senate Bill S7958A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Creates the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman, authorizes the residential unit fee

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2010 print number 7958a
Jun 21, 2010 amend and recommit to finance
May 26, 2010 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S7958 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-C §§996 - 996-i, Exec L; add §186-g, Tax L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S395
2013-2014: S3152
2015-2016: S2832
2017-2018: S5839
2019-2020: S2604
2021-2022: S494

S7958 - Summary

Creates the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman; authorizes the residential unit tax and establishes the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman fund.

S7958 - Sponsor Memo

S7958 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7958

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the office of
  the cooperative and condominium ombudsman; to amend the  tax  law,  in
  relation  to  authorizing  the  residential unit fee; and to amend the
  state finance law, in relation to establishing the office of the coop-
  erative and condominium ombudsman fund

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

  Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new article 49-C
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-C
           OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN
SECTION 996.   SHORT TITLE.
        996-A.  LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION.
        996-B. DEFINITIONS.
        996-C. OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN.
        996-D. FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
        996-E. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND SATELLITE OFFICES.
        996-F. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER STATE AGENCIES.
        996-G. REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE  LEGIS-
                 LATURE.
        996-H. CONTRACT AUTHORITY.
        996-I. SEPARABILITY.
  S  996.  SHORT  TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN ACT".
  S 996-A. LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DETERMINES
AS FOLLOWS:
  COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM HOUSING CONSTITUTES A SIGNIFICANT  PORTION
OF  NEW  YORK  STATE'S RESIDENTIAL HOUSING STOCK. IT IS AND HAS BEEN THE
PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE TO ENCOURAGE SUCH FORMS OF HOME OWNERSHIP. A
WIDE VARIETY OF LAWS HAVE  BEEN  ENACTED  TO  PROVIDE  FAIRNESS  IN  THE
CONVERSION OF RENTAL PROPERTIES TO COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP
AND  IN  THE  REGULATION  AND TAXATION OF COOPERATIVES AND CONDOMINIUMS.

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

Co-Sponsors

S7958A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-C §§996 - 996-i, Exec L; add §186-g, Tax L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S395
2013-2014: S3152
2015-2016: S2832
2017-2018: S5839
2019-2020: S2604
2021-2022: S494

S7958A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman; authorizes the residential unit tax and establishes the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman fund.

S7958A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7958A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7958--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,  ONORATO  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the office of
  the cooperative and condominium ombudsman; to amend the  tax  law,  in
  relation  to  authorizing  the  residential unit fee; and to amend the
  state finance law, in relation to establishing the office of the coop-
  erative and condominium ombudsman fund

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

  Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new article 49-C
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-C
           OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN
SECTION 996.   SHORT TITLE.
        996-A.  LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION.
        996-B. DEFINITIONS.
        996-C. OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN.
        996-D. FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
        996-E. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND SATELLITE OFFICES.
        996-F. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER STATE AGENCIES.
        996-G. REPORTS TO THE GOVERNOR, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE  LEGIS-
                 LATURE.
        996-H. CONTRACT AUTHORITY.
        996-I. SEPARABILITY.
  S  996.  SHORT  TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN ACT".
  S 996-A. LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DETERMINES
AS FOLLOWS:
  COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM HOUSING CONSTITUTES A SIGNIFICANT  PORTION
OF  NEW  YORK  STATE'S RESIDENTIAL HOUSING STOCK. IT IS AND HAS BEEN THE
PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE TO ENCOURAGE SUCH FORMS OF HOME OWNERSHIP. A
WIDE VARIETY OF LAWS HAVE  BEEN  ENACTED  TO  PROVIDE  FAIRNESS  IN  THE

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

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