senate Bill S3396

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to abandoned dwellings in N.Y. city

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 01, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S3396 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2564
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 19-a Art Head, §§1970 - 1974, add §1975, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4237, A6675

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

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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