senate Bill S6315

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows the immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty to qualify for the alternate veterans exception

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


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Apr 21, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S6315 (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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5008
2019-2020: S1162

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty to qualify for the alternate veterans exemption.

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6315 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6315
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  allowing  the
   immediate family of a member of the armed forces killed in active duty
   to qualify for the alternate veterans exemption
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 458-a of  the  real  property  tax
 law,  as  added  by chapter 326 of the laws of 2000 and paragraph (b) as
 amended by chapter 518 of the laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   7.  (a)  As  used  in  this  subdivision,  "Gold Star [Parent"] FAMILY
 MEMBER" shall mean the parent, SPOUSE, CHILD OR  SIBLING  of  a  [child]
 PERSON  who  died in the line of duty while serving in the United States
 armed forces during a period of war.
   (b) A county, city, town, village or school district may adopt a local
 law to include a Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER within the  definition
 of "qualified owner", as provided in paragraph (c) of subdivision one of
 this  section,  and  to  include  property owned by a Gold Star [Parent]
 FAMILY MEMBER within the  definition  of  "qualifying  residential  real
 property"  as  provided  in  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision one of this
 section, provided that such property shall be the primary  residence  of
 the Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER.
   (c) The additional exemption provided for in paragraph (c) of subdivi-
 sion  two  of  this  section shall not apply to real property owned by a
 Gold Star [Parent] FAMILY MEMBER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11019-01-1

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