senate Bill S1263

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
Jan 09, 2013 referred to social services

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S1263 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §143-b, Soc Serv L; add §236-a, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1391
2009-2010: S1144

S1263 - Summary

Relates to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning; bars discrimination in the leasing of rental property against families receiving public assistance or governmental housing subsidies.

S1263 - Sponsor Memo

S1263 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1263

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERKINS, BRESLIN, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  MONTGOMERY, PARKER,  SMITH,  SQUADRON,  STAVISKY  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law and the real  property  law,  in
  relation to protecting homeless children from lead paint poisoning

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

  Section 1. Section 143-b of the social  services  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. NO STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY SHALL ARRANGE TO PLACE A FAMILY CONSISTING
OF  A  PERSON OR PERSONS UNDER SIX YEARS OF AGE OR PREGNANT WOMEN IN ANY
DWELLING UNIT CONSTRUCTED PRIOR TO  NINETEEN  HUNDRED  SEVENTY,  OR,  IN
CITIES  WITH  A  POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION OR MORE, ANY DWELLING UNIT
CONSTRUCTED PRIOR TO NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY, FOR WHICH THE RENT IS  PAID
IN  ANY  PART  WITH STATE FUNDS UNLESS SUCH DWELLING UNIT HAS BEEN FIRST
INSPECTED BY A PERSON ACCREDITED PURSUANT  TO  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  40
C.F.R.  745.325  OR SUCCESSOR REGULATION, GOVERNING THE ACCREDITATION OF
INDIVIDUALS ENGAGING IN LEAD-BASED PAINT ACTIVITIES, AND  DETERMINED  TO
BE FREE OF LEAD-BASED HAZARDS, AS DEFINED BY 42 U.S.C. S4851B(15) AND 40
C.F.R.   S745.103, OR SUCCESSOR STATUTE AND REGULATION. A WRITTEN REPORT
SHALL BE PREPARED OF SUCH  INSPECTION  AND  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO  THE
TENANT.
  S 2. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 236-a to
read as follows:
  S  236-A. DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS AND FAMILIES RECEIVING PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE OR GOVERNMENTAL HOUSING SUBSIDIES PROHIBITED. 1. ANY  PERSON,
FIRM  OR  CORPORATION  OWNING  OR  HAVING IN CHARGE ANY APARTMENT HOUSE,
TENEMENT HOUSE OR OTHER BUILDING OR  MANUFACTURED  HOME  PARK  USED  FOR
DWELLING  PURPOSES  WHO  SHALL  REFUSE  TO  RENT ANY OR PART OF ANY SUCH

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

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