assembly Bill A4590

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that records of eviction proceeding shall be sealed when the leased property was foreclosed upon

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Jun 03, 2010 held for consideration in judiciary
Jan 06, 2010 referred to judiciary
Feb 05, 2009 referred to judiciary

A4590 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2954
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง757, RPAP L

A4590 - Summary

Provides that records of eviction proceeding shall be sealed when the leased property was foreclosed upon; prohibits use and disclosure of any such information relating to a tenant; imposes fine of between $1,000 and $2,000 for violations thereof.

A4590 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4590

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CAMARA, ALFANO, BENJAMIN, JAFFEE, ROBINSON --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of A. BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  GABRYSZAK,  GOTT-
  FRIED,  LENTOL,  MARKEY,  SCARBOROUGH,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
  relation  to sealing the court records of evictions of tenants leasing
  real property that is the subject of a foreclosure

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

  Section 1. The real property actions and proceedings law is amended by
adding a new section 757 to read as follows:
  S  757.  EVICTION  AS  THE  RESULT OF FORECLOSURE. IN THE EVENT THAT A
LESSEE IS REMOVED FROM REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE,  AND  THE
LEASED  REAL PROPERTY WAS THE SUBJECT OF A FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING PURSU-
ANT TO THIS CHAPTER OR THE SUBJECT OF A TAX FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING,  THE
COURT  RECORDS RELATING TO ANY SUCH LESSEE SHALL BE SEALED AND BE DEEMED
CONFIDENTIAL. NO DISCLOSURE OR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION RELATING  TO  ANY
SUCH  LESSEE  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED, AND THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION SHALL
BE PROHIBITED. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL  RESULT  IN  A  CIVIL
PENALTY  OF  NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, NOR MORE THAN TWO THOU-
SAND DOLLARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04913-01-9

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