senate Bill S1162

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Allows the immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty to qualify for the alternate veterans exception

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 11, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5008

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty to qualify for the alternate veterans exemption.

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1162 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1162

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  allowing  the
  immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty
  to qualify for the alternate veterans exemption

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 458-a of  the  real  property  tax
law,  as  added  by chapter 326 of the laws of 2000 and paragraph (b) as
amended by chapter 518 of the laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  7.  (a)  As  used  in  this  subdivision,  "Gold Star [Parent"] FAMILY
MEMBER" shall mean the parent, SPOUSE, CHILD OR  SIBLING  of  a  [child]
PERSON  who  died in the line of duty while serving in the United States
armed forces during a period of war.
  (b) A county, city, town, village or school district may adopt a local
law to include a Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER within the  definition
of "qualified owner", as provided in paragraph (c) of subdivision one of
this  section,  and  to  include  property owned by a Gold Star [Parent]
FAMILY MEMBER within the  definition  of  "qualifying  residential  real
property"  as  provided  in  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision one of this
section, provided that such property shall be the primary  residence  of
the Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER.
  (c) The additional exemption provided for in paragraph (c) of subdivi-
sion  two  of  this  section shall not apply to real property owned by a
Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05756-01-9

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