senate Bill S2613

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2018 1st report cal.1337
Jan 30, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 24, 2018 print number 2613a
Jan 24, 2018 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2017 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.615
Mar 07, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2017 referred to aging

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S2613A
37
0
committee
37
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 30, 2018 - Aging committee Vote

S2613A
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 30, 2018

excused (1)

Apr 25, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S2613
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 7, 2017 - Aging committee Vote

S2613
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

Co-Sponsors

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S2613 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2731
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S262, A3627
2011-2012: S134, A127
2013-2014: S1357, A1748
2015-2016: S1913, A1675
2019-2020: S1963, A2490

S2613 (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.

S2613 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2613 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2613

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LITTLE, AKSHAR, AVELLA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- 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 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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S2613A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2731
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S262, A3627
2011-2012: S134, A127
2013-2014: S1357, A1748
2015-2016: S1913, A1675
2019-2020: S1963, A2490

S2613A (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.

S2613A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2613A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2613--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LITTLE, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, AVELLA, MURPHY, RANZENHOF-
  ER, RITCHIE, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Aging  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Aging in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted 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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