senate Bill S3157

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to vacancies and illegal use and occupancy with regard to cooperative or condominium conversion plans

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S3157 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §352-eeee, Gen Bus L; add §5-b, amd §12, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §§26-512 & 26-516, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §1802, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S386
2009-2010: S5617

S3157 - Summary

Relates to vacancies and illegal use and occupancy with regard to cooperative or condominium conversion plans; makes it unlawful to permit or maintain any illegal use or occupancy of a premises subject to a conversion plan.

S3157 - Sponsor Memo

S3157 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3157

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 general business law, in relation to vacancies and
  illegal use and  occupancy  relating  to  cooperative  or  condominium
  conversion  plans;  to  amend  the  emergency tenant protection act of
  nineteen seventy-four and the administrative code of the city  of  New
  York,  in  relation  to leasing to business and other entities; and to
  amend the emergency tenant protection act  of  nineteen  seventy-four,
  the  emergency housing rent control law and the New York city charter,
  in relation to investigations and inspections by the city of New York

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 352-eeee of the
general business law, as added by chapter 555 of the laws  of  1982,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (e)  The  attorney general finds that an excessive number of long-term
vacancies did not exist on the date that the offering statement or pros-
pectus was first submitted to the department  of  law  OR  AT  ANY  TIME
BETWEEN  THAT  DATE  AND  THE  ISSUANCE  OF THE LETTER FROM THE ATTORNEY
GENERAL STATING THAT THE OFFERING STATEMENT OR  PROSPECTUS  REQUIRED  IN
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO-E OF THIS ARTICLE HAS
BEEN  FILED.  "Long-term vacancies" shall mean dwelling units not leased
or occupied by bona fide tenants for more than five months prior to  the
date  of  such  submission to the department of law OR PRIOR TO ANY TIME
BETWEEN THAT DATE AND THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH LETTER.    "Excessive"  shall
mean a vacancy rate in excess of the greater of (i) ten percent and (ii)
a  percentage  that  is  double  the normal average vacancy rate for the
building or group of buildings or development for two years prior to the
January preceding the date the  offering  statement  or  prospectus  was
first submitted to the department of law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01740-02-3

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