senate Bill S8218

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to orders from the workers' compensation board as proof of disability for purposes of real property tax exemptions

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1557
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 02, 2022 referred to local government

S8218 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10395
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §459-c, RPT L

S8218 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits a claimant to submit an order determining compensation from the workers' compensation board as proof of disability for purposes of real property tax exemptions.

S8218 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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