|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 29, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S7686
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7686 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Multiple Dwelling Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§282-a & 284, Mult Dwell L
S7686 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7686 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to coverage of interim multiple dwellings and owner obligations PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill amends the multiple dwelling law by removing the six month time limit under which applications for registration as an interim multiple dwelling or for coverage of residential units must occur. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Removes the six month time limit under which applications for registration as an interim multiple dwelling or for coverage of residential units must occur after the date that the loll board shall have adopted all regulations necessary in order to implement the two thousand and ten loft laws. Renders it unlawful for an owner of a dwelling to cause an occupant to vacate due to repeated interruptions of essential services if the occupant has filed for coverage and has received a docket number from the loft board. Section 2 - Specifies the dates at which owners of interim dwellings have to file an alteration application and the timeline in which they have to achieve compliance with safety and fire protection.
S7686 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7686 I N S E N A T E May 29, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 multiple dwelling law, in relation to coverage of interim multiple dwellings and owner obligations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 282-a of the multiple dwelling law, as amended by chapter 159 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: S 282-a. [Limitation on applications] APPLICATIONS for coverage of interim multiple dwellings and residential units. [1. All applications for registration as an interim multiple dwelling or for coverage of residential units under this article shall be filed with the loft board within six months after the date the loft board shall have adopted all rules or regulations necessary in order to implement the provisions of chapter one hundred forty-seven of the laws of two thousand ten. The loft board may subsequently amend such rules and regulations but such amendments shall not recommence the time period in which applications may be filed. Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, after such date no further applications for registration or coverage as an interim multiple dwelling or for coverage under this article shall be accepted for owners or occupants of buildings that would otherwise qual- ify as interim multiple dwellings or for coverage pursuant to this arti- cle. 2.] Where any occupant has filed an application for coverage pursuant to this article and has received a docket number from the loft board, it shall be unlawful for an owner to cause or intend to cause such occupant to vacate, surrender or waive any rights in relation to such occupancy, due to repeated interruptions or discontinuances of essential services, or an interruption or discontinuance of an essential service for an extended duration or of such significance as to substantially impair habitability of such unit, at any time before the loft board has made a final determination, including appeals, to approve or deny such applica- tion. This [subdivision] SECTION shall not grant any rights of continued EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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