assembly Bill A3969

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to veteran real property tax exemptions and state funding to localities that grant such exemptions

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Jan 29, 2021 referred to veterans' affairs

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A3969 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3982
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, add §1306-b, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9867
2015-2016: A966, S1699
2017-2018: A2696, S786
2019-2020: A1586, S6700

A3969 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that real property tax exemptions authorized by school districts to eligible veterans do not shift taxes to other school district taxpayers or reduce school revenue.

A3969 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3969
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI,  ZEBROWSKI, GUNTHER, SANTABARBARA,
   LUPARDO, STECK, BARRETT, WALLACE -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Veterans' Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to veteran alter-
   native tax exemptions

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 458-a of the real property tax law  is  amended  by
 adding two new subdivisions 11 and 12 to read as follows:
   11.  THE  ASSESSED  VALUE  OF  ANY  EXEMPTION GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS
 SECTION SHALL BE ENTERED BY THE ASSESSOR ON THE ASSESSMENT ROLL WITH THE
 TAXABLE PROPERTY, WITH THE AMOUNT OF THE EXEMPTION ENTERED IN A SEPARATE
 COLUMN.
   12. THE EXEMPTION AUTHORIZED BY THIS SECTION  SHALL  HAVE  THE  EFFECT
 SPECIFIED  IN  SECTION  THIRTEEN  HUNDRED  SIX-B  OF  THIS  CHAPTER. THE
 EXEMPTION SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING STATE AID  TO  EDUCA-
 TION  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW,
 WHEN DETERMINING SCHOOL DISTRICT  DEBT  LIMITS  PURSUANT  TO  LAW,  WHEN
 DETERMINING THE AMOUNT OF TAXES TO BE LEVIED BY OR ON BEHALF OF A SCHOOL
 DISTRICT,  WHEN CALCULATING TAX RATES FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHEN APPOR-
 TIONING TAXES BETWEEN OR AMONG SCHOOL DISTRICTS, WHEN APPORTIONING TAXES
 AMONG CLASSES IN A SPECIAL ASSESSING UNIT UNDER ARTICLE EIGHTEEN OF THIS
 CHAPTER, OR WHEN APPORTIONING  TAXES  BETWEEN  CLASSES  IN  AN  APPROVED
 ASSESSING UNIT UNDER ARTICLE NINETEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
   §  2.  The  real  property  tax law is amended by adding a new section
 1306-b to read as follows:
   § 1306-B.   EFFECT  OF  VETERANS  ALTERNATIVE  EXEMPTION  UPON  SCHOOL
 DISTRICT TAXES; STATE AID. 1. LEVY OF TAXES; DETERMINATION OF TAXES DUE.
 THE AMOUNT OF TAXES TO BE LEVIED FOR ANY SCHOOL YEAR SHALL BE DETERMINED
 WITHOUT  REGARD  TO  THE FACT THAT STATE AID WILL BE PAYABLE PURSUANT TO
 THIS SECTION. IN ADDITION, THE TAX RATE FOR ANY  SCHOOL  YEAR  SHALL  BE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.