|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2022||referred to real property taxation|
delivered to assembly
|May 25, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.1557|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 02, 2022||referred to local government|
senate Bill S8218
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8218 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8218 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8218 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to tax exemptions for persons with disabilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To include workers compensation certifications of disability as proof of disability for disabled homeowners property tax exemption programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends paragraph (b) of subdivision two of section 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law to include workers compensation award letters for either total or partial permanent disability in the list of docu- ments which may be used to prove disability for applicants of disabled homeowners exemption programs. Section two sets the effective date.
S8218 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8218 I N S E N A T E February 2, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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 tax exemptions for persons with disabilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) and the closing paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 459-c of the real property tax law, as amended by chapter 265 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows: (b) a person with a disability is one who has a physical or mental impairment, not due to current use of alcohol or illegal drug use, which substantially limits such person's ability to engage in one or more major life activities, such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning and work- ing, and who (i) is certified to receive social security disability insurance (SSDI) or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits under the federal Social Security Act, or (ii) is certified to receive Rail- road Retirement Disability benefits under the federal railroad Retire- ment Act, or (iii) has received a certificate from the state commission for the blind stating that such person is legally blind, or (iv) is certified to receive a United States Postal Service disability pension, or (v) is certified to receive a United States department of veterans affairs disability pension pursuant to 38 U.S.C. §1521, OR (VI) HAS RECEIVED AN ORDER FROM THE CHAIR OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWO OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW DETERMINING AN AWARD FOR COMPENSATION FOR PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIFTEEN OF THE WORKERS' COMPEN- SATION LAW, OR OF PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SUCH SECTION FIFTEEN. An award letter from the Social Security Administration or the Rail- road Retirement Board, or a certificate from the state commission for the blind, or an award letter from the United States Postal Service, or an award letter from the United States department of veterans affairs, OR AN ORDER OF DETERMINATION OF AN AWARD FOR COMPENSATION FOR PERMANENT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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