senate Bill S4243

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the installation of radiator covers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Mar 15, 2013 referred to judiciary

S4243 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A749
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §235-b, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3181
2009-2010: A9513A

S4243 - Summary

Relates to the installation of radiator covers.

S4243 - Sponsor Memo

S4243 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4243

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to  the  installation
  of radiator covers

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 235-b of the real property law, as added by chapter
597 of the laws of 1975, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 403 of  the
laws  of 1983, paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 as added by chapter 116 of
the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S 235-b. Warranty of habitability. 1. In every written or  oral  lease
or  rental  agreement  for  residential  premises the landlord or lessor
shall be deemed to covenant and warrant that the premises so  leased  or
rented  and  all areas used in connection therewith in common with other
tenants or residents are fit for  human  habitation  and  for  the  uses
reasonably  intended by the parties and that the occupants of such prem-
ises shall not be subjected to any conditions which would be  dangerous,
hazardous  or detrimental to their life, health or safety. When any such
condition has been caused by the misconduct of the tenant or  lessee  or
persons under his direction or control, it shall not constitute a breach
of such covenants and warranties.
  2.  (A)  IF A CHILD OF AGE TWELVE OR YOUNGER RESIDES WITHIN A TENANT'S
DWELLING A LANDLORD SHALL, AT THE WRITTEN  REQUEST  OF  THE  TENANT,  BE
RESPONSIBLE  FOR  THE  INSTALLATION OF A RADIATOR COVER ON ANY UNCOVERED
RADIATOR THAT: CARRIES STEAM, WATER, OR  OTHER  FLUIDS  AT  TEMPERATURES
EXCEEDING  ONE  HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DEGREES FAHRENHEIT; ARE NOT CURRENTLY
COVERED IN A MANNER THAT ENSURES  THAT  THE  TEMPERATURE  OF  THE  OUTER
SURFACE  DOES  NOT  EXCEED  ONE HUNDRED NINE DEGREES FAHRENHEIT; AND ARE
LOCATED IN THE TENANT'S DWELLING. THE LANDLORD SHALL  HAVE  NINETY  DAYS
AFTER  RECEIPT OF SUCH WRITTEN REQUEST TO COMPLETE THE INSTALLATION OF A
RADIATOR COVER OR COVERS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04431-01-3

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