senate Bill S1800

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits landlords from refusing to deal with certain people solely because those people were involved in prior summary proceedings

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S1800 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1126
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4463, A8605A
2009-2010: A4134

S1800 - Summary

Prohibits landlords from refusing to deal with certain people solely because those people were involved in prior summary proceedings.

S1800 - Sponsor Memo

S1800 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1800

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to a tenant blacklist

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  296  of  the  executive  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
  (A-1)  IT  SHALL BE AN UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE FOR THE OWNER,
LESSEE, SUBLESSEE, ASSIGNEE,  OR  MANAGING  AGENT  OF  PUBLICLY-ASSISTED
HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS OR  OTHER PERSON HAVING THE RIGHT OF OWNERSHIP OR
POSSESSION  OF  OR  THE  RIGHT TO RENT OR LEASE   SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS TO
REFUSE TO SELL, RENT OR LEASE OR OTHERWISE DENY OR TO WITHHOLD FROM  ANY
PERSON  OR  GROUP  OF  PERSONS SUCH A HOUSING ACCOMMODATION ON THE BASIS
THAT SUCH PERSON OR GROUP OF PERSONS WERE INVOLVED IN PAST,  ONGOING  OR
CURRENT  LANDLORD-TENANT  ACTION  OR  SUMMARY  PROCEEDING EMANATING FROM
ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW, EXCEPT WHERE THE TENANT OR GROUP
OF TENANTS HAVE NOT SATISFIED THE ORDER.
  S 2. Subdivision 3-b of section 296 of the executive law,  as  amended
by chapter 106 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  3-b.  It  shall  be  an  unlawful discriminatory practice for any real
estate broker, real estate salesperson or employee or agent  thereof  or
any  other  individual, corporation, partnership or organization for the
purpose of inducing a real estate transaction from which any such person
or any of its stockholders or members may benefit financially, to repre-
sent that a change has occurred or will or may occur in the  composition
with respect to race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation,
military status, sex, disability, PAST, ONGOING OR CURRENT LANDLORD-TEN-
ANT  ACTION  OR  SUMMARY  PROCEEDING EMANATING FROM ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE
REAL PROPERTY LAW, marital status, or familial status of the  owners  or

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

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