senate Bill S70

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates council on affordable housing within executive department and requires comprehensive planning and construction of low and moderate income housing

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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S70 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A98
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §31, add Art 13-B §268, Exec L; add Art 12-A §§320 - 343, Pub Hous L; amd §§261, 263 & 282, Town L; amd §§7-700, 7-704 & 7-740, Vil L; amd §20, Gen City L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S681A, A726
2009-2010: S4454, A4055

S70 - Summary

Creates a fair sharing housing act and a council on affordable housing within the executive department; provides for planning and construction of low and moderate income housing in accordance with regional considerations; provides that no municipality may enact any zoning regulation that would inhibit or make economically infeasible the development of affordable housing.

S70 - Sponsor Memo

S70 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   70

                       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 Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the public housing law, the town law,
  the village law and the general city law, in relation to creation of a
  fair share housing act

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

  Section  1. Section 31 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 13-B to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 13-B
                      COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING
SECTION 268. COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
  S 268. COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING. THE CHAIRPERSON OF  THE  COUNCIL
ON  AFFORDABLE  HOUSING  APPOINTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE
TWELVE-A OF THE PUBLIC HOUSING LAW, SHALL BE THE HEAD OF THE COUNCIL  ON
AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND SHALL HAVE AND EXERCISE ALL THE FUNCTIONS, POWERS
AND  DUTIES  VESTED  IN  HIM OR HER BY THAT OR ANY OTHER LAW. THE CHAIR-
PERSON OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING SHALL RECEIVE A SALARY TO BE
FIXED BY THE GOVERNOR WITHIN THE AMOUNT APPROPRIATED THEREFOR.
  S 3. The public housing law is amended by adding a new article 12-A to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XII-A
                         FAIR SHARE HOUSING ACT
SECTION 320. SHORT TITLE.
        321. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        322. LEGISLATIVE DECLARATIONS AND INTENTION.
        323. DEFINITIONS.

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

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