assembly Bill A10701

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the lease and landlord fraud public awareness program

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Jun 13, 2016 referred to housing

A10701 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7732
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง20-a, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1930, S631
2019-2020: A619, S628

A10701 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the lease and landlord fraud public awareness program to promote public awareness of the potential risks of signing a fraudulent lease with an individual misrepresenting themselves as a landlord.

A10701 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  10701

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Joyner) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Housing

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to establishing  the
  lease  and  landlord  fraud public awareness program to promote public
  awareness of the potential risks of signing a fraudulent lease with an
  individual misrepresenting themselves as a landlord

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new section
20-a to read as follows:
  S 20-A. LEASE AND LANDLORD FRAUD  PUBLIC  AWARENESS  PROGRAM.  1.  THE
LEASE  AND LANDLORD FRAUD PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
WITHIN THE DIVISION TO PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE  POTENTIAL  RISKS
OF  SIGNING  A FRAUDULENT LEASE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL MISREPRESENTING THEM-
SELVES AS A LANDLORD.
  2. THE DIVISION SHALL:
  A. DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, WRITTEN MATERIALS AND BROCHURES TO PROMOTE LEASE  AND  LAND-
LORD FRAUD AWARENESS AND EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON FRAUDULENT LEASES
AND INDIVIDUALS MISREPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS LANDLORDS; AND
  B.  DEVELOP  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS  AND BROCHURES WHICH SHALL BE MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15417-01-6

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