senate Bill S1169

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the department of taxation and finance to provide notice to property owners who are veterans when a school district grants a school tax exemption or abatement for veterans

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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

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S1169 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1310, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6901

S1169 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of taxation and finance to provide notice to property owners who are veterans when a school district grants a school tax exemption or abatement for veterans and provide direction on how to apply for such exemption or abatement.

S1169 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1169 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1169

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. AMEDORE, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to directing  the
  department  of  taxation  and  finance  to  provide notice to property
  owners who are veterans when the school district, in which their prop-
  erty is situate, elects to provide a real property exemption or abate-
  ment to veterans

  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 1310 to read as follows:
  § 1310. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF SCHOOL TAX  EXEMPTION  OR  ABATEMENT
FOR PROPERTY OWNED BY A VETERAN. 1. ANY SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH, BY RESOL-
UTION, ELECTS TO GRANT A SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION OR ABATEMENT TO REAL PROP-
ERTY OWNED BY A VETERAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE FOUR
OF  THIS  CHAPTER  SHALL,  WITHIN  TEN DAYS OF ADOPTING SUCH RESOLUTION,
PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF TO THE DEPARTMENT.
  2. UPON RECEIPT OF A NOTICE OF THE GRANTING OF A SCHOOL TAX  EXEMPTION
OR  ABATEMENT FOR REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A VETERAN, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL
COMPILE A LIST OF ALL REAL PROPERTY OWNERS, WITHIN THE  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
PROVIDING  SUCH  NOTICE,  WHO ARE VETERANS RECEIVING A REAL PROPERTY TAX
EXEMPTION OR ABATEMENT FROM ANY OTHER  REAL  PROPERTY  TAXING  AUTHORITY
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER WHICH APPLIES TO THE REAL PROP-
ERTY WITHIN SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL, PROVIDE, TO EACH PROPER-
TY  OWNER  WHO IS A VETERAN ON THE LIST COMPILED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
TWO OF THIS  SECTION,  NOTICE  OF  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  A  SCHOOL  TAX
EXEMPTION OR ABATEMENT, AND THE SPECIFIC ACTIONS, IF ANY, THAT THE PROP-
ERTY  OWNER MUST TAKE IN ORDER TO BE GRANTED THE SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION OR
ABATEMENT.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

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