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LL 10 Amend Ch. 155 Taxation add New Article Exemption Gold Star Parents STATE OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF STATE ONE COMMERCE PLAZA DAVID A. PATERSON 99 WASHINGTON AVENUE LORRAINE A. CORTts-VAZQUEZ GOVERNOR ALBANY, NY 12231-0001 SECRETARY OF STATE January 20, 2009 Darleen M Dougher Town Clerk Town Office Building Z"""'spl, 742 Bay Rd Queensbury NY 12804 X SOFFICE RE: Town of Queensbury, Local Law No. 9, 10 11 & 12, 2008, filed on January 6, 2009 Dear Sir/Madam: The above referenced material was received and filed by this office as indicated. Additional local law filing forms can be obtained from our website, www.dos.state.ny.us/corr)/misc.html. Sincerely, Linda Lasch Principal Clerk State Records and Law Bureau (518) 474-2755 WWW.DOS.STATE.NY.US E-MAIL:INFO@DOS.STATE.NY.US Local Law Filing NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41 STATE STREET,ALBANY,NY 12231 (Use this form to file a local law with the Secretary of State.) Text of law should be given as amended. 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OMW Mq Queensbury Townof---------------------------------------------------------------- V111iWe Local Law No------10---------------------------- of the year _ 2008 A local law_to_Amend Queensbury Town Code Chapter 155 "Taxation" to - - --------------------------------------------------- u,...Kruin -------------------------- ------ Add- a New Article IV, ,Exemption for Gold Star Parents" ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Be It enacted by the --------------TICBM-Boar-d---------------------------------------------------------- of the (Nave oJLgidrtive Beryl of__Tgwn-of_Queensbury---------------- ___----__ - ----- as follows: Town -------- - ------------- -- - Section 1. The purpose of this law is to grant a real property tax exemption to a Gold Star Parent as such term is defined herein, in accordance with New York State Real Property Tax Law §458-a(7) to recognize the sacrifices made by parents of men and women who have died in the line of duty while serving in the armed forces during a period of war by extending the real property tax exemptions granted to veterans by New York State Real Property Tax Law §458-a to Gold Star Parents. This Local Law is adopted in accordance with New York State Municipal Home Rule Law Article 2, §10. Section 2. Chapter 155 of the Queensbury Town Code entitled "Taxation," is hereby amended to add a new Article IV thereof entitled"Exemption for Gold Star Parents," as follows: ARTICLE IV Exemption for Gold Star Parents. The purpose of this Article is to grant a real property tax exemption to a Gold Star Parent as such term is provided herein in accordance with New York State Real Property Tax Law §458-a(7). § 155-12. Exemptions granted. (If additional space is needed,attach pages the same size as this sheet, and number each.) * I In accordance with New York State Real Property Tax Law §458-(7), the Queensbury Town Board hereby expands the definition of"qualified owner" contained in Real Property Tax Law §458-a to include a parent or parents of a child who died in the line of duty while serving in the United States Armed Forces during a period of war (hereinafter "Gold Star Parent") and hereby expands the definition of"qualifying residential real property" contained in Real Property Tax Law §458-a to include property owned by a Gold Star Parent provided the same shall be the primary residence of the Gold Star Parent. The provisions of Real Property Tax Law §458-a shall be applicable to real property tax exemptions for Gold Star Parents. Section 4. Severability - The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph or provision of this Local Law shall not invalidate any other clause, sentence, paragraph or part thereof. Section 5. Repealer - All Local Laws or ordinances or parts of Local Laws or ordinances in conflict with any part of this Local law are hereby repealed. Section 6. Effective Date - This Local Law shall take effect upon filing in the office of the New York State Secretary of State or as otherwise provided by law. (2) (Complete the certification in the paragraph that applies to the filing of this local law and strike out that which is not applicable.) (Final adoption by local legislative body only.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. ----------------------------------- of 20-.48 f the �� own of---- --- - - ------_--_ _ __--- was duly passed by the -------=Frwr --$v&r=4------------------ on---I-2{1­5�--_- 20.0S in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. aac o/Legislative Body) (Passage by local legislative body with approval,no disapproval or repassage after disapproval by the Elective Chief Executive Officer*.) i hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. _-_------------------------------- of 20_----- i f the(CountyXCity)(Town)(Village)of---------------------------------------------------------- ------ was duly passed by the --------------------------------------------- on ------------------ 20--=,and was(approvedXnot approved)(repassed after awe of Legislative Body) isapprovaI)by the------------------=------------------------------- and was deemed duly adopted on --------:--------- 20----, (Ekaive chief Exeareive ogee,*) accordance with the applicable provisions of law. (Final adoption by referendum.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No.-----------------------------------.of 20------ f the(CountyXCity)(lbwn)(Village)of---------------------------------------------------------------- was duly passed by the ------------------------------------------------- on------------------ 20----,and was(approved)(not approvedXrepassed after am vfLegisWm Bads) isapproval)by the------------------------------------------------- on------------------- 20----. Such local law was submitted (Ekc ive Chief Executive Offica-) the people by reason of a (mandatory)(permissive)referendum,and received the affirmative vote of a majority of ie qualified electors voting thereon at the(generalXspecialXannual).election held on------------------ 24--- ,in :cordance with the applicable provisions of law. (Subject to permissive referendum and final adoption because no valid petition was filed requesting. referendum.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No.----------------------------------- of 20__---- f the(CountyXCity)(Town)(Village)of----------------------------------------------------------------- was duly passed by the ------------------------------------------------- on------------------ 20----,and was(approved)(not approvedXrepassed after ame of Legislative Body) isapproval)by the-------------------------------------------------- qn------------------ 20--- . Such local law was subject to (Ekcdve Chief Exeaaive OJ/rea•') ermissive referendum and no valid petition requesting such referendum-was filed as of------------------ 24_-- ,in =rdance with the applicable provisions of law. Elective Chief Executive Officer means or includes the chief executive officer of a county elected on a county- (City local lava concerning Charter revision proposed by petition.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No. -----=----------------------------- of 20------ f the City of---------------------------------------------having been submitted to referendum pursuant to the provisions-of ection(35x37)of the Municipal Home Rule Law,and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the ualified electors of such city voting thereon at the(special)(general)election-held on-------------------20---, ecame operative. (County local law concerning adoption of Charter.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto,designated as local law No.--------------------------------- of 20------ f the County of---------------------------------------------------- State of New York,having been submitted to the electors i the General Election of November----------------------20----,pursuant to subdivisions 5 and 7 of section 33 of the funicipal Home Rule Law,and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the cit- x of said county as a unit and a majority of the qualified electors of the towns of said county considered as a unit oting at said general election,became operative. r any other authorized form of final adoption has been followed,please provide an appropriate certification.) further certify that I have compared the preceding local law with the original on file in this office and that the same a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of such original local law,and was finally adopted in the manner in- icated in paragraph----I--------above. Clak of the County legislative bWygC#y,Town or Yfte Clerk or officer designated by bttil leosh&e body (Seal) Date: J J. - l t, 44 ;ertlficadon to be executed by County Attorney,Corporation Counsel,Town Attorney,Village Attorney or :her authorized attorney of locality.) ATE OF NEW PORK )UNTY OF the undersigned,hereby certify that the foregoing local law contains the correct t ext and that proper proceedings ive been had or taken for the enactment of the local law annexed he to. Signature Robert r Tninn Co>>ncol Title 4 ' k x "X X of Que-enchnrw Town December 17, 2008