|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2016||enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to judiciary|
|Mar 05, 2015||advanced to third reading cal.53|
|Mar 03, 2015||reported|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to judiciary|
assembly Bill A262
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Ellen C. Jaffee
A262 (ACTIVE) - Details
A262 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that a landlord depositing security deposits in an interest bearing account shall be entitled to receive as administration expenses a sum equivalent to 20 percent of the interest earned by such security money per annum, but not to exceed one percent per annum of the money so deposited.
A262 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 262 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. WEINSTEIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GALEF, GLICK, JAFFEE, ORTIZ, PERRY, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to tenant secu- rity deposit accounts THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 7-103 of the general obligations law, as amended by chapter 402 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: 2. Whenever the person receiving money so deposited or advanced shall deposit such money in a banking organization, such person shall thereup- on notify in writing each of the persons making such security deposit or advance, giving the name and address of the banking organization in which the deposit of security money is made, and the amount of such deposit. Deposits in a banking organization pursuant to the provisions of this subdivision shall be made in a banking organization having a place of business within the state. If the person depositing such secu- rity money in a banking organization shall deposit same in an interest bearing account, [he] SUCH PERSON shall be entitled to receive, as administration expenses, a sum equivalent to TWENTY PERCENT OF THE INTEREST EARNED BY SUCH SECURITY MONEY PER ANNUM, BUT NO MORE THAN one [per cent] PERCENT per annum [upon] OF the security money so deposited, which shall be in lieu of all other administrative and custodial expenses. The balance of the interest paid by the banking organization shall be the money of the person making the deposit or advance and shall either be held in trust by the person with whom such deposit or advance shall be made, until repaid or applied for the use or rental of the leased premises, or annually paid to the person making the deposit of security money. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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