STILL BE MET FOR THE ENHANCED
EXEMPTION TO BE GRANTED TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE UNDER THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  the
administration  of  the  enhanced  STAR  exemption  beginning  with  the
2018-2019 school year.

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