|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 05, 2014||referred to mental health|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 11, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 10, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 04, 2014||1st report cal.145|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 24, 2013||referred to mental health|
|Jun 21, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Jun 11, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 10, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 05, 2013||1st report cal.1132|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S955
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S955 - Details
S955 - Summary
Relates to the discharge of residents of a community residence; provides that nothing shall be deemed construed as creating a relationship of landlord and tenant between an operator of a community residence and a resident; defines community residence.
S955 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S955 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the mental hygiene law and the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to discharge of residents of a community residence PURPOSE: This bill clarifies that the discharge of a resident from a community residence licensed or operated by the Office of Mental Health (OMH) or the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) shall be governed by the regulations of those agencies, respectively, and shall not be considered to involve a relationship of landlord and tenant. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Mental Hygiene Law (MHL) § 41.33 to clarify that there is no landlord-tenant relationship between the operator of a community residence for the mentally disabled and a resident. Section 2 of the bill would amend MHL § 41.41 to clarify that there is no landlord-tenant relationship between the operator of a community residence licensed or operated by OPWDD and a resident of such community residence.
S955 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 955 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop- mental Disabilities AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law and the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to discharge of residents of a community residence THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 41.33 of the mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 298 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: S 41.33 Community residences for the mentally disabled. The commissioner shall have the power to operate or cause to be oper- ated community residential facilities for the mentally disabled. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY CONTRARY PROVISION OF LAW, NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS CREATING A RELATIONSHIP OF LANDLORD AND TENANT BETWEEN AN OPERATOR OF A COMMUNITY RESIDENCE AND A RESIDENT THER- EOF. Within amounts available therefor and subject to regulations estab- lished by him OR HER and notwithstanding any other provisions of this article, he OR SHE may provide state aid to local governments and to voluntary agencies (i) in an amount not to exceed fifty percent for acquisition or construction of such community residences, and (ii) in an amount not to exceed fifty percent for the total operating costs of community residences except community residences for the mentally ill. Such state aid to voluntary agencies shall not be granted unless there has been prior approval of the proposed community residence by the local governmental unit. S 2. Section 41.41 of the mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY CONTRARY PROVISION OF LAW, NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS CREATING A RELATIONSHIP OF LAND- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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