senate Bill S5709

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends provisions of rent control law

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jun 24, 2011 recommitted to rules
Jun 15, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1295
Jun 12, 2011 referred to rules

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S5709 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Emergency Housing Rent Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §17, Chap 576 of 1974; amd §1, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §2, Chap 329 of 1963; amd §10, Chap 555 of 1982; amd §4, Chap 402 of 1983; amd §46, Chap 116 of 1997

S5709 - Bill Texts

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Extends the expiration of rent control until June 17, 2011.

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BILL NUMBER:S5709

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 amending the emergency housing
rent control law relating to the control of and stabilization of rent in
certain cases, the emergency housing rent control law, chapter 329 of the
laws of 1963 amending the emergency housing rent control law relating to
recontrol of rents in Albany, chapter 555 of the laws of 1982 amending
the general business law and the administrative code of the city of New
York relating to conversion of residential property to cooperative or
condominium ownership in the city of New York, chapter 402 of the laws
of 1983 amending the general business law relating to conversions of
rental residential property to cooperative or condominium ownership in
certain municipalities in the counties of Nassau, Westchester and
Rockland and the rent regulation reform act of 1997, in relation to
extending the period of effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
The purpose of the
bill is to extend
for two days the various provisions of law relating to rent
regulations.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This bill would extend until June 17, 2011,
the various provisions of law relating to rent regulations.

EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER:
Extends chapter
576 of the laws of 1974, the emergency housing rent control law;
chapter 329 of the laws of 1963, the emergency housing rent control
law relating to recontrol of rents in the city of Albany; chapter 555
of the laws of 1982; chapter 402 of the laws of 1983, and the rent
regulation reform act of 1997.

JUSTIFICATION:
The rent laws are set to expire on June 15, 2011. This
bill would provide a short-term extension of the existing rent laws,
in order to provide tenants and owners with a measure of certainty,
until legislation is enacted to create a longer term solution.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Legislation.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  5709

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SKELOS, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 amending the emergency
  housing rent control law relating to the control of and  stabilization
  of  rent  in  certain  cases,  the emergency housing rent control law,
  chapter 329 of the laws of 1963 amending the  emergency  housing  rent
  control  law  relating to recontrol of rents in Albany, chapter 555 of
  the laws of 1982 amending the general business law and the administra-
  tive code of the city of New York relating to conversion  of  residen-
  tial   property to cooperative or condominium ownership in the city of
  New York, chapter 402 of the laws of 1983 amending the  general  busi-
  ness  law  relating  to  conversions of rental residential property to
  cooperative or condominium ownership in certain municipalities in  the
  counties  of  Nassau, Westchester and Rockland and the rent regulation
  reform act of 1997, in relation to extending the period of  effective-
  ness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 17 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, amending the
emergency housing rent control  law  relating  to  the  control  of  and
stabilization  of rent in certain cases, as amended by chapter 82 of the
laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 17. Effective date.   This act shall  take  effect  immediately  and
shall   remain  in  full  force  and  effect  until  and  including  the
[fifteenth] SEVENTEENTH day of June 2011; except that sections  two  and
three  shall take effect with respect to any city having a population of
one million or more and section one shall take effect  with  respect  to
any  other  city,  or any town or village whenever the local legislative
body of a city, town or village determines the  existence  of  a  public
emergency  pursuant  to section three of the emergency tenant protection
act of nineteen seventy-four, as enacted by section four  of  this  act,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13100-01-1

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and  provided  that  the housing accommodations subject on the effective
date of this act to stabilization pursuant to the  New  York  city  rent
stabilization law of nineteen hundred sixty-nine shall remain subject to
such law upon the expiration of this act.
  S  2.  Subdivision  2 of section 1 of chapter 274 of the laws of 1946,
constituting the emergency housing rent control law, as amended by chap-
ter 82 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  2. The provisions  of  this  act,  and  all  regulations,  orders  and
requirements  thereunder shall remain in full force and effect until and
including June [15] 17, 2011.
  S 3. Section 2 of chapter 329 of the laws of 1963, amending the  emer-
gency housing rent control law relating to recontrol of rents in Albany,
as  amended  by  chapter  82  of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 2. This act shall take effect  immediately  and  the  provisions  of
subdivision  6  of section 12 of the emergency housing rent control law,
as added by this act, shall remain in full force and  effect  until  and
including June [15] 17, 2011.
  S  4.  Section  10  of  chapter  555 of the laws of 1982, amending the
general business law and the administrative code of the city of New York
relating to conversion of residential property to cooperative or  condo-
minium  ownership  in  the city of New York, as amended by chapter 82 of
the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 10. This act shall  take  effect  immediately;  provided,  that  the
provisions  of  sections  one,  two and nine of this act shall remain in
full force and effect only until  and  including  June  [15]  17,  2011;
provided  further that the provisions of section three of this act shall
remain in full force and effect only so long  as  the  public  emergency
requiring  the regulation and control of residential rents and evictions
continues as provided in subdivision 3 of section 1 of the  local  emer-
gency  housing rent control act; provided further that the provisions of
sections four, five, six and seven of this act shall expire  in  accord-
ance with the provisions of section 26-520 of the administrative code of
the city of New York as such section of the administrative code is, from
time  to  time, amended; provided further that the provisions of section
26-511 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by
this act, which the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and
Development must find are contained in  the  code  of  the  real  estate
industry  stabilization association of such city in order to approve it,
shall be deemed contained therein as of the effective date of this  act;
and provided further that any plan accepted for filing by the department
of  law on or before the effective date of this act shall continue to be
governed by the provisions of section 352-eeee of the  general  business
law  as they had existed immediately prior to the effective date of this
act.
  S 5. Section 4 of chapter 402 of the laws of 1983, amending the gener-
al business law relating to conversions of rental  residential  property
to cooperative or condominium ownership in certain municipalities in the
counties  of  Nassau, Westchester and Rockland, as amended by chapter 82
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4. This act  shall  take  effect  immediately;  provided,  that  the
provisions  of  sections  one and three of this act shall remain in full
force and effect only until  and  including  June  [15]  17,  2011;  and
provided  further that any plan accepted for filing by the department of
law on or before the effective date of this act  shall  continue  to  be
governed  by  the  provisions of section 352-eee of the general business

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law as they had existed immediately prior to the effective date of  this
act.
  S  6.  Subdivision 6 of section 46 of chapter 116 of the laws of 1997,
constituting the rent regulation reform act of 1997, as amended by chap-
ter 82 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  6. sections twenty-eight, twenty-eight-a, twenty-eight-b  and  twenty-
eight-c  of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed after June [15]
17, 2011;
  S 7. This act shall take effect immediately.

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