assembly Bill A10245

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to suspending the payment of property taxes, rent and utility payments during a state disaster emergency

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Apr 08, 2020 referred to real property taxation

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A10245 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §925-a, add §925-f, RPT L; add §226-d, RP L; add §2858, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1853

A10245 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends the payment of property taxes during a state disaster emergency for owners of one, two and three family dwellings; suspends rent payments during a state disaster emergency; and suspends power, water and sewer payments during a state disaster emergency.

A10245 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10245

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FERNANDEZ  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to suspending the
  payment of property taxes during a state disaster emergency for owners
  of one, two and three family dwellings; to  amend  the  real  property
  law,  in  relation to suspending rent payments during a state disaster
  emergency; and to amend the public authorities  law,  in  relation  to
  suspending  power,  water  and  sewer payments during a state disaster
  emergency

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of section 925-a of the real property tax
law, as amended by chapter 522 of the laws of 2007, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  law to the contrary, during a
state disaster emergency as defined by section twenty of  the  executive
law, the governor may, by executive order issued upon the request of the
chief  executive  officer  of  a  county,  city, town, village or school
district in the affected area, EXCEPT FOR PROPERTY OWNERS COVERED PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE-F OF THIS TITLE, extend by up to
twenty-one days the final date for  paying  taxes  without  interest  or
penalty  in such county, city, town, village or school district. If such
an extension is granted, and any taxes are not paid by the final date so
provided, those taxes shall be subject to the same interest  and  penal-
ties that would have applied if no extension had been granted.
  §  2.  The  real  property  tax law is amended by adding a new section
925-f to read as follows:
  § 925-F. SUSPENSION OF PAYMENT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES DURING  A  STATE
DISASTER  EMERGENCY.  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "COVERED PERIOD" MEANS
THE PERIOD BEGINNING ON THE DATE ON WHICH  A  STATE  DISASTER  EMERGENCY
BEGINS  AND  ENDING  ON  THE  DATE THAT IS THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE ON
WHICH SUCH STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY ENDS.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  DURING  A
STATE  DISASTER  EMERGENCY AS DEFINED BY SECTION TWENTY OF THE EXECUTIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets