|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S900
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S900 - Details
S900 - Summary
Relates to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages.
S900 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S900 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages PURPOSE: Expand the types of abandoned properties that can be dealt with using article 19-A of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law, thereby assisting local governments to address those properties that are abandoned and that blight the communities in which they are located. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Article 19-A is amended to include all real property, not just dwellings, in the category of property that can be declared abandoned. Section 1971 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law is amended to expand the definition of abandoned property to include property that has had a zoning, housing, building, or property maintenance code violation which has been continuously outstanding and not remediated for a period of at least one year from the date the original order to correct or notice of violation was served upon the property owner pursuant to subdivision four of section 308 of the
S900 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 900 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MARTINS, BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 19-A of the real property actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 573 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO ABANDONED [DWELLING] REAL PROPERTY TO CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE S 2. Section 1970 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as amended by chapter 593 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows: S 1970. Applicability. The department or agency of a city, town or village, responsible for [the enforcement of the multiple dwelling law, the multiple residence law, or any other law, code or ordinance govern- ing the occupancy and maintenance of residential property] ENFORCING THE MUNICIPALITY'S BUILDING CODE (hereinafter in this article referred to as "the department") may institute a proceeding in accordance with the provisions of this article for a judgment vesting in the city, town or village title to [a dwelling] REAL PROPERTY which has been abandoned by the owner. This article shall not apply to a one-family or two-family dwelling occupied by the owner thereof. S 3. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1971 of the real property actions and proceedings law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 529 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 1983, are amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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