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AB 7347 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     April 24, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  FITZPATRICK -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Real Property Taxation
        AN ACT to amend the real property  tax  law,  in  relation  to  granting
          partial  exemption  from  real  property  taxation  to persons who are
          totally and permanently disabled

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 467 of the real
     2  property tax law, as amended by chapter 348 of  the  laws  of  2007,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a)  Real  property  owned  by  one  or  more persons, each of whom is
     5  sixty-five years of age or over, or real property owned by  husband  and
     6  wife  or  by siblings, one of whom is sixty-five years of age or over or
     7  totally and permanently disabled, or real property owned by one or  more
     8  persons,  some of whom qualify under this section and the others of whom
     9  qualify under section four hundred fifty-nine-c of this title, shall  be
    10  exempt  from  taxation  by any municipal corporation in which located to
    11  the extent of fifty  per  centum  of  the  assessed  valuation  thereof,
    12  provided the governing board of such municipality, after public hearing,
    13  adopts  a  local  law, ordinance or resolution providing [therefor] that
    14  such exemption shall be granted to either those sixty-five years of  age
    15  or  over, or to those totally and permanently disabled, or to both cate-
    16  gories. For the purposes of this section, sibling shall mean  a  brother
    17  or  a  sister,  whether  related  through  half  blood,  whole  blood or
    18  adoption.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    20  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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