senate Bill S59

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases civil penalties for violations of building maintenance standards within the city of New York

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
Jan 09, 2013 referred to housing, construction and community development

S59 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5404
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง27-2115, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S601, A3988
2009-2010: S7393, A10627

S59 - Summary

Increases civil penalties for violations of state and local laws which pertain to building maintenance and operation within the city of New York.

S59 - Sponsor Memo

S59 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   59

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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, in
  relation to the imposition of civil penalties for violation  of  state
  and local laws for building maintenance and operation

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision (a) of section 27-2115 of  the  administrative
code  of  the city of New York, as amended by local law number 65 of the
city of New York for the year 1987, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  A person who violates any law relating to housing standards shall
be subject to a civil penalty of not less than [ten] FIFTEEN dollars nor
more than [fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE dollars for each [non-hazardous] CLASS  A
violation, not less than [twenty-five] FIFTY dollars nor more than [one]
TWO hundred [dollars] and [ten] TWENTY dollars per day for each [hazard-
ous]  CLASS B violation, AND fifty dollars per day for each [immediately
hazardous] CLASS C violation, occurring in a multiple dwelling  contain-
ing  five  or  fewer dwelling units, from the date set for correction in
the notice of violation until the violation is corrected, and  not  less
than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred fifty dollars and, in addi-
tion,  one  hundred  twenty-five  dollars  per day for each [immediately
hazardous] CLASS C violation, occurring in a multiple dwelling  contain-
ing  more  than five dwelling units, from the date set for correction in
the notice of violation until the violation  is  corrected.    A  person
wilfully making a false certification of correction of a violation shall
be  subject  to  a  civil  penalty of not less than [fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE
dollars nor more than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED dollars for each
violation falsely certified, in addition to the other  penalties  herein
provided.
  S  2.    This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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