|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|
senate Bill S6961
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6961 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6961 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6961 SPONSOR: ALCANTARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to renewal notices for applications under the SCRIE program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To put in place a reminder mechanism for renewal for senior citizens enrolled in the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 4, section 467-b of the Real Property Tax Law, as amended by chapter 651 of the laws of 1988. Requires that the appropriate rent control agency or administrative agency shall send a notice of required renewal to each head of household receiving SCRIE via US Mail no less than 30 days prior to expiration. Section 2. Amends subdivision 4, section 467-b of the Real Property Tax Law, as added by chapter 689 of the laws of 1972. Requires that the
S6961 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6961 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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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