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Brian Kavanagh

27th Senate District

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Relates to requiring annual fair housing testing; defines fair housing testing; requires the attorney general to conduct yearly fair housing testing to ensure compliance with the human rights law.


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September 25, 2020

In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee

Sponsor: Anna M. Kaplan

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


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Prohibits owners, lessors or agents thereof from assessing a lessee any fee for legal services in connection with any operation or rental of a residential unit unless the owner, lessor or agent has the legal authority to do so.


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

Sponsor: Robert Jackson

Requires contact information of landlords and land owners to be furnished to tenants.


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

January 08, 2020

In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee

Sponsor: Rachel May

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