senate Bill S443A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Removes provisions prohibiting N.Y. city from strengthening rent regulation laws to provide more comprehensive coverage than state laws

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Dec 23, 2011 print number 443a
amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Apr 13, 2011 defeated in housing, construction and community development
Mar 18, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 13, 2011 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S443
2
4
committee
2
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 13, 2011

aye (2)
excused (2)

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S443 - Details

Law Section:
Local Emergency Housing Rent Control Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap 21 of 1962
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S749

S443 - Summary

Removes provisions prohibiting N.Y. city from strengthening rent regulation laws to provide more comprehensive coverage than state laws.

S443 - Sponsor Memo

S443 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   443

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER,
  PERALTA, PERKINS, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- 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  local  emergency  housing  rent control act, in
  relation to rent regulation laws

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of section 1 of chapter 21 of the laws of
1962, constituting the local emergency  housing  rent  control  act,  as
amended  by  chapter  82  of  the  laws  of  2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. Authority for local rent control legislation.  Each city  having  a
population  of one million or more, acting through its local legislative
body, may adopt and amend local laws or ordinances  in  respect  of  the
establishment  or  designation  of  a  city housing rent agency. When it
deems such action to be desirable or necessitated by local conditions in
order to carry out the purposes of this section, such  city,  except  as
hereinafter  provided, acting through its local legislative body and not
otherwise, may adopt and amend local laws or ordinances  in  respect  of
the  regulation  and  control  of  residential  rents, including but not
limited to provision for the establishment  and  adjustment  of  maximum
rents,  the  classification of housing accommodations, the regulation of
evictions, and the enforcement of such local  laws  or  ordinances.  The
validity  of  any  such local laws or ordinances, and the rules or regu-
lations promulgated in accordance therewith, shall not  be  affected  by
and need not be consistent with the state emergency housing rent control
law  or  with rules and regulations of the state division of housing and
community renewal.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00856-01-1

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S443A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Local Emergency Housing Rent Control Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap 21 of 1962
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S749

S443A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes provisions prohibiting N.Y. city from strengthening rent regulation laws to provide more comprehensive coverage than state laws.

S443A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S443A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 443--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, AVELLA, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  PARKER, PERALTA, PERKINS, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and  ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction  and  Community Development -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  local  emergency  housing  rent control act, in
  relation to rent regulation laws

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of section 1 of chapter 21 of the laws of
1962, constituting the local emergency  housing  rent  control  act,  as
amended  by  chapter 82 of the laws of 2003 and the closing paragraph as
amended by chapter 422 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  Authority  for  local rent control legislation. Each city having a
population of one million or more, acting through its local  legislative
body,  may  adopt  and  amend local laws or ordinances in respect of the
establishment or designation of a city  housing  rent  agency.  When  it
deems such action to be desirable or necessitated by local conditions in
order  to  carry  out the purposes of this section, such city, except as
hereinafter provided, acting through its local legislative body and  not
otherwise,  may  adopt  and amend local laws or ordinances in respect of
the regulation and control  of  residential  rents,  including  but  not
limited  to  provision  for  the establishment and adjustment of maximum
rents, the classification of housing accommodations, the  regulation  of
evictions,  and  the  enforcement  of such local laws or ordinances. The
validity of any such local laws or ordinances, and the  rules  or  regu-
lations  promulgated  in  accordance therewith, shall not be affected by
and need not be consistent with the state emergency housing rent control

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

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