senate Bill S503

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that a child regardless of age who has lived with a tenant parent for two years or more in a rent-regulated apartment shall be deemed a tenant

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
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S503 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3120
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-403, add §26-504.4, NYC Ad Cd; add §15, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1305, A3021
2009-2010: S1442, A1294

S503 - Summary

Provides that a child (regardless of age) who has lived with a tenant parent for two years or more in rent-regulated housing accommodations shall be deemed a tenant of such housing accommodations for the purposes of the rent-regulating laws.

S503 - Sponsor Memo

S503 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   503

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 administrative code of the city of New York and  the
  emergency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in relation
  to the definition of a tenant

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

  Section  1. Subdivision m of section 26-403 of the administrative code
of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
  m. "Tenant." A tenant, subtenant, lessee, sublessee, or  other  person
entitled  to  the  possession  or to the use or occupancy of any housing
accommodation. THE TERM TENANT  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  INCLUDE  A  CHILD
(REGARDLESS OF AGE) WHO HAS RESIDED WITH HIS OR HER PARENT FOR TWO YEARS
OR  MORE  IN  A  HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
CHAPTER AND OF WHICH SUCH PARENT IS A TENANT.
  S 2. The administrative code of the city of New  York  is  amended  by
adding a new section 26-504.4 to read as follows:
  S  26-504.4  TENANT; DEFINITION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER, THE
TERM TENANT SHALL BE DEEMED TO INCLUDE A CHILD (REGARDLESS OF  AGE)  WHO
HAS  RESIDED  WITH  HIS OR HER PARENT FOR TWO YEARS OR MORE IN A HOUSING
ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  CHAPTER  AND  OF  WHICH
SUCH PARENT IS A TENANT.
  S  3.  Section  4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974, constituting the
emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, is amended  by
adding a new section 15 to read as follows:
  S  15.    TENANT;  DEFINITION.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ACT, THE TERM
TENANT SHALL BE DEEMED TO INCLUDE A CHILD (REGARDLESS OF  AGE)  WHO  HAS
RESIDED WITH HIS OR HER PARENT FOR TWO YEARS OR MORE IN A HOUSING ACCOM-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00603-01-3

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