senate Bill S1953

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the discretion of localities in granting exemptions for certain organizations; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Jan 16, 2021 referred to local government

S1953 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§420-a, 420-b, 432, 490 & 492, rpld §430, RPT L; amd §25-309, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4868
2011-2012: S2815
2013-2014: S1877
2015-2016: S1377
2017-2018: S992
2019-2020: S2607

S1953 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the discretion of localities in granting real property tax exemptions to real property owned by a corporation or association which is organized exclusively for purposes related to the moral or mental improvement of men, women or children.

S1953 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1953 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1953
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 and the administrative code of
   the city of New York, in relation to the discretion of  localities  in
   granting  exemptions  for  certain organizations and to repeal certain
   provisions of the real property tax law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 420-a of the real
 property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 920 of the laws of 1981, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) Real property owned by a corporation or association  organized  or
 conducted  exclusively for religious, charitable, hospital, educational,
 [or moral or mental improvement of men, women or children purposes,]  or
 for  two  or  more  such purposes, and used exclusively for carrying out
 thereupon one or more of such purposes either by the owning  corporation
 or  association or by another such corporation or association as herein-
 after provided shall  be  exempt  from  taxation  as  provided  in  this
 section.
   § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 420-b of the real prop-
 erty tax law, as added by chapter 919 of the laws of 1981, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (a)  (I)  Real property owned by a corporation or association which is
 organized exclusively for  PURPOSES  RELATED  TO  THE  MORAL  OR  MENTAL
 IMPROVEMENT OF MEN, WOMEN, OR CHILDREN, OR FOR bible, tract, benevolent,
 missionary,  infirmary,  public  playground,  scientific,  literary, bar
 association, medical society, library, patriotic or historical purposes,
 for the development of good sportsmanship for persons under the  age  of
 eighteen years through the conduct of supervised athletic games, for the
 enforcement  of laws relating to children or animals, or for two or more
 such purposes, and used exclusively for carrying out  thereupon  one  or

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

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