senate Bill S1391

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to social services
Jan 07, 2011 referred to social services

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S1391 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1967
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §143-b, Soc Serv L; add §236-a, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1144, A6075

S1391 - Summary

Relates to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning; bars discrimination in the leasing of rental property against families receiving public assistance or governmental housing subsidies.

S1391 - Sponsor Memo

S1391 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1391

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  BRESLIN, DIAZ, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, SMITH, SQUADRON, STAVISKY --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Social Services

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law and the real property law, in
  relation to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning

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

  Section  1.  Section  143-b  of  the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. NO STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY SHALL ARRANGE TO PLACE A FAMILY CONSISTING
OF A PERSON OR PERSONS UNDER SIX YEARS OF AGE OR PREGNANT WOMEN  IN  ANY
DWELLING  UNIT  CONSTRUCTED  PRIOR  TO  NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY, OR, IN
CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE,  ANY  DWELLING  UNIT
CONSTRUCTED  PRIOR TO NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY, FOR WHICH THE RENT IS PAID
IN ANY PART WITH STATE FUNDS UNLESS SUCH DWELLING UNIT  HAS  BEEN  FIRST
INSPECTED  BY  A  PERSON  ACCREDITED  PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF 40
C.F.R. 745.325 OR SUCCESSOR REGULATION, GOVERNING THE  ACCREDITATION  OF
INDIVIDUALS  ENGAGING  IN LEAD-BASED PAINT ACTIVITIES, AND DETERMINED TO
BE FREE OF LEAD-BASED HAZARDS, AS DEFINED BY 42 U.S.C. S4851B(15) AND 40
C.F.R.  S745.103, OR SUCCESSOR STATUTE AND REGULATION. A WRITTEN  REPORT
SHALL  BE  PREPARED  OF  SUCH  INSPECTION  AND  SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE
TENANT.
  S 2. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 236-a to
read as follows:
  S 236-A. DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS AND FAMILIES RECEIVING  PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE  OR GOVERNMENTAL HOUSING SUBSIDIES PROHIBITED. 1. ANY PERSON,
FIRM OR CORPORATION OWNING OR HAVING  IN  CHARGE  ANY  APARTMENT  HOUSE,
TENEMENT  HOUSE  OR  OTHER  BUILDING  OR MANUFACTURED HOME PARK USED FOR
DWELLING PURPOSES WHO SHALL REFUSE TO RENT  ANY  OR  PART  OF  ANY  SUCH
BUILDING  OR  MANUFACTURED  HOME  PARK  TO  ANY PERSON OR FAMILY, OR WHO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05038-01-1

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