Bill Text: NY A03350 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Grants municipalities the authority to provide real property tax exemptions for certain cold war veterans.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-7)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-08 - referred to real property taxation [A03350 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03350-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 29, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, L. ROSENTHAL, RAIA, SANTA-
          M. G. MILLER,  GALEF  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, LALOR,
          PALMESANO, RA, RIVERA, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Real Property Taxation
        AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting muni-
          cipalities the authority to provide real property tax  exemptions  for
          certain cold war veterans
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 458-b of the real property tax law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
     3    9. A county, city, town, or village may adopt a local law to include a
     4  male  or  female veteran who served under the federal Reserve Forces Act
     5  of 1955, Public Law 305, 84th Congress (69 Stat. 598)  during  the  Cold
     6  War  period  within  the definition of "cold war veteran" as provided in
     7  paragraph (a) of subdivision one of  this  section  provided  that  such
     8  veterans  meet  all  other  qualifications  under the provisions of this
     9  section.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to assess-
    11  ment rolls on the basis of taxable status dates occurring  on  or  after
    12  the  second  day  of  January next succeeding the date on which this act
    13  shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.