senate Bill S685

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to divesting the board of standards and appeals of its jurisdiction over matters relating to buildings and zoning; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
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S685 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §§666, 200, 645 & 648, rpld §668, add §201-a; NYC Chart; rpld §§25-202, 10-160, 24-526, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally; amd §36, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6102

S685 - Summary

Relates to divesting the board of standards and appeals of its jurisdiction over matters relating to buildings and zoning.

S685 - Sponsor Memo

S685 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   685

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, the  administrative  code  of
  the  city of New York and the general city law, in relation to divest-
  ing the board of  standards  and  appeals  of  its  jurisdiction  over
  matters  relating  to  buildings  and  zoning;  and  repealing certain
  provisions of the New York city charter and the administrative code of
  the city of New York relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of section 666 of the
New  York city charter, subdivision 5 as amended by local law number 102
of the city of New York for the year 1977,  the  opening  paragraph  and
paragraph (b) of subdivision 6 as amended by a vote of the people of the
city of New York at the general election held in November of 1988, para-
graph (a) of subdivision 6 as amended by local law number 39 of the laws
of 2008, paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 and subdivisions 7, 10 and 11 as
amended  by  a vote of the people of the city of New York at the general
election held in November of 1989, subdivision 9 as amended by a vote of
the people of the city of New York  at  the  general  election  held  in
November  of  1975,  and subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 as renum-
bered by local law number 49 of the city of New York for the year  1991,
are amended to read as follows:
  5.  [To determine and vary the application of the zoning resolution as
may be provided in such resolution and pursuant to section  six  hundred
sixty-eight.
  6.] To hear and decide appeals from and review,
  (a)  [except  as  otherwise  provided  by law, any order, requirement,
decision or determination of the commissioner of buildings or of a depu-
ty commissioner of buildings or any borough superintendent of  buildings

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

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