Authorizes the town of Ramapo to accept an application for real property tax exemption from the Iglesia Segunda Nueva Jerusalen in the village of Suffern, town of Ramapo, county of Rockland.
Ayes (7): Martins, Ball, Little, McDonald, Ritchie, Stewart-Cousins, Klein
Excused (1): Oppenheimer
Ayes (55): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (4): Bonacic, Dilan, Larkin, O'Mara
Excused (2): Maziarz, Oppenheimer
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the Iglesia Segunda Nueva Jerusalen to retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for certain property in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To authorize the town of Ramapo to grant a real property tax exemption to Iglesia segunda Nueva Jerusalen for payment of real property taxes in connection with the 2009 assessment roll.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. This bill would authorize the assessor of the town of Ramapo to accept an application from Iglesia Segunda Nueva Jerusalen for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to Section 420-a of the Real Property Tax Law for the 2008 and 2009 assessment roll.
EXISTING LAW: New Bill.
JUSTIFICATION: The Town Board has asked the state legislature to pass legislation allowing the town to grand Iglesia segunda Nueva Jerusalen the tax exemption.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4328 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 29, 2011 ___________Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to authorize the Iglesia Segunda Nueva Jerusalen to retroactively apply for a real property tax exemption for certain property in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the assessor of the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland, is hereby authorized to accept from the Iglesia Segunda Nueva Jerusalen an appli- cation or renewal application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law for the 2009 assessment rolls, for the parcel owned by such not-for-profit church which is located at 18 Boulevard, village of Suffern in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland, otherwise known as Rockland county tax map, section 54.52, block 1, lot 73. If accepted, the application or renewal application shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the taxable status date established for such rolls. If satisfied that such not-for-profit organization would otherwise be entitled to such exemption if such not-for-profit organization had filed an application or renewal application for exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the assessor, upon approval by the Ramapo town board, may make appropriate correction to the subject rolls. If such exemption is granted and such organization, therefore, shall have paid any tax with respect to the subject rolls, the applicable governing body or tax department may, in its sole discretion, provide for the refund of those taxes paid and cancel those taxes, fines, penalties, liens, or interest remaining unpaid. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10470-01-1