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File #: Int 0232-2006    Version: Name: Providing notice to residential property owners of certain real property tax exemptions.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 3/22/2006
Enactment date: 5/11/2006 Law number: 2006/009
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing notice to residential property owners of certain real property tax exemptions.
Sponsors: Hiram Monserrate, David I. Weprin, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Charles Barron, Inez E. Dickens, James F. Gennaro, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Miguel Martinez, Michael C. Nelson, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., James Sanders, Jr., Kendall Stewart, Melinda R. Katz, Tony Avella, Lewis A. Fidler, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 232 - 3/22/06, 2. Committee Report 3/24/06, 3. Hearing Transcript 3/24/06, 4. Committee Report 4/26/06, 5. Hearing Transcript 4/26/06, 6. Fiscal Impact Statement, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4/26/06, 8. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/15/2006AHiram Monserrate City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2006AHiram Monserrate Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/2006AHiram Monserrate Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006AHiram Monserrate City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006AHiram Monserrate City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006*Hiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006*Hiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006*Hiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/2006AHiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/2006*Hiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/2006*Hiram Monserrate Committee on Veterans Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/22/2006*Hiram Monserrate City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/22/2006*Hiram Monserrate City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 232-A
 
By Council Members Monserrate, Weprin, Addabbo, Dickens, Gennaro, Gentile, James, Martinez, Nelson, Recchia, Sanders, Stewart, Katz, Avella, Fidler and the Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing notice to residential property owners of certain real property tax exemptions.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Chapter 2 of title 11 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 11-245.8 to read as follows:
§11-245.8.  Notice of residential property tax exemptions.    a.  The department shall mail to the owners of all class one properties and class two residential properties held in the condominium form of ownership, notice, each year, of the availability of the following residential real property tax exemptions:
1.      the senior citizen homeowner exemption pursuant to section 11-245.3 of this chapter;
2.      the exemption for persons with disabilities pursuant to section 11-245.4 of this chapter;
3.      the alternate exemption for veterans pursuant to section four hundred fifty-eight-a of the real property tax law;
4.      the exemption for gold star parents pursuant to section 11-245.7 of thischapter;
5.      the school tax relief (STAR) exemption pursuant to section four hundred twenty-five of the real property tax law; and
6.      any other residential real property tax exemption which, in the discretion of the commissioner, should be included in such notification.
b.       The notice required pursuant to this section shall include:
1.      a brief description of each exemption program; and
2.      a phone number at the department and a website address where taxpayers can obtain additional information on the exemption programs and all necessary forms and applications.  
§2.  This local law shall take effect immediately and the department shall mail the first notice required pursuant to this section before the end of fiscal year 2007.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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