Authorizes the town of Ramapo to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain parcels of land located in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland.
Ayes (52): Addabbo, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gipson, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Lanza, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Brien, Parker, Peralta, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Robach, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (10): Adams, Avella, Gianaris, Hassell-Thomps, Krueger, Larkin, O'Mara, Perkins, Rivera, Sanders
Excused (1): Squadron
TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the town of Ramapo to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain parcels of land located in the town of Ramapo, county of Rockland
PURPOSE: To authorize the town of Ramapo to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for a certain parcel of land located in the town of Ramapo, Rockland county.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 would authorize the assessor of the Town of Ramapo, Rockland County, to accept an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 406 of the Real Property Tax Law for the 2009 assessment roll for a parcel at 982 Route 45 in the town of Ramapo.
Section 2 provides the effective date.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would allow for a retroactive real property tax exemption for a parcel owned by the Town of Ramapo, as requested by the Town.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.6600-A of 2012.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to state.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4634 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 16, 2013 ___________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 town of Ramapo to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain parcels of land located 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, is hereby authorized to accept from the town of Ramapo, an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 406 of the real property tax law for the 2009 assessment roll, for the parcels owned by such town, which are located in the town of Ramapo at 982 Route 45, otherwise known as: section 33.15, block 1, lots 5 and 10. If accepted, such application shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the applicable deadline for filing such applications established for such roll. If satisfied that such town: (i) acquired title to the property for which it seeks exemption and (ii) would otherwise be entitled to such exemption if such town had acquired such property by the appropriate taxable status date, the assessor, upon approval by the town board of the town of Ramapo, may grant exemption from all taxation beginning with the date of acquisition of the property by such town and make appropri- ate correction to the subject roll. If exemption is granted and such town therefore shall have paid any tax with respect to the subject roll, the governing body or tax department may, in its sole discretion, provide for the refund of those taxes paid and cancel taxes, fines, penalties 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. LBD00355-01-3