senate Bill S3160

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires access to new homes by persons with disabilities

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 31, 2013 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S3160 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5068
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 ยงยง480 - 484, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S429A, A1918A
2009-2010: S8150, A9409A

S3160 - Summary

Requires access to new homes by persons with disabilities.

S3160 - Sponsor Memo

S3160 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3160

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, VALESKY -- 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 real property law, in relation to  the  visitability
  of new homes by persons with disabilities

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

  Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding a new article 16
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 16
                    VISITABILITY OF NEW CONSTRUCTION
SECTION 480. PURPOSE.
        481. APPLICABILITY OF NEW CONSTRUCTION.
        482. VISITABILITY REQUIREMENT.
        483. EXCLUSION.
        484. ENFORCEMENT.
  S 480. PURPOSE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS  TO  ESTABLISH  MINIMUM
REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  DESIGN  AND  CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HOMES TO PROVIDE
VISITABILITY TO SUCH HOMES BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
  S 481. APPLICABILITY OF NEW CONSTRUCTION. ANY NEW DWELLING UNIT  WHICH
WAS  DESIGNED,  CONSTRUCTED,  OR  COMMISSIONED,  CONTRACTED OR OTHERWISE
ARRANGED FOR DESIGN OR CONSTRUCTION, BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO, AT ANY
TIME DURING THE COMMISSIONING DESIGN OR CONSTRUCTION, RECEIVED NEW  YORK
STATE  OR  FEDERAL  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SUCH DESIGN OR CONSTRUCTION
SHALL COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  ARTICLE.    STATE  FINANCIAL
ASSISTANCE SHALL NOT INCLUDE LOANS BACKED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK MORT-
GAGE  AGENCY  (SONYMA).   FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SHALL NOT INCLUDE
LOANS BACKED BY FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION  (FANNIE  MAE)  OR
FEDERAL  HOUSING  ADMINISTRATION (FHA) FINANCING OR OTHER MORTGAGE LOANS
BACKED BY A FEDERAL  MORTGAGE  LOAN  PROGRAM.    FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION,  THE  TERM  "DWELLING UNIT" SHALL MEAN A DETACHED SINGLE FAMILY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01793-01-3

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