|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 01, 2014||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7956
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S7956 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7956 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7956 TITLE OF BILL: 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 facility or center PURPOSE OR GENERAL OF BILL: The purpose and intent of this bill is to establish a mechanism by which local community members, neighborhood associations, and community groups located in New York City and New York City community board members can learn about proposed projects before they are constructed or established and enable them to offer comments to the New York City Planning Commission before any new supportive housing facilities or social service centers can be established in New York City's neighborhoods. In addition, in an effort to encourage continuing dialog between the local community, community board, and program operator, such notice and public forum procedures shall also apply to when such program's lease or operation is renewed or extended beyond the first period of time in which it was established. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new section 25-111-a to the Administrative Code of the City of New York that relates to powers of the New York City Planning Commission. Title 25 of the Administrative Code relates to
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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