assembly Bill A10195

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages

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May 10, 2012 referred to judiciary

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A10195 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7236
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 19-A Art Head, ยงยง1970, 1971, 1971-a, 1972, 1973 & 1974, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A1920, S900
2015-2016: A2173, S294
2017-2018: A7355
2019-2020: A3736
2021-2022: A5337

A10195 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages.

A10195 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10195

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SCHIMEL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
  relation  to  special  proceedings  to  convey title to abandoned real
  property to cities, towns or villages

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

  Section  1.  The  article heading of article 19-A of the real property
actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 573 of  the  laws  of
1982, is amended to read as follows:
                  SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO
                   ABANDONED [DWELLING] REAL PROPERTY
                        TO CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
  S 2. Section 1970 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as
amended  by  chapter  593  of  the  laws  of 1983, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 1970. Applicability. The department or agency of  a  city,  town  or
village,  responsible for [the enforcement of the multiple dwelling law,
the multiple residence law, or any other law, code or ordinance  govern-
ing the occupancy and maintenance of residential property] ENFORCING THE
MUNICIPALITY'S BUILDING CODE (hereinafter in this article referred to as
"the  department")  may  institute  a  proceeding in accordance with the
provisions of this article for a judgment vesting in the city,  town  or
village  title to [a dwelling] REAL PROPERTY which has been abandoned by
the owner. This article shall not apply to a  one-family  or  two-family
dwelling occupied by the owner thereof.
  S 3. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1971 of the real property actions
and proceedings law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 529 of the laws
of 2008 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 1983,
are amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  department may make a finding that [a dwelling] REAL PROPERTY
is abandoned if:
  (a) In the case of an occupied dwelling, the owner has  failed  for  a
period of at least three consecutive months either to collect rent or to

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