S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 28, 2010
Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to bureaus of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 380 of the general municipal law, as added by chap-
ter 382 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
S 380. Code and ordinance violations; administrative adjudication. 1.
Any municipality having a population of more than three hundred thousand
but less than three hundred fifty thousand may adopt a local law estab-
lishing an administrative adjudication hearing procedure under the
provisions of this article for all code and ordinance violations regard-
ing conditions which constitute a threat or danger to the public health,
safety or welfare. Such bureaus shall be responsible for the impartial
administration and conduct of adjudicatory proceedings in such munici-
2. THE CITY OF YONKERS MAY ADOPT A LOCAL LAW ESTABLISHING AN ADMINIS-
TRATIVE ADJUDICATION HEARING PROCEDURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
ARTICLE FOR ALL CODE AND ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS RELATING TO CONDITIONS
WHICH CONSTITUTE A THREAT OR DANGER TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR
WELFARE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION HEAR-
ING PROCEDURE SHALL NOT APPLY TO VIOLATIONS OF THE BUILDING CODE OF THE
CITY OF YONKERS.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.