Only nine weeks remain to provide notice to municipal assessors if storm-related property damage occurred between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The following appears on Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz's website: Due to the major property damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, many property taxpayers are faced with value assessments that are no longer accurate. There is a provision of law that could lead to corrected, lower assessments, but it must be invoked by a certain deadline as noted below. Under current State law, property value is assessed based on the condition of the lot and the buildings as of October 1st for the following tax year. In other words, the 2013 property tax bills are based on the value of the property as of October 1, 2012. However, State law contains a provision which states that a property with a building or other structure that has been destroyed by a storm …
The bill, now awaiting a hearing in the state Senate "would ensure the immediate dispatch and timely transport of critically ill patients between health care facilities by specialty care transportation units."
Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz has said that her backing of a May patient transport bill was influenced by the death of her husband, Assemblyman Eric Muñoz, who tragically passed after suffering a heart ailment in 2009. She said her husband didn't have access to the specialty care unit he needed. The following is a press release from the Assembly Republican Press Office regarding the bill, when it passed in May. Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz that would ensure the immediate dispatch and timely transport of critically ill patients between health care facilities by specialty care transportation units (SCTU) was approved by the General Assembly in May. SCTUs transport critically ill and compromised patients between …