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A06839 Summary:

BILL NOA06839
 
SAME ASSAME AS S06342
 
SPONSORPheffer Amato
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 458, RPT L
 
Establishes a real property tax exemption for the primary residence of veterans with a 100 percent service connected disability.
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A06839 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A6839
 
SPONSOR: Pheffer Amato
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a real property tax exemption for veterans who have a one hundred percent service connected disability   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a real property tax exemption for veterans with a 100 percent service connected disability   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amend the real property tax law by adding a new subdivision which would mandate an exemption from all taxes imposed upon disabled veterans and his or her spouse, with a one hundred percent service connected disabil- ity.   JUSTIFICATION: Disabilities that are obtained while serving can leave veterans unable to work and provide for their families. Veterans with a one hundred percent service connected disability deserve to have their financial strain lowered. This tax exemption is necessary to increase the quality of life for those who sacrificed their lives to protect our country.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: To be determined.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately, and shall apply to assessment rolls prepared on and after January 1, 2019
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A06839 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6839
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 21, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. PHEFFER AMATO -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Real Property Taxation
 
        AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to establishing a
          real property tax exemption  for  veterans  who  have  a  one  hundred
          percent service connected disability

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 458 of the real property  tax  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
     3    3-a.  Real  property owned by a disabled veteran who has a one hundred
     4  percent service connected disability, and his or her spouse, and consti-
     5  tuting the primary residence of  such  persons  shall  be  deemed  fully
     6  exempt  from  all taxes imposed upon such property by a municipal corpo-
     7  ration.
     8    § 2. This act shall  take  effect  immediately,  and  shall  apply  to
     9  assessment rolls prepared on and after January 1, 2019.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10810-01-9
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