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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 S3320
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S3320 - Details
S3320 - Summary
Provides for the appointment of three alternates on rent guideline boards; one alternate shall represent tenants, one shall represent owners of property and one shall be a public representative; alternates shall be permitted to participate in all proceedings of the board as non-voting members; an alternate shall only participate as a voting member of the board and be paid when a member, representing the same interest as the alternate, is unable to fulfill his or her duties on the board … (view more) applies to the city of New York, counties outside the city, towns and villages.
S3320 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3320 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to alternates on rent guidelines boards PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA; To restrict eligibility for public membership on a rent guidelines board to those who own or manage no more than four rental units in the entire State. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends section 4(a) of the ETPA to restrict public membership on rent guidelines boards to those who own or manage no more than four rental units in the state. EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: Current law prohibits any board member from owning or managing any property that is covered by this law. This bill would extend the prohibition to the entire state, while allowing for ownership or rental of four units not covered under the law. JUSTIFICATION: Current law allows public members of the board to be the owners or managers of any amount of rental units, as long as they are not situated in areas covered by the act. Especially in the counties, it is not hard for local candidates for public membership to reside in communities not covered by the act, since many communities have not opted to participate. This situation can allow for a clear
S3320 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3320 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 and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to alternates on 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 AND THREE ALTERNATES 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 emergen- cy in such county; two such members AND ONE SUCH ALTERNATE shall be representative of tenants, two SUCH MEMBERS AND ONE SUCH ALTERNATE shall be representative of owners of property, and five SUCH MEMBERS AND ONE SUCH ALTERNATE shall be public [members] REPRESENTATIVES, each of whom shall have had at least five years experience in either finance, econom- ics, or housing. One public member shall be designated by the commis- sioner to serve as [chairman] CHAIRPERSON 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 guide- lines board. One public member, one member, THE ALTERNATE representative EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06434-01-3
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