senate Bill S1282A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires landlord to grant access to engineer or architect hired by tenants to inspect major capital improvements in certain multiple dwellings

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2012 print number 1282a
amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 06, 2011 referred to housing, construction and community development

S1282 - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§26-405, 26-511 & 26-520, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1443

S1282 - Summary

Provides that no landlord shall deny access to a licensed professional engineer or licensed registered architect hired by any tenant or tenant association representing tenants of a multiple dwelling of six units or more for the purpose of conducting an inspection of a major capital improvement for which an application for a maximum rent adjustment has been filed by the landlord; provides that such inspection shall be conducted after notice to the landlord and during normal business hours; provides for the filing of such inspection report by such tenants with the New York city rent agency for consideration in such application's determination.

S1282 - Sponsor Memo

S1282 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1282

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- 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 administrative code of the city of New York and the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in  relation
  to  inspection  of major capital improvements for which rent increases
  are requested and in relation to extending the provisions of the  rent
  stabilization law

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (g) of paragraph 1 of subdivision g of section
26-405 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by
chapter 749 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  (g) There has been since July first, nineteen hundred seventy, a major
capital improvement required for the operation, preservation or  mainte-
nance  of  the  structure.  An  adjustment under this subparagraph [(g)]
shall be in an amount sufficient to amortize the cost  of  the  improve-
ments  pursuant to this subparagraph [(g)] over a seven-year period.  NO
LANDLORD SHALL DENY ACCESS TO A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSED TO  PRAC-
TICE  IN  THE  STATE  OF  NEW YORK OR A REGISTERED ARCHITECT LICENSED TO
PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK HIRED BY ANY TENANT, TENANTS OR TENANT
ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING TENANTS OF A MULTIPLE DWELLING OF SIX UNITS  OR
MORE  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  CONDUCTING AN INSPECTION OF A MAJOR CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENT FOR WHICH AN APPLICATION FOR ADJUSTMENT OF MAXIMUM RENT  HAS
BEEN FILED. SUCH INSPECTION SHALL BE CONDUCTED AFTER NOTICE TO THE LAND-
LORD  AND  DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. SUCH TENANT MAY FILE THE REPORT
OF THE INSPECTION WITH THE CITY RENT AGENCY  FOR  CONSIDERATION  IN  THE
DETERMINATION OF SUCH APPLICATION; or
  S 2. Paragraph 6 of subdivision c of section 26-511 of the administra-
tive code of the city of New York, as amended by chapter 116 of the laws
of 1997, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01126-01-1

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S1282A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §§26-405, 26-511 & 26-520, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1443

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that no landlord shall deny access to a licensed professional engineer or licensed registered architect hired by any tenant or tenant association representing tenants of a multiple dwelling of six units or more for the purpose of conducting an inspection of a major capital improvement for which an application for a maximum rent adjustment has been filed by the landlord; provides that such inspection shall be conducted after notice to the landlord and during normal business hours; provides for the filing of such inspection report by such tenants with the New York city rent agency for consideration in such application's determination.

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1282A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1282--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development in accordance with Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and  the
  emergency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in relation
  to inspection of major capital improvements for which  rent  increases
  are  requested and in relation to extending the provisions of the rent
  stabilization law

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (g) of paragraph 1 of subdivision g of section
26-405 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by
chapter 749 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  (g) There has been since July first, nineteen hundred seventy, a major
capital  improvement required for the operation, preservation or mainte-
nance of the structure. An  adjustment  under  this  subparagraph  [(g)]
shall  be  in  an amount sufficient to amortize the cost of the improve-
ments pursuant to this subparagraph [(g)] over a seven-year period.   NO
LANDLORD  SHALL DENY ACCESS TO A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSED TO PRAC-
TICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR  A  REGISTERED  ARCHITECT  LICENSED  TO
PRACTICE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK HIRED BY ANY TENANT, TENANTS OR TENANT
ASSOCIATION  REPRESENTING TENANTS OF A MULTIPLE DWELLING OF SIX UNITS OR
MORE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING AN  INSPECTION  OF  A  MAJOR  CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENT  FOR WHICH AN APPLICATION FOR ADJUSTMENT OF MAXIMUM RENT HAS
BEEN FILED. SUCH INSPECTION SHALL BE CONDUCTED AFTER NOTICE TO THE LAND-
LORD AND DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. SUCH TENANT MAY FILE  THE  REPORT
OF  THE  INSPECTION  WITH  THE CITY RENT AGENCY FOR CONSIDERATION IN THE
DETERMINATION OF SUCH APPLICATION; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01126-02-2

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