senate Bill S82

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires manufacturers and sellers of manufactured homes to provide customers with notice that owners of manufactured home parks may change the use of land

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S82 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L; amd §233, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S130
2009-2010: S1935

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

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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