|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 30, 2014||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S7696
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7696 - Details
- Current Committee:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S7696 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: The bill would ensure that the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) has sufficient resources to administer and enforce the rent regulation laws. This legislation would increase the annual fee paid by owners of rent stabilized apartments in New York City from $10 per unit to $30 per unit, and dedicate all increased revenues to the DHCR's Office of Rent Administration (ORA) and Tenant Protection Unit (TPU). SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 26-517.1 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York by increasing the annual fee collected by the New York City Department of Finance for each registered rent stabilized unit from $10 to $30. Section 2 amends subdivisions c of section 8 of the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974 by increasing the annual fee collected by the New York City Department of Finance for each registered rent stabilized unit from $10 to $30. All revenues collected by the City Department of Finance are transferred to the DHCR to cover the costs
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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