senate Bill S6961

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring renewal notices for applications under the SCRIE program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Mar 15, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2018 1st report cal.641
Jan 03, 2018 referred to aging
Nov 29, 2017 referred to rules


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Mar 13, 2018 - Aging committee Vote

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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2018

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S6961 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9932
2011-2012: A473
2013-2014: A350
2015-2016: A1087
2019-2020: S2288, A3148

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the appropriate rent control agency or administrative agency or supervising agency to send a notice of required renewal to each head of household currently receiving an exemption under the SCRIE program 30 days prior to the application renewal date.

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6961 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 29, 2017

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  tax law, in relation to renewal
  notices for applications under the SCRIE program


  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of section 467-b of the real property tax
law, as amended by chapter 442 of the laws of 2016, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  4.  a. (1) The head of the household must apply every two years to the
appropriate rent control agency  or  administrative  agency  for  a  tax
abatement certificate on a form prescribed by said agency.
  (2)  Upon the adoption of a local law, ordinance, or resolution by the
governing board of a municipality, any head of household that  has  been
issued  a  tax  abatement  certificate pursuant to this section for five
consecutive benefit periods, and whose income  and  residence  have  not
changed  since their last renewal application, shall be eligible to file
a short form renewal. Such statement shall be on a  form  prescribed  by
the  appropriate  rent control agency or administrative agency and shall
include the following: (i) a sworn statement certifying that  such  head
of  household  continues  to be eligible to receive such certificate and
that their income and residence have not changed;  and  (ii)  a  certif-
ication  to  be  signed  by  the  applicant stating that all information
contained in their statement is true and correct  to  the  best  of  the
applicant's  knowledge  and belief and stating that they understand that
the willful making of any false statement of material fact therein shall
subject them to the provisions of law relevant to the making and  filing
of  false  instruments  and  loss  of their benefit, and that subsequent
reapplication shall be as a new applicant.
  (b) A tax abatement certificate setting forth an amount not in  excess
of  the increase in maximum rent or legal regulated rent for the taxable

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


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