BILL NO. 32
3rd Session, 62nd General Assembly
65 Elizabeth II, 2016
Private Member's Bill
Helping Seniors Stay at Home Act
First Reading: October 18, 2016
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.
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:
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