assembly Bill A7289

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a tax exemption for improvements to the property of severely injured members of the armed forces of the United States

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2019 signed chap.479
Nov 08, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1674
substituted for s1681
Jun 17, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 11, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.163
rules report cal.163
reported
Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 21, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 18, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

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A7289 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1681
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7556
2015-2016: A3574, S2253
2017-2018: A8729, S7001

A7289 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax exemption for improvements to the property of severely injured members of the armed forces of the United States; authorizes localities to adopt a local law or resolution granting an exemption from taxation and special ad valorem levies for real property altered or improved for the purposes of removing architectural barriers that challenge the mobility of a severely injured member of the armed forces of the United States.

A7289 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  7289

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BARRETT, DenDEKKER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
  tax exemption for improvements to the  property  of  severely  injured
  members of the armed forces of the United States

  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 458-c to read as follows:
  §  458-C.  IMPROVEMENTS TO PROPERTY OF SEVERELY INJURED MEMBERS OF THE
ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF  THIS  SECTION,
"MEMBER  OF  THE  ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN A PERSON
WHO SERVED IN THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR  FORCE,  MARINES,  COAST  GUARD  OR  A
RESERVE COMMAND.
  2.  REAL  PROPERTY  ALTERED, INSTALLED OR IMPROVED FOR THE PURPOSES OF
REMOVAL OF ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS  THAT  CHALLENGE  THE  MOBILITY  OF  A
SEVERELY INJURED MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO HAS
A  SERVICE-CONNECTED  DISABILITY DUE TO COMBAT AND FOUND FIT TO SERVE BY
THE PHYSICAL  EVALUATION  BOARD  OF  SUCH  SERVICE  MEMBER'S  BRANCH  OF
SERVICE, IN EXISTING PROPERTY USED SOLELY FOR RESIDENTIAL PURPOSES SHALL
BE  EXEMPT  FROM  TAXATION  AND SPECIAL AD VALOREM LEVIES AS HEREINAFTER
PROVIDED. AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING, THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A COUNTY, CITY,
TOWN OR VILLAGE MAY ADOPT A LOCAL LAW AND A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ADOPT  A
RESOLUTION  TO  GRANT THE EXEMPTION AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
A COPY OF SUCH LOCAL LAW OR RESOLUTION SHALL BE FILED WITH  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  AND  THE  ASSESSOR  OF  SUCH  COUNTY,  CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE WHO
PREPARES THE ASSESSMENT ROLL ON WHICH THE TAXES OF  SUCH  COUNTY,  CITY,
TOWN, VILLAGE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE LEVIED.
  3.  (A) IMPROVEMENTS TO SUCH REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE EXEMPT PURSUANT TO
THE FOLLOWING EXEMPTION SCHEDULE:
YEAR OF EXEMPTION                     PERCENTAGE OF EXEMPTION

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