|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S57
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S57 - Details
S57 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S57 TITLE OF BILL: 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 the statute of limitations on notices of deregulation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: The bill will amend the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 and the Administrative Code of New York City. This bill will provide that the statute of limitations for challenges by a tenant to a high rent decontrol of a rent-regulated apartment is tolled during the time that the notice required by statute is not given in order to decrease the number of rent-regulated units improperly deregulated. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill will: * Provide that the limitations period for challenging deregulation of a rent-regulated apartment and claim of overcharge is tolled if the landlord fails to file and serve the appropriate notice; and * Apply the sections of the bill to housing accommodations that become vacant
S57 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 57 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 the statute of limitations on notices of deregulation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 26-504.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision c to read as follows: C. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 26-516 OF THIS CHAPTER AND SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTEEN-A OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES, THE PERIODS PROVIDED FOR THEREIN FOR EXAMINATION OF THE RENTAL HISTORY OF THE ACCOM- MODATION FOR THE DETERMINATION OF AN OVERCHARGE AND WHETHER THE ACCOMMO- DATION IS SUBJECT TO THIS LAW ARE EXTENDED BY THE PERIOD DURING WHICH THE OWNER IS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION B OF THIS SECTION. S 2. Paragraph 13 of subdivision a of section 5 of section 4 of chap- ter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, as amended by chapter 82 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (13) (I) any housing accommodation with a legal regulated rent of two thousand dollars or more per month at any time between the effective date of this paragraph and October first, nineteen hundred ninety-three which is or becomes vacant on or after the effective date of this para- graph, or any housing accommodation with a legal regulated rent of two thousand dollars or more per month at any time on or after the effective date of the rent regulation reform act of 1997 which is or becomes vacant on or after the effective date of the rent regulation reform act of 1997. This exclusion shall apply regardless of whether the next EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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