senate Bill S395

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman, authorizes the residential unit fee

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

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S395 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6941
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 49-C §§996 - 996-i, Exec L; add §186-g, Tax L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7958
2013-2014: S3152, A34
2015-2016: S2832, A1855
2017-2018: S5839, A11109
2019-2020: S2604, A1482
2021-2022: S494, A3157

S395 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman; authorizes the residential unit tax and establishes the office of the cooperative and condominium ombudsman fund.

S395 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S395 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   395

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the office of
  the  cooperative  and  condominium ombudsman; to amend the tax law, in
  relation to authorizing the residential unit fee;  and  to  amend  the
  state finance law, in relation to establishing the office of the coop-
  erative and condominium ombudsman fund

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new  article  49-C
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 49-C
           OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN
SECTION 996.   SHORT TITLE.
        996-A.  LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION.
        996-B. DEFINITIONS.
        996-C. OFFICE OF THE COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN.
        996-D. FUNCTIONS, POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OFFICE.
        996-E. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND SATELLITE OFFICES.
        996-F. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER STATE AGENCIES.
        996-G. REPORTS  TO THE GOVERNOR, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE LEGIS-
                 LATURE.
        996-H. CONTRACT AUTHORITY.
        996-I. SEPARABILITY.
  S 996. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY  BE  CITED  AS
THE "COOPERATIVE AND CONDOMINIUM OMBUDSMAN ACT".
  S 996-A. LEGISLATIVE DECLARATION. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DETERMINES
AS FOLLOWS:
  COOPERATIVE  AND CONDOMINIUM HOUSING CONSTITUTES A SIGNIFICANT PORTION
OF NEW YORK STATE'S RESIDENTIAL HOUSING STOCK. IT IS AND  HAS  BEEN  THE

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

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