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Julia Salazar

18th Senate District

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Rachel May

53rd Senate District

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Velmanette Montgomery

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Jen Metzger

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33rd Senate District

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Establishes time restrictions for court issued consent orders for work performance to remove or remedy dangerous conditions or building code violations; permits sixty days for consent orders to be performed by an owner, mortgagee, or lienor of record and further restricts such person from using consent orders more than once.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

June 20, 2019

In Senate Committee Rules Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Relates to providing recourse for manufactured homeowners in manufactured home parks confronted with unjustifiable rent increases; creates a local option in counties in New York state to provide such protection.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

June 20, 2019

In Senate Committee Rules Committee

Sponsor: Rachel May

Relates to surcharges for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accommodations subject to rent control.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

June 18, 2019

Passed Senate

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Prohibits the imposition of any surcharge for the installation or use of a tenant-installed appliance where the tenant pays for electric utility service.


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

June 18, 2019

Passed Senate

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

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