assembly Bill A10688

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Eliminates prohibition on owners and managers of rent regulated property, and officers of owners and tenant organizations from being members of a rent guidelines board

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Jun 14, 2012 referred to housing

A10688 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7284
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974

A10688 - Summary

Eliminates the prohibition on owners and managers of rent regulated property, and officers of owners and tenant organizations from being members of a rent guidelines board.

A10688 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10688

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 14, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Zebrowski)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing

AN ACT to amend the emergency tenant protection act of  nineteen  seven-
  ty-four,  in  relation  to  eliminating  the prohibition on owners and
  managers of rent regulated property, and officers of tenant and owners
  organizations from being members of a rent guidelines board

  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.  One  public member, one member representative of tenants and one
member representative of owners shall serve for a term ending two  years
from  January  first  next succeeding the date of their appointment; one
public member, one member  representative  of  tenants  and  one  member
representative  of  owners shall serve for terms ending three years from
the January first next succeeding the  date  of  their  appointment  and

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

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