|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 14, 2019||referred to veterans' affairs|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 26, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.340|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2570
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2570 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2570 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2570 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household PURPOSE: To allow for an additional real property tax exemption when two quali- fied veterans reside in the same household for the alternative veterans' exemptions. EXISTING LAW: RPT law Section 458a subsection 2a provides a real property exemption for veterans up to 15% of the assessed value of such property, provided, that such exemption shall not exceed $12,000 or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate. RPT law section 458a subsection 2h provides an additional exemption of
S2570 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2570 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, ADDABBO, COMRIE, SAVINO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985 and paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2004, are amended to read as follows: (a) (I) Qualifying residential real property shall be exempt from taxation to the extent of fifteen percent of the assessed value of such property; provided, however, that such exemption shall not exceed twelve thousand dollars or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit, or in the case of a special assessing unit, the latest class ratio, whichever is less. (II) IN ADDITION TO THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, WHERE MORE THAN ONE VETERAN, QUALIFYING UNDER THIS SECTION, LIVES IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD, QUALIFYING RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY ALSO SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION TO THE EXTENT OF SEVEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION SHALL NOT EXCEED SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS OR THE PRODUCT OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE EQUALIZA- TION RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT, OR IN THE CASE OF A SPECIAL ASSESSING UNIT, THE LATEST CLASS RATIO, WHICHEVER IS LESS. (b) (I) In addition to the exemption provided by paragraph (a) of this subdivision, where the veteran served in a combat theatre or combat zone of operations, as documented by the award of a United States campaign EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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