Bill No. 55
Helping Seniors Stay at Home Act
An Act to Amend Chapter 419 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Senior Citizens' Financial Aid Act
|First Reading||October 23, 2014|
|Second Reading Debates||October 29, 2014|
|Second Reading Passed|
|Law Amendments Committee|
|Committee of the Whole House|
|Third Reading Debates|
Clause 1 provides a short title to the Act.
Clause 2 expands the definition of senior citizen in the Senior Citizens’ Financial Aid Act to include persons aged 65 years and over whose annual income does not exceed $30,000 and makes them eligible to receive a property tax rebate.
Clause 3 sets the property tax rebate at fifty per cent of the actual property taxes paid in the rebate year.