Bill A1801-2011

Allows N.Y. city to provide tax and rent relief to senior citizens based on the metered use of water in a dwelling unit

Allows a city of one million or more to provide tax and rent relief to senior citizens based on the metered use of water in a dwelling unit.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: referred to aging
  • Jan 12, 2011: referred to aging

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1801 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY January 12, 2011 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to senior citizen water rate relief THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 467 of the real property tax law is amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows: (E) IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE AMENDED OR A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION MAY BE ADOPTED TO PROVIDE THAT THE EXEMPTION SHALL BE COMPUTED TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT ANY FEE OR ASSESSMENT PAID TO SUCH CITY BASED ON THE METERED USE OF WATER ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH REAL PROPERTY. S 2. Section 467-b of the real property tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows: 10. IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE AMENDED OR A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION MAY BE ADOPTED TO PROVIDE THAT AMOUNT OF REAL PROPERTY TAX ON WHICH THE TAX ABATEMENT IS CALCULATED SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE AMOUNT PAID TO SUCH CITY BASED ON THE METERED USE OF WATER ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH PROPERTY. S 3. Section 467-c of the real property tax law is amended by adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows: 13. IN A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, ANY LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION ADOPTED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE AMENDED OR A LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION MAY BE ADOPTED TO PROVIDE THAT THE RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION/TAX ABATEMENT SHALL BE COMPUTED TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT ANY FEE OR ASSESSMENT PAID TO SUCH CITY BASED ON THE METERED USE OF WATER ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH REAL PROPERTY.
S 4. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law, provided that the amendments to section 467-b of the real property tax law made by section two of this act shall expire on the same date as such section expires pursuant to section 17 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, as amended.

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