senate Bill S2329A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the hiring of a level 2 or level 3 sex offender as a building superintendent or resident manager, provides that sexual harassment of a tenant is violation of habitability

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 06, 2014 print number 2329a
amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 16, 2013 referred to housing, construction and community development

Co-Sponsors

S2329 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9024
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Add §309-b, Mult Dwell L; add §235-h, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S987
2009-2010: S6760

S2329 - Summary

Prohibits the owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling from hiring as a building superintendent, managing agent, or resident manager any person who is registered as a level two or level three sex offender in New York state, and provides that sexual harassment of a tenant by any owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling or for any employee or contractor of such owner, agent or operator constitutes a violation of the warranty of habitability.

S2329 - Sponsor Memo

S2329 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2329

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 multiple dwelling law, in relation to prohibiting
  the owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling from hiring  as  a
  building  superintendent,  managing  agent,  or  resident  manager any
  person who is registered as a level two or level three sex offender in
  New York state, and to amend the real property  law,  in  relation  to
  providing  that  sexual  harassment of a tenant by any owner, agent or
  operator of a multiple dwelling or any employee or contractor of  such
  owner,  agent  or  operator constitutes a violation of the warranty of
  habitability

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

  Section  1.  The  multiple  dwelling  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 309-b to read as follows:
  S 309-B. PROHIBITED HIRING. 1.   AN OWNER,  AGENT  OR  OPERATOR  OF  A
MULTIPLE  DWELLING SHALL NOT HIRE AS A BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT, MANAGING
AGENT OR RESIDENT MANAGER ANY PERSON WHO IS REGISTERED AS A LEVEL TWO OR
LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDER IN THIS STATE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF  THE
CORRECTION LAW.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO TENANT
SHALL BE REQUIRED TO GIVE ACCESS TO HIS OR HER APARTMENT TO  ANY  PERSON
WHO IS A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER.
  S 2. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 235-h to
read as follows:
  S  235-H. SEXUAL HARASSMENT. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL AND SHALL CONSTI-
TUTE A VIOLATION OF THE WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY FOR ANY OWNER, AGENT OR
OPERATOR OF A MULTIPLE DWELLING OR FOR ANY  EMPLOYEE  OR  CONTRACTOR  OF
SUCH  OWNER,  AGENT OR OPERATOR TO SUBJECT ANY TENANT OF THE BUILDING TO
SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01816-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S2329A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9024
Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Add §309-b, Mult Dwell L; add §235-h, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S987
2009-2010: S6760

S2329A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling from hiring as a building superintendent, managing agent, or resident manager any person who is registered as a level two or level three sex offender in New York state, and provides that sexual harassment of a tenant by any owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling or for any employee or contractor of such owner, agent or operator constitutes a violation of the warranty of habitability.

S2329A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2329A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2329--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction
  and Community Development -- recommitted to the Committee on  Housing,
  Construction  and Community Development in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to prohibiting
  the owner, agent or operator of a multiple dwelling from hiring  as  a
  building  superintendent,  managing  agent,  or  resident  manager any
  person who is designated as a level two or level three  sex  offender;
  and  to  amend  the  real  property law, in relation to providing that
  sexual harassment of a tenant by any owner, agent  or  operator  of  a
  multiple  dwelling,  or  any  employee or contractor of such an owner,
  agent or operator constitutes a violation of the warranty  of  habita-
  bility

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

  Section 1. The multiple dwelling  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 309-b to read as follows:
  S  309-B.  PROHIBITED  HIRING.  1.    AN OWNER, AGENT OR OPERATOR OF A
MULTIPLE DWELLING SHALL NOT HIRE AS A BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT,  MANAGING
AGENT OR RESIDENT MANAGER ANY PERSON WHO IS REGISTERED AS A LEVEL TWO OR
LEVEL  THREE SEX OFFENDER IN THIS STATE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE
CORRECTION LAW.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO  TENANT
SHALL  BE  REQUIRED TO GIVE ACCESS TO HIS OR HER APARTMENT TO ANY PERSON
WHO IS A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER.
  S 2. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 235-h to
read as follows:
  S 235-H. SEXUAL HARASSMENT. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL AND SHALL  CONSTI-
TUTE A VIOLATION OF THE WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY FOR ANY OWNER, AGENT OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01816-05-4

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