senate Bill S6452

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits special districts to adopt local laws providing for an exemption for improvements to residential real property for facilitating accessibility of such property to a physically disabled owner

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Current Bill Status Via A5137 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1835
substituted for s6452
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by a5137a
ordered to third reading cal.1835
Jun 11, 2019 referred to rules

S6452 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5137
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §459, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8219, A10335

S6452 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits special districts to adopt local laws providing for an exemption for improvements to residential real property for the purpose of facilitating accessibility of such property to a physically disabled owner.

S6452 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6452 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6452

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law,  in  relation  to  permitting
  special  districts to adopt a local law providing for an exemption for
  improvements to residential real property for the purpose  of  facili-
  tating accessibility of such property to a physically disabled owner

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 459 of  the  real  property
tax  law,  as added by chapter 200 of the laws of 1983, subdivision 3 as
further amended by subdivision (b) of section 1 of part W of chapter  56
of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows:
  1.  After a public hearing, the governing body of a county, city, town
or village may adopt a  local  law  or  a  school  district  OR  SPECIAL
DISTRICT  may adopt a resolution, providing for an exemption pursuant to
the provisions of this section. Such local law or resolution may provide
that an improvement to any real property  used  solely  for  residential
purposes  as  a  one, two or three family residence shall be exempt from
taxation to the extent of any increase in  value  attributable  to  such
improvement  if such improvement is used for the purpose of facilitating
and accommodating the use and accessibility of such real property by (a)
a resident owner of the real property who is physically disabled, or (b)
a member of the resident owner's household who is  physically  disabled,
if  such member resides in the real property.  A local law or resolution
adopted pursuant to this section may provide that  the  exemption  shall
apply  to  improvements  constructed prior to the effective date of such
local law or resolution.
  3. Such exemption shall be granted only upon application by the  owner
or  all of the owners of the real property on a form prescribed and made
available by the commissioner. The applicant shall furnish such informa-
tion as the commissioner shall require. The application shall  be  filed

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

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