senate Bill S6654

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the authority of the New York city civil court, district court and city court to issue a judgment to recover enforcement costs

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.398
Mar 08, 2012 referred to judiciary

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Mar 20, 2012 - Judiciary committee Vote

S6654
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S6654 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9784
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §203, NYC Civ Ct Act; amd §203, UDCA; amd §203, UCCA

S6654 - Summary

Relates to the authority of the New York city civil court, district court and city court to issue a judgment to recover enforcement costs without regard to amount.

S6654 - Sponsor Memo

S6654 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6654

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
  istration) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT to amend the New York city civil court act, the uniform district
  court act, and the uniform city court act, in relation to the authori-
  ty of the New York city civil court, district court and city court  to
  issue  a  judgment  to  recover  the cost of enforcing state and local
  housing maintenance, building, and  health  codes  without  regard  to
  amount

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (l) of section 203 of the New York  city  civil
court  act,  as amended by chapter 11 of the laws of 1984, is amended to
read as follows:
  (l) An action to recover costs, expenses and disbursements incurred by
the city of New York in the elimination or correction of a  nuisance  or
other violation of any law described in subdivision (k) of this section,
or  in the removal or demolition of any building pursuant to such law or
laws. THE COURT SHALL HAVE JURISDICTION TO RENDER A JUDGMENT FOR  COSTS,
EXPENSES  AND  DISBURSEMENTS  INCURRED  BY  THE  CITY OF NEW YORK IN THE
CORRECTION OF A NUISANCE, OTHER VIOLATION OF LAW, OR REMOVAL OR  DEMOLI-
TION OF ANY BUILDING WITHOUT REGARD TO AMOUNT.
  S  2.  Paragraph  3  of  subdivision (a) of section 203 of the uniform
district court act, as amended by chapter 337 of the laws  of  2005,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (3) An action to recover costs, expenses and disbursements incurred by
any political subdivision of the state located in whole or in part with-
in  a  district  of  the  court  in  the  elimination or correction of a
nuisance or other violation of any law described  in  paragraph  (2)  of
this subdivision, or in the removal or demolition of any building pursu-
ant  to  such law or laws. THE COURT SHALL HAVE JURISDICTION TO RENDER A
JUDGMENT FOR COSTS, EXPENSES AND DISBURSEMENTS INCURRED BY  A  POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION  OF  THE  STATE  IN  THE  CORRECTION  OF  A  NUISANCE, OTHER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14132-01-2

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