Authorizes 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, county of Rockland.
Ayes (6): Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Valesky, Thompson, Johnson C, Little
Nays (1): Bonacic
Excused (1): Morahan
Ayes (57): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Aubertine, Breslin, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espada, Farley, Flanagan, Foley, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson C, Johnson O, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, LaValle, Leibell, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, Onorato, Oppenheimer, Padavan, Parker, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Schneiderman, Serrano, Seward, Smith, Squadron, Stachowski, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Thompson, Valesky, Volker, Winner, Young
Nays (2): Bonacic, Larkin
Excused (2): Morahan, Skelos
TITLE OF BILL: An act 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, county of Rockland
PURPOSE: Authorizes 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 on Route 17.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 allows the assessor of the town of Ramapo to accept an application from exemption for real property taxes from the town of Ramapo
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would allow for a retroactive real property tax exemption for a property owned by the town of Ramapo requested by the town.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009 - New Bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5906 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 18, 2009 ___________Introduced by Sen. MORAHAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT 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, 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 2006 assessment roll, for the parcel owned by such town, which is located in the town of Ramapo at Route 17, otherwise known as: section 39.17, block 1, lot 5. 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 corporation: (i) acquired title to the property for which it seeks exemption and (ii) would otherwise be entitled to such exemption if such town had filed an application for exemption by the applicable deadline for filing such applications, the assessor, upon approval by the town board of town of Ramapo, may grant exemption from all taxation beginning with the date of acquisition of the property by such town and make appropriate 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. LBD11118-03-9