senate Bill S7673

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement

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May 27, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development

S7673 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9776
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §26-512, NYC Ad Cd

S7673 - Summary

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement.

S7673 - Sponsor Memo

S7673 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7673

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 27, 2014
                               ___________

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 chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 constituting  the  emer-
  gency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the adminis-
  trative code of the city of New York, in relation to  prohibiting  the
  collection  of  rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval
  of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent  based
  upon a major capital improvement

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

  Section 1. Section 6 of 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 subdivision h to read as follows:
  H. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A MAJOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE  APPLICATION
THEREFOR.  NO  INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME PRIOR TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 2. Section 26-512 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A MAJOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE  APPLICATION
THEREFOR.  NO  INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME PRIOR TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that:
  a. the amendments to section 4 of the emergency tenant protection  act
of nineteen seventy-four made by section one of this act shall expire on
the same date as such act expires and shall not affect the expiration of
such  act  as provided in section 17 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974;
and
  b. the amendments to section 26-512 of chapter 4 of title  26  of  the
administrative  code of the city of New York made by section two of this
act shall expire on the same date as such  law  expires  and  shall  not
affect  the  expiration  of such law as provided under section 26-520 of
such law.

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