senate Bill S3320

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes appointment of alternate rent guidelines board members in the city of New York, counties outside the city, towns, and villages

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

S3320 - Details

Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §4, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §26-510, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3278
2009-2010: S5260

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

S3320 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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.


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