senate Bill S1779

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to defining "period of war" for the alternative veterans' exemption

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 26, 2021 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1189
May 03, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S1779
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S1779
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

Co-Sponsors

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S1779 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1676

S1779 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining "period of war" for the alternative veterans' exemption; includes more recent hostilities in the definition of "period of war".

S1779 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1779 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1779
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  BIAGGI,  BOYLE, PERSAUD, SAVINO -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property tax law, in relation to defining
   "period of war" for the alternative veterans' exemption

   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 458-a of the real
 property  tax  law,  as  amended  by chapter 179 of the laws of 2006, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) "Period of war" means the Spanish-American war; the Mexican border
 period; World War I; World War II; the hostilities, known as the  Korean
 war,  which  commenced  June  twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred fifty and
 terminated on January thirty-first,  nineteen  hundred  fifty-five;  the
 hostilities,  known as the Vietnam war, which commenced February twenty-
 eighth, nineteen hundred sixty-one and terminated on May seventh,  nine-
 teen  hundred  seventy-five; [and] the hostilities, known as the Persian
 Gulf  conflict,  which  commenced  August   second,   nineteen   hundred
 ninety[.]; THE HOSTILITIES PARTICIPATED IN BY THE MILITARY FORCES OF THE
 UNITED  STATES  IN  THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM FROM SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH,
 TWO THOUSAND ONE THROUGH THE END OF SUCH HOSTILITIES;  AND  THE  HOSTIL-
 ITIES  PARTICIPATED  IN  BY  THE MILITARY FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES IN
 NATO RELATED COMBAT THEATERS IN SOMALIA FROM  AUGUST,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED
 NINETY-TWO THROUGH MARCH, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR, BOSNIA IN DECEM-
 BER,  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-FIVE THROUGH NOVEMBER, TWO THOUSAND FOUR
 AND KOSOVO IN APRIL, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-NINE THROUGH JUNE, NINETEEN
 HUNDRED NINETY-NINE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03355-01-1

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