senate Bill S6873B

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Clarifies provisions relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2010 approval memo.6
Jul 16, 2010 signed chap.225
Jul 13, 2010 delivered to governor
Jul 01, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.528
substituted for a10008b
Jun 25, 2010 referred to housing
Jun 24, 2010 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 22, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.1093
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2010 print number 6873b
amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jun 10, 2010 print number 6873a
amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Feb 18, 2010 referred to housing, construction and community development

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Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

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S6873 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10008B
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 67 & 248, add Art 4 Title 3 §120, Mult Dwell L; amd §§27-265 & 27-2004, §310.1.2 of BC 310 Title 28 Chap 7, NYC Ad Cd

S6873 - Summary

Relates to clarifying provisions relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings.

S6873 - Sponsor Memo

S6873 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6873

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER, SQUADRON, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development

AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law and the administrative code of
  the city of New York, in relation  to  clarifying  certain  provisions
  relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 8 of section 4 of  the  multiple
dwelling  law, as amended by chapter 562 of the laws of 1954, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. A "class A" multiple dwelling is a multiple dwelling which is occu-
pied[, as a rule,] for permanent residence purposes.  This  class  shall
include tenements, flat houses, maisonette apartments, apartment houses,
apartment  hotels, bachelor apartments, studio apartments, duplex apart-
ments, kitchenette apartments, garden-type maisonette dwelling projects,
and all other multiple dwellings except class B multiple dwellings.  FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS  DEFINITION,  PERMANENT  RESIDENCE  PURPOSES  SHALL
CONSIST  OF  OCCUPANCY  OF A DWELLING UNIT BY THE SAME NATURAL PERSON OR
FAMILY FOR THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR MORE AND A  PERSON  OR  FAMILY  SO
OCCUPYING  A  DWELLING UNIT SHALL BE REFERRED TO HEREIN AS THE PERMANENT
OCCUPANTS OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT. THE FOLLOWING USES OF A  DWELLING  UNIT
BY  THE PERMANENT OCCUPANTS THEREOF SHALL NOT BE DEEMED TO BE INCONSIST-
ENT WITH THE OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING  UNIT  FOR  PERMANENT  RESIDENCE
PURPOSES:
  (1)  OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT FOR FEWER THAN THIRTY CONSECUTIVE
DAYS BY OTHER NATURAL PERSONS LIVING WITHIN THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE  PERMA-
NENT  OCCUPANT SUCH AS HOUSE GUESTS OR LAWFUL BOARDERS, ROOMERS OR LODG-
ERS; OR
  (2) INCIDENTAL AND OCCASIONAL OCCUPANCY  OF  SUCH  DWELLING  UNIT  FOR
FEWER  THAN  THIRTY  CONSECUTIVE  DAYS BY OTHER NATURAL PERSONS WHEN THE
PERMANENT OCCUPANTS ARE TEMPORARILY ABSENT FOR PERSONAL REASONS SUCH  AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15564-01-0

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S6873A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10008B
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 67 & 248, add Art 4 Title 3 §120, Mult Dwell L; amd §§27-265 & 27-2004, §310.1.2 of BC 310 Title 28 Chap 7, NYC Ad Cd

S6873A - Summary

Relates to clarifying provisions relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings.

S6873A - Sponsor Memo

S6873A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6873--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER, SQUADRON, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law and the administrative code of
  the  city  of  New  York, in relation to clarifying certain provisions
  relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 8 of section 4 of the multiple
dwelling law, as amended by chapter 562 of the laws of 1954, is  amended
to read as follows:
  a.  A  "class A" multiple dwelling is a multiple dwelling [which] THAT
is occupied[, as a rule,] for permanent residence purposes.  This  class
shall  include  tenements, flat houses, maisonette apartments, apartment
houses, apartment hotels, bachelor apartments, studio apartments, duplex
apartments,  kitchenette  apartments,  garden-type  maisonette  dwelling
projects,  and  all  other  multiple  dwellings  except class B multiple
dwellings. A CLASS A MULTIPLE DWELLING SHALL ONLY BE USED FOR  PERMANENT
RESIDENCE  PURPOSES.    FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS DEFINITION, "PERMANENT
RESIDENCE PURPOSES" SHALL CONSIST OF OCCUPANCY OF A DWELLING UNIT BY THE
SAME NATURAL PERSON OR FAMILY FOR THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR MORE AND  A
PERSON OR FAMILY SO OCCUPYING A DWELLING UNIT SHALL BE REFERRED TO HERE-
IN  AS THE PERMANENT OCCUPANTS OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT. THE FOLLOWING USES
OF A DWELLING UNIT BY THE  PERMANENT  OCCUPANTS  THEREOF  SHALL  NOT  BE
DEEMED  TO  BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT FOR
PERMANENT RESIDENCE PURPOSES:
  (1) OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT FOR FEWER THAN THIRTY  CONSECUTIVE
DAYS  BY OTHER NATURAL PERSONS LIVING WITHIN THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE PERMA-
NENT OCCUPANT SUCH AS HOUSE GUESTS OR LAWFUL BOARDERS, ROOMERS OR  LODG-
ERS; OR
  (2)  INCIDENTAL  AND  OCCASIONAL  OCCUPANCY  OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT FOR
FEWER THAN THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS BY OTHER  NATURAL  PERSONS  WHEN  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S6873B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10008B
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4, 67 & 248, add Art 4 Title 3 §120, Mult Dwell L; amd §§27-265 & 27-2004, §310.1.2 of BC 310 Title 28 Chap 7, NYC Ad Cd

S6873B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to clarifying provisions relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings.

S6873B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6873B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6873--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 18, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER, SQUADRON, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law and the administrative code of
  the city of New York, in relation  to  clarifying  certain  provisions
  relating to occupancy of class A multiple dwellings

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 8 of section 4 of  the  multiple
dwelling  law, as amended by chapter 562 of the laws of 1954, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. A "class A" multiple dwelling is a multiple dwelling  [which]  THAT
is  occupied[,  as a rule,] for permanent residence purposes. This class
shall include tenements, flat houses, maisonette  apartments,  apartment
houses, apartment hotels, bachelor apartments, studio apartments, duplex
apartments,  kitchenette  apartments,  garden-type  maisonette  dwelling
projects, and all other  multiple  dwellings  except  class  B  multiple
dwellings.  A CLASS A MULTIPLE DWELLING SHALL ONLY BE USED FOR PERMANENT
RESIDENCE PURPOSES.   FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  DEFINITION,  "PERMANENT
RESIDENCE PURPOSES" SHALL CONSIST OF OCCUPANCY OF A DWELLING UNIT BY THE
SAME  NATURAL PERSON OR FAMILY FOR THIRTY CONSECUTIVE DAYS OR MORE AND A
PERSON OR FAMILY SO OCCUPYING A DWELLING UNIT SHALL BE REFERRED TO HERE-
IN AS THE PERMANENT OCCUPANTS OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT. THE FOLLOWING  USES
OF  A  DWELLING  UNIT  BY  THE  PERMANENT OCCUPANTS THEREOF SHALL NOT BE
DEEMED TO BE INCONSISTENT WITH THE OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING  UNIT  FOR
PERMANENT RESIDENCE PURPOSES:
  (1)  (A) OCCUPANCY OF SUCH DWELLING UNIT FOR FEWER THAN THIRTY CONSEC-
UTIVE DAYS BY OTHER NATURAL PERSONS LIVING WITHIN THE HOUSEHOLD  OF  THE
PERMANENT  OCCUPANT  SUCH AS HOUSE GUESTS OR LAWFUL BOARDERS, ROOMERS OR
LODGERS; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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