senate Bill S3280

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits any person who owns or manages more than four rental units within the state from serving as a public member on a rent guidelines board

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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Feb 15, 2011 referred to housing, construction and community development

S3280 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5255

S3280 - Summary

Prohibits any person who owns or manages more than four rental units within the state from serving as a public member on a rent guidelines board.

S3280 - Sponsor Memo

S3280 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3280

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seven-
  ty-four, in relation to  qualifications  of  public  members  of  rent
  guidelines boards

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 4 of section 4 of chapter  576  of
the  laws  of  1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of
nineteen seventy-four, as amended by chapter 349 of the laws of 1979, is
amended to read as follows:
  a. In each county wherein any city having a population  of  less  than
one  million  or  any town or village has determined the existence of an
emergency pursuant to section three of this act, there shall be  created
a  rent  guidelines  board  to  consist of nine members appointed by the
commissioner of housing and community renewal upon recommendation of the
county legislature which recommendation shall be made within thirty days
after the first local declaration of an emergency in  such  county;  two
such  members shall be representative of tenants, two shall be represen-
tative of owners of property, and five shall be public members  each  of
whom  shall  have  had at least five years experience in either finance,
economics or housing.   One public member shall  be  designated  by  the
commissioner to serve as chairman and shall hold no other public office.
No  member,  officer or employee of any municipal rent regulation agency
or the state division of housing and community renewal and no person who
owns or manages real estate covered by this law or who is an officer  of
any owner or tenant organization shall serve on a rent guidelines board;
PROVIDED, FURTHER, HOWEVER, NO PERSON WHO OWNS OR MANAGES MORE THAN FOUR
RENTAL UNITS WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL SERVE AS A PUBLIC MEMBER
ON  A  RENT  GUIDELINES BOARD.   One public member, one member represen-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06444-01-1

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