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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S82
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S82 - Details
S82 - Summary
Requires manufacturers and sellers of manufactured homes to provide customers with notice that owners of manufactured home parks may change the use of land comprising manufactured home parks requiring a customer to relocate the home at the customer's expense.
S82 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S82 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law and the real property law, in relation to requiring manufactured home park owners or operators to provide customers with notice that such owners or operators of manufactured home parks may change the use of land comprising manufactured home parks PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to ensure that customers who are considering purchasing a manufactured home are aware of the fact that manufactured home park owners may propose a change in the use of the land comprising a manufactured home park and that such change may require home owners to relocate. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 399-nn to the general business law which specifies that a contract between a seller of manufactured homes and a consumer must contain the street address of the seller and the consumer, be dated and signed by both parties, and contain the following statement in no less than twelve-point bold face type:
S82 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 82 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law and the real property law, in relation to requiring manufactured home park owners or operators to provide customers with notice that such owners or operators of manu- factured home parks may change the use of land comprising manufactured home parks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-nn to read as follows: S 399-NN. MANUFACTURED HOME CONTRACTS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MANUFACTURED HOME" MEANS A STRUCTURE, TRANSPORTABLE IN ONE OR MORE SECTIONS, WHICH, IN THE TRAVELING MODE, IS EIGHT BODY FEET OR MORE IN WIDTH OR FORTY BODY FEET OR MORE IN LENGTH, OR, WHEN ERECTED ON SITE, IS THREE HUNDRED TWENTY OR MORE SQUARE FEET, AND WHICH IS BUILT ON A PERMANENT CHASSIS AND DESIGNED TO BE USED AS A DWELLING WITH OR WITHOUT A PERMANENT FOUNDATION WHEN CONNECTED TO THE REQUIRED UTILITIES, AND INCLUDES THE PLUMBING, HEATING, AIR-CONDITIONING AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS CONTAINED THEREIN. THE TERM SHALL INCLUDE ANY STRUCTURE THAT MEETS ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION EXCEPT THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS AND WITH RESPECT TO WHICH THE MANUFACTURER VOLUNTARILY FILES A CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND COMPLIES WITH THE STANDARDS ESTABLISHED UNDER TITLE 42 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE; AND EXCEPT THAT SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY SELF-PRO- PELLED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE. 2. EVERY CONTRACT BETWEEN A CONSUMER AND A SELLER OF A MANUFACTURED HOME SHALL BE IN WRITING, SHALL BE DATED, SHALL CONTAIN THE STREET ADDRESS OF THE SELLER AND THE CONSUMER, AND SHALL BE SIGNED BY THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01103-01-3
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