assembly Bill A3956A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the amount of income property owners may earn for the purpose of eligibility for the property tax exemption for persons over sixty-five years of age and persons with disabilities and limited income

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Current Bill Status Via S3085 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.395
substituted for a3956a
May 24, 2022 substituted by s3085a
rules report cal.395
reported
May 23, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 09, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 28, 2022 print number 3956a
Apr 28, 2022 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 05, 2022 referred to aging
Jan 29, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Aging committee Vote

S3085A
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0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

excused (1)

Feb 9, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S3085
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

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A3956 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3085
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467 & 459-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10335, S7859
2017-2018: A10297, S772
2019-2020: A3149, S5557

A3956 - Summary

Increases the amount of income property owners may earn for the purpose of eligibility for the property tax exemption for persons over sixty-five years of age and persons with disabilities and limited income.

A3956 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3956
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ABINANTI, ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to increasing the
   amount of income property owners may earn for the purpose of eligibil-
   ity for the property tax exemption for persons sixty-five years of age
   or over and for persons with disabilities and limited income
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 467 of the real
 property tax law, as separately amended by chapters 131 and 279  of  the
 laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   (a) if the income of the owner or the combined income of the owners of
 the  property  for the income tax year immediately preceding the date of
 making application for exemption  exceeds  the  sum  of  three  thousand
 dollars, or such other sum not less than three thousand dollars nor more
 than twenty-six thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand six,
 twenty-seven  thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand seven,
 twenty-eight thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand  eight,
 twenty-nine  thousand  dollars  beginning July first, two thousand nine,
 FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS BEGINNING JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE,
 and  in  a  city with a population of one million or more fifty thousand
 dollars beginning July first, two thousand seventeen, as may be provided
 by the local law, ordinance  or  resolution  adopted  pursuant  to  this
 section.  Income  tax  year shall mean the twelve month period for which
 the owner or owners filed a federal personal income tax return, or if no
 such return is filed, the calendar year. Where title is vested in either
 the husband or the wife, their combined income may not exceed such  sum,
 except  where  the  husband  or wife, or ex-husband or ex-wife is absent
 from the property as provided in subparagraph (ii) of paragraph  (d)  of
 this subdivision, then only the income of the spouse or ex-spouse resid-
 ing  on  the  property  shall be considered and may not exceed such sum.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A3956A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3085
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467 & 459-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10335, S7859
2017-2018: A10297, S772
2019-2020: A3149, S5557

A3956A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the amount of income property owners may earn for the purpose of eligibility for the property tax exemption for persons over sixty-five years of age and persons with disabilities and limited income.

A3956A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3956--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, ZEBROWSKI, PAULIN, STERN -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Aging -- recommitted to the Committee
   on Aging in accordance with Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to increasing the
   amount of income property owners may earn for the purpose of eligibil-
   ity for the property tax exemption for persons sixty-five years of age
   or over and for persons with disabilities and limited income
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 467 of  the  real
 property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 558 of the laws of 2021, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) if the income of the owner or the combined income of the owners of
 the property for the income tax year immediately preceding the  date  of
 making  application  for  exemption  exceeds  the  sum of three thousand
 dollars, or such other sum not less than three thousand dollars nor more
 than twenty-six thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand six,
 twenty-seven thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand  seven,
 twenty-eight  thousand dollars beginning July first, two thousand eight,
 twenty-nine thousand dollars beginning July first,  two  thousand  nine,
 FIFTY  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO,
 and in a city with a population of one million or  more  fifty  thousand
 dollars beginning July first, two thousand seventeen, as may be provided
 by  the  local  law,  ordinance  or  resolution adopted pursuant to this
 section. Where the taxable status date is on or before April fourteenth,
 income tax year shall mean the twelve-month period for which  the  owner
 or owners filed a federal personal income tax return for the year before
 the  income  tax  year immediately preceding the date of application and
 where the taxable status date is on or after April fifteenth, income tax
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01417-03-2