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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S3319
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S3319 - Details
S3319 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3319 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in relation to qualifications of public members of rent guidelines boards PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA: Provides for alternate members on a rent guidelines Board. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends the emergency tenant protection act and the administrative code of the City of New York to provide that, in addition to the nine regular members of a rent guidelines board, there shall be an additional three members who will be alternates. They shall represent respectively, the public, the landlords and the tenants. The alternates shall be permitted to participate in all proceedings of the board as non-voting members. They shall only be permitted to participate as voting members and receive a per-diem where the primary member is unable to attend the proceeding. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: The Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 provides for the creation of a rent guidelines board when the municipality determines an emergency exists under section three of the act. This bill would provide that, upon the absence of a regular member of the board, an alternate member would be made available at the same salary. The administrative code of N.Y.
S3319 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3319 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seven- ty-four, in relation to qualifications of public members of rent guidelines boards THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision a of section 4 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, as amended by chapter 349 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: a. In each county wherein any city having a population of less than one million or any town or village has determined the existence of an emergency pursuant to section three of this act, there shall be created a rent guidelines board to consist of nine members appointed by the commissioner of housing and community renewal upon recommendation of the county legislature which recommendation shall be made within thirty days after the first local declaration of an emergency in such county; two such members shall be representative of tenants, two shall be represen- tative of owners of property, and five shall be public members each of whom shall have had at least five years experience in either finance, economics or housing. One public member shall be designated by the commissioner to serve as chairman and shall hold no other public office. No member, officer or employee of any municipal rent regulation agency or the state division of housing and community renewal and no person who owns or manages real estate covered by this law or who is an officer of any owner or tenant organization shall serve on a rent guidelines board; PROVIDED, FURTHER, HOWEVER, NO PERSON WHO OWNS OR MANAGES MORE THAN FOUR RENTAL UNITS WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL SERVE AS A PUBLIC MEMBER ON A RENT GUIDELINES BOARD. One public member, one member represen- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06433-01-3
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