This local law would establish that military personnel who reserved in the Reserve Components of the United States Armed Forces during Operation Graphic Hand would qualify for the Alternative Veterans Exemption.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 840
By Council Member Grodenchik
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the inclusion of certain reservists for purposes of eligibility for the alternative exemption for veterans
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 11-245.76 to read as follows:
§11-245.76 Alternative exemption for veterans; veterans of Operation Graphic Hand. Pursuant to subdivision ten of section four hundred fifty-eight-a of the real property tax law, the city hereby includes those military personnel who served in the Reserve component of the United States Armed Forces that were deemed on active duty under Executive Order 11519 signed March 23, 1970 and published on page 5003 of volume 35 of the Federal Register, dated March 24, 1970, and later designated by the United States Department of Defense as Operation Graphic Hand within the definition of “qualified owner” as provided in paragraph (c) of subdivision one of such section, and includes property owned by such military personnel within the definition of “qualifying residential real property” as provided in paragraph (d) of subdivision one of such section, provided that such property is the individual’s primary residence.
§2. This local law takes effect immediately.