assembly Bill A9776

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement

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May 22, 2014 referred to housing

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A9776 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7673
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §26-512, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1970, S3557
2017-2018: A2107

A9776 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement.

A9776 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9776

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 22, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAYER, WRIGHT, ABINANTI, CAMARA, COLTON, GOTT-
  FRIED, HOOPER, JACOBS, JAFFEE,  KAVANAGH,  O'DONNELL,  OTIS,  PRETLOW,
  RIVERA,  ROZIC,  SOLAGES  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. ARROYO,
  BUCHWALD, MOSLEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Housing

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 constituting the emer-
  gency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the  adminis-
  trative  code  of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the
  collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date  of  approval
  of  an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based
  upon a major capital improvement

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

  Section  1.  Section 6 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974
constituting the emergency tenant protection act  of  nineteen  seventy-
four is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:
  H.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A  MAJOR
CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION
THEREFOR. NO INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME  PRIOR  TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 2. Section 26-512 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A  MAJOR
CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION
THEREFOR. NO INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME  PRIOR  TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that:
  a.  the amendments to section 4 of the emergency tenant protection act
of nineteen seventy-four made by section one of this act shall expire on
the same date as such act expires and shall not affect the expiration of
such act as provided in section 17 of chapter 576 of the laws  of  1974;
and

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