senate Bill S3728

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Sets forth the manner by which an owner of real property in the town of Southampton which is bisected by a school district boundary shall pay school taxes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
Feb 13, 2019 referred to local government

S3728 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5521
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §561, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1622, A4293
2011-2012: S826, A520
2013-2014: S768, A72
2015-2016: S314, A98
2017-2018: S1598, A936

S3728 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Sets forth the manner by which an owner of real property in the town of Southampton, county of Suffolk, which is bisected by a school district boundary shall pay real property school taxes.

S3728 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3728 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 3728                                                  A. 5521

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 13, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Real Property Taxation

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the payment of
  school taxes by owners of bisected real property in the town of South-
  ampton, county of Suffolk

  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 561 to read as follows:
  § 561. BISECTED REAL PROPERTY. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION
OF  LAW,  ANY PERSON WHO IS AN OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THE
TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WHICH IS BISECTED BY  A  BOUNDARY
SEPARATING  TWO SCHOOLS AND IS THE PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF SUCH OWNER SHALL
PAY THE REAL PROPERTY SCHOOL TAX LIABILITY ASSESSED TO SUCH PROPERTY  TO
ONE OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICTS AS DESIGNATED BY SUCH OWNER AT THE TAX RATE
EMPLOYED  BY  SUCH  SCHOOL DISTRICT.   SUCH OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY SHALL
DESIGNATE THE SCHOOL  DISTRICT  TO  WHICH  SUCH  TAXES  SHALL  BE  PAID,
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  IF  THERE  ARE  ANY CHILDREN RESIDING IN SUCH
PRIMARY RESIDENCE WHO ATTEND SCHOOL IN A SCHOOL DISTRICT WHOSE  BOUNDARY
BISECTS  SUCH  PROPERTY,  SUCH  OWNER SHALL PAY SUCH TAXES TO THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT WHERE SUCH CHILDREN ATTEND SCHOOL.
  2. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT WHICH IS DESIGNATED TO  RECEIVE  SCHOOL  TAXES
FROM  THE  TOWN  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION SHALL RECEIVE THE AMOUNT SUCH
DISTRICT IS ENTITLED TO BASED UPON THE PRORATION OF  THE  BISECTED  REAL
PROPERTY,  CALCULATED  AT THE TAX RATE EMPLOYED BY THE DESIGNATED SCHOOL
DISTRICT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03161-01-9

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