senate Bill S1681

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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Current Bill Status Via A7289 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1674
substituted for s1681
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by a7289
ordered to third reading cal.1674
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 28, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 19, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1681
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 28, 2019 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S1681
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

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S1681 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7289
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §458-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7556
2015-2016: S2253, A3574
2017-2018: S7001, A8729

S1681 (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.

S1681 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1681 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1681

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 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:

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

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