assembly Bill A9096

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a real property tax exemption for certain certified first responders

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Jan 17, 2020 referred to real property taxation

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A9096 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5840
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §466-k, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3645, S3102

A9096 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a real property tax exemption for certain certified first responders who are disabled as a result of a certified World Trade Center medical condition.

A9096 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  9096

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  real property tax exemption for certain certified first responders

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

  Section 1. The real property tax  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 466-k to read as follows:
  §  466-K.  CERTIFIED  FIRST  RESPONDERS.  1.  REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A
CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDER WHO IS DISABLED AS A  RESULT  OF  A  CERTIFIED
WORLD  TRADE  CENTER  MEDICAL CONDITION SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION TO
THE EXTENT OF FIFTEEN PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY FOR
CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN, PART TOWN, SPECIAL  DISTRICT  OR  COUNTY  PURPOSES,
EXCLUSIVE  OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, PROVIDED THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A
CITY, VILLAGE, TOWN OR COUNTY, AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING,  ADOPTS  A  LOCAL
LAW,  ORDINANCE  OR  RESOLUTION  PROVIDING  THEREFOR;  PROVIDED FURTHER,
HOWEVER, THAT SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL IN NO  EVENT  EXCEED  THREE  THOUSAND
DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE EQUALIZATION RATE FOR THE ASSESS-
ING UNIT IN WHICH SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS LOCATED.
  2.  SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL NOT BE GRANTED TO A CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDER
WHO IS DISABLED AS A RESULT OF A CERTIFIED WORLD  TRADE  CENTER  MEDICAL
CONDITION UNLESS:
  (A) THE PROPERTY IS THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF THE APPLICANT; AND
  (B)  THE  PROPERTY  IS  USED  EXCLUSIVELY  FOR  RESIDENTIAL  PURPOSES;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT IN THE EVENT ANY PORTION OF SUCH PROPERTY IS NOT
USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE APPLICANT'S RESIDENCE BUT  IS  USED  FOR  OTHER
PURPOSES,  SUCH  PORTION  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO TAXATION AND THE REMAINING
PORTION ONLY SHALL  BE  ENTITLED  TO  THE  EXEMPTION  PROVIDED  BY  THIS
SECTION.
  3.  APPLICATION FOR SUCH EXEMPTION SHALL BE FILED WITH THE ASSESSOR OR
OTHER AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OR OFFICE DESIGNATED BY THE MUNICIPALITY OFFER-
ING SUCH EXEMPTION ON OR BEFORE THE TAXABLE STATUS DATE  ON  A  FORM  AS
PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.

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