senate Bill S7956

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the New York city planning commission to hold public community forum prior to approving the location or continued operation of a supportive housing facility or social services center

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Dec 01, 2014 referred to rules

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S7956 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add ยง25-111-a, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4542

S7956 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York city planning commission to hold a public community forum prior to approving the location or continued operation of a supportive housing facility or social services center.

S7956 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7956 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7956

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 1, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  the location of supportive housing facilities and social
  services centers, and renewal of the lease or operation of such facil-
  ity or center

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

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 25-111-a to read as follows:
  S 25-111-A CITY PLANNING  COMMISSION  TO  REGULATE  THE  LOCATION  AND
CONTINUED OPERATION OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FACILITIES AND SOCIAL SERVICES
CENTERS. A. THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION SHALL REGULATE AND MAY RESTRICT
THE  LOCATION  OF  SUPPORTIVE  HOUSING  FACILITIES  AND  SOCIAL SERVICES
CENTERS, AND SET THE CONDITIONS FOR THE RENEWAL OF LEASES  OR  PLANS  OF
OPERATION FOR SUCH FACILITIES AND CENTERS.
  B.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FACILITY OR
SOCIAL SERVICES CENTER" MEANS A MULTIPLE RESIDENCE OR CENTER OPERATED BY
THE STATE, THE CITY, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION,  WHICH  PROVIDES
HOUSING  ACCOMMODATIONS AND SUPPORT SERVICES TO TEN OR MORE RESIDENTS OR
FIFTY OR MORE NON-RESIDENT CLIENTS PER  DAY  WHO  HAVE  MENTAL  ILLNESS,
TRAUMA,  ABUSE, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND/OR CHRONIC ILLNESS; AND SHELTERS
FOR THE HOMELESS, OR ABUSED WOMEN AND CHILDREN.
  C. THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION SHALL NOT AUTHORIZE THE  ESTABLISHMENT
OR  LOCATION,  OR  THE RENEWAL OF THE LEASE OR A CONTRACT TO FINANCE THE
OPERATION, OF A SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FACILITY OR  SOCIAL  SERVICES  CENTER
UNTIL THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION HAVE BEEN COMPLIED WITH.
  D.  NO  SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FACILITY OR SOCIAL SERVICES CENTER SHALL BE
ESTABLISHED OR LOCATED IN THE  CITY,  NOR  SHALL  THE  LEASE  FOR  OR  A
CONTRACT  TO  FINANCE  THE  OPERATION  OF  SUCH  A FACILITY OR CENTER BE
RENEWED, UNTIL THE OPERATOR THEREOF SHALL  HAVE  FILED  NOTICE  OF  SUCH
PROPOSED  OR  EXISTING  SUPPORTIVE  HOUSING  FACILITY OR SOCIAL SERVICES
CENTER WITH THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION AND THE COMMUNITY BOARD OF  THE
LOCALITY  IN  WHICH SUCH FACILITY OR CENTER IS PROPOSED TO BE LOCATED OR

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

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