|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 02, 2012||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S7284
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7284 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §4, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
S7284 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7284 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-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 PURPOSE: To expand the pool of qualified and knowledgeable applicants eligible to serve on the rent guidelines boards in Nassau, Westchester, and Rockland counties. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The bill amends subdivision a of section 4 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, the emergency tenant protection act to Eliminate the prohibition on owners and managers of rent regulated property and officers of tenant organizations from serving on a rent guidelines board in Nassau, Westchester and Rockland Counties. Section 2. Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: The Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 (ETPA) provides for the establishment of a rent guidelines board to enforce the provisions of
S7284 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7284 I N S E N A T E May 2, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- 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 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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