|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S3396
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S3396 - Details
S3396 - Summary
Relates to abandoned dwellings in any city with a population of one million or more; authorizes such city to declare dwellings abandoned; requires the owner to seal such dwelling within 30 days and if such owner does not, the city may then impose a lien on the property for the cost thereof.
S3396 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3396 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to abandoned dwellings in any city with a population of one million or more PURPOSE: To curb criminal activity and prevention of property value loss in neighborhoods that sustain abandoned dwellings due to neglect by the owner and/or city, and overrun by thieves and squatters. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Article heading of 19-A of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings law is amended to reflect special proceedings for abandoned dwellings. Section 2: Defines applicability of proposed law and the authority of a departmental or city agency, town or village to institute a proceeding for a vested judgment upon an abandoned dwelling after inaction by owner. Section 3: Subdivision 2, section 1971, of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings law is amended to incorporate mailing of certified dwelling records language to last known owner of abandoned residence for purposes of informing.
S3396 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3396 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to abandoned dwellings in any city with a population of one million or more THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 19-a of the real property actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 573 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: SPECIAL [PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO] PROCEEDINGS REGARDING ABANDONED [DWELLING TO CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE] DWELLINGS S 2. Section 1970 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 593 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows: S 1970. Applicability. The department or agency of a city, town or village, responsible for the enforcement of the multiple dwelling law, the multiple residence law, or any other law, code or ordinance govern- ing the occupancy and maintenance of residential property (hereinafter in this article referred to as "the department") may institute a proceeding in accordance with the provisions of this article for a judg- ment vesting in the city, town or village title to a dwelling which has been abandoned by the owner. [This article shall not apply to a one-fa- mily or two-family dwelling occupied by the owner thereof.] S 3. Subdivision 2 of section 1971 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows: 2. When the department finds that a dwelling is abandoned within the meaning of this article, it shall make and file among its records a certification containing such finding and the facts on which it is EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01023-01-3
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