senate Bill S8267

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Doubles the STAR property tax deduction and provides a $1,000 refundable state income tax credit for qualified medical providers or first responders charged with caring for COVID-19 patients

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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May 01, 2020 referred to local government

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S8267 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L; amd §606, Tax L

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Doubles the STAR property tax deduction for qualified medical providers or first responders charged with caring for COVID-19 patients; provides a $1,000 refundable state income tax credit for qualified medical providers or first responders charged with caring for COVID-19 patients who cannot claim a STAR real property tax exemption; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8267 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8267

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  doubling  the
  STAR  property  tax deduction for qualified medical providers or first
  responders charged with caring for COVID-19 patients; to amend the tax
  law, in relation to providing a $1,000  refundable  state  income  tax
  credit  for  qualified  medical  providers or first responders charged
  with caring for COVID-19 patients who cannot claim a STAR real proper-
  ty tax exemption; and to provide for the  repeal  of  such  provisions
  upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 425 of the real property  tax  law
is amended by adding a new paragraph (m) to read as follows:
  (M)  COVID-19  QUALIFIED  MEDICAL  PROVIDER  OR  FIRST RESPONDERS STAR
AMOUNT INCREASE.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR
OF ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, FOR THE TWO  THOU-
SAND  TWENTY--TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE  SCHOOL YEAR ONLY, THE ALLOWABLE
STAR EXEMPTION UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION CLAIMED  BY  A  QUALIFIED  MEDICAL
PROVIDER  OR  FIRST RESPONDER SHALL BE DOUBLE THE AMOUNT NORMALLY CALCU-
LATED FOR SUCH CLAIMANT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.   FOR PURPOSES  OF
THIS  PARAGRAPH,  "QUALIFIED  MEDICAL PROVIDER OR FIRST RESPONDER" MEANS
ANY PHYSICIAN, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, NURSE PRACTITIONER,  NURSE,  PHARMA-
CIST,  RESPIRATORY THERAPIST, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, EMERGENCY MEDICAL
TECHNICIAN, PARAMEDIC, AMBULANCE DRIVER, FIREFIGHTER OR GENERAL EMPLOYEE
OF A HOSPITAL, NURSING HOME OR OTHER MEDICAL CARE FACILITY, CHARGED WITH
CARING FOR OR PROVIDING SERVICES WITH RESPECT  TO  AND  WHO  HAS  DIRECT
CONTACT  WITH  DIAGNOSED  COVID-19  PATIENTS IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER
EMPLOYMENT DURING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARED
BY THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ON  JANUARY  THIRTY-FIRST,
TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, UNDER SECTION 319 OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT
(42 U.S.C. 247D).  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE AND  IMPLEMENT  ALL
RULES AND REGULATIONS ESTABLISHING ELIGIBILITY AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS TO
IMPLEMENT  THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.  NOTHING IN THIS PARAGRAPH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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