senate Bill S3769

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a capped property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced STAR exemption

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Feb 14, 2019 referred to aging

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S3769 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3389
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §431, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2051, A3139
2011-2012: S2998, A3943
2013-2014: S1767, A1212
2015-2016: S1480, A1472
2017-2018: S3195, A2533

S3769 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a capped real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of age or older who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced school tax relief exemption.

S3769 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3769 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3769

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, GALLIVAN, RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD, YOUNG --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  capped real property school tax rate for persons seventy years of  age
  or  older  who meet the eligibility requirements for the enhanced STAR
  exemption

  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 431 to read as follows:
  § 431. PERSONS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE  OR  OVER;  CAPPED  REAL  PROPERTY
SCHOOL  TAX RATE. 1. (A) RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY
ONE OR MORE PERSONS, EACH OF WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE  OR  OVER  AND
MEETS  EACH  OF  THE  REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ENHANCED EXEMPTION FOR SENIOR
CITIZENS SET FORTH IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE, OR
RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY HUSBAND AND WIFE, ONE OF
WHOM IS SEVENTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AND MEETS EACH OF THE  REQUIREMENTS
FOR THE ENHANCED EXEMPTION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS SET FORTH IN SECTION FOUR
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE CAPPED REAL
PROPERTY  SCHOOL TAX RATE SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, PROVIDED THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, ADOPTS A RESOLUTION PROVIDING THEREFOR.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "CAPPED  REAL  PROPERTY
SCHOOL TAX RATE" SHALL MEAN THE LOWER OF:
  (I)  THE  REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL  TAX  RATE ESTABLISHED ON THE TAXABLE
STATUS DATE NEXT SUCCEEDING THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE PERSON ATTAINS
THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS; OR
  (II) THE REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL TAX  RATE  ESTABLISHED  ON  ANY  TAXABLE
STATUS  DATE  SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH AN ELIGIBLE PERSON ATTAINS
THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS, WHICH IS LOWER THAN THE REAL  PROPERTY  SCHOOL
TAX RATE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.

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

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