BILL NO. 55
2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
63 Elizabeth II, 2014
Private Member's Bill
Helping Seniors Stay at Home Act
First Reading: October 23, 2014
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.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Helping Seniors Stay at Home Act.
2 (1) Subsection 5(2) of Chapter 419 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Senior Citizens' Financial Aid Act, is amended by adding immediately after clause (a) the following clause:
3 Chapter 419 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 5 the following Section:
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