|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 19, 2019||returned to assembly|
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|
senate Bill S1681
Current Bill Status Via A7289 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1681 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S1681 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To established a real property tax exemption, by local option, to severely injured members of the armed forces of the United State due to a service-connected disability who altered, installed or improved their primary residence of architectural barriers and are found fit to contin- ue military service by the physical evaluation board of such service members branch of service. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends real property tax law by adding a new section..
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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