senate Bill S2570

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides additional tax exemptions for two qualified veterans living in the same household

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

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S2570 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5370
2011-2012: S3812
2013-2014: S3355
2015-2016: S2025
2017-2018: S3336

S2570 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional tax exemptions on qualifying residential real property where two or more qualified veterans live in the same household.

S2570 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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