senate Bill S7696

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Precludes owners from collecting further rent increases if they fail to pay their housing unit fee

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May 30, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S7696 - Details

Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-517.1, NYC Ad Cd; amd §8, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974

S7696 - Summary

Precludes owners from collecting further rent increases if they fail to pay their housing unit fee.

S7696 - Sponsor Memo

S7696 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7696

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 30, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 and the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, in  relation
  to housing unit fees

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision a of section 26-517.1  of  the  administrative
code  of  the  city  of New York, as added by local law number 95 of the
city of New York for the year 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  a. The [Department] DEPARTMENT of [Finance] FINANCE shall collect from
the owner of each housing accommodation registered pursuant to [Section]
SECTION 26-517 of this [law] CHAPTER an annual  fee  in  the  amount  of
[ten]  THIRTY  dollars  per  year  for each unit subject to this law, in
order to defray costs incurred by the city pursuant to subdivision c  of
section eight of the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen hundred
seventy-four.
  S  2. Subdivisions c and d of section 8 of section 4 of chapter 576 of
the laws of 1974 constituting the emergency  tenant  protection  act  of
nineteen  seventy-four,  subdivision c as amended by section 5 of part Z
of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010 and subdivision d as amended by  chap-
ter 116 of the laws of 1997, are amended to read as follows:
  c.  Whenever  a  city  having  a population of one million or more has
determined the existence of an emergency pursuant to  section  three  of
this act, the provisions of this act and the New York city rent stabili-
zation  law  of nineteen hundred sixty-nine shall be administered by the
state division of housing and community renewal as provided in  the  New
York  city  rent  stabilization  law  of nineteen hundred sixty-nine, as
amended, or as otherwise provided by law.  The  costs  incurred  by  the
state  division  of  housing and community renewal in administering such
regulation shall be paid by such city. All payments  for  such  adminis-
tration shall be transmitted to the state division of housing and commu-
nity renewal as follows: on or after April first of each year commencing

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

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