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Senate Bill No. 600

Public Act No. 04-40

AN ACT CONCERNING PORTABILITY OF CERTAIN VETERANS' PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2004, and applicable to assessment years commencing on or after October 1, 2004) Any person who has established his or her entitlement to a property tax exemption under subdivisions (19), (20), (22), (23), (24), (25), (26), (28) or (53) of section 12-81 of the general statutes for a particular assessment year shall be issued a certificate as to such entitlement by the tax assessor of the relevant municipality. Such person shall be entitled to such exemption in any municipality in this state for such assessment year provided a copy of such certificate is provided to the tax assessor of any municipality in which such exemption is claimed and further provided such person would otherwise have been eligible for such exemption in such municipality if he or she had filed for such exemption as provided under the general statutes.

Approved May 4, 2004