S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6999--B Cal. No. 832 I N S E N A T E April 20, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first report, amended on first report, ordered to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote recon- sidered, restored to third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT to authorize Muslims on Long Island, Inc. to retroactively apply for real property tax exemptions for certain properties in Bethpage, town of Oyster Bay, county of Nassau THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 1 Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, 2 the assessor of the county of Nassau is hereby authorized to accept from 3 Muslims on Long Island, Inc. applications or renewal applications for 4 exemptions from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the 5 real property tax law for part of the 2010-2011 assessment roll with 6 respect to a portion of the 2011 general taxes and for the 2011-2012 7 assessment roll, with respect to a portion of the 2011-2012 school taxes 8 and the 2012 general taxes for the parcel owned by such not-for-profit 9 corporation which is located at 300 Central Avenue, Bethpage, in the 10 town of Oyster Bay, county of Nassau, otherwise known as on the Nassau 11 county land and tax map as section 46, block 112, lot 9. If accepted, 12 the applications or renewal applications shall be reviewed as if they 13 had been received on or before the taxable status date established for 14 such roll. 15 If satisfied that such not-for-profit organization would otherwise be 16 entitled to such exemptions if such not-for-profit organization had 17 filed applications or renewal applications for exemptions by the appro- 18 priate taxable status date, the assessor, upon approval by the Nassau 19 county legislature, may make appropriate correction to the subject roll. 20 If such exemptions are granted and such organization, therefore, shall EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15432-05-2 S. 6999--B 2 1 have paid any taxes with respect to the subject roll, the applicable 2 governing body or tax department may, in its sole discretion, provide 3 for the refund of those taxes paid and cancel those taxes, fines, penal- 4 ties, liens, or interest remaining unpaid. 5 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.