assembly Bill A7811A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2016 print number 7811a
Feb 26, 2016 amend and recommit to housing
Jan 06, 2016 referred to housing
May 27, 2015 referred to housing

A7811 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S932
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5867
2013-2014: S1702
2017-2018: A3337, S1482
2019-2020: S234

A7811 - Summary

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing; expands eligibility requirements to include veterans of the recent conflicts; requires granting of a preference for public housing to veterans or families of veterans who have a military service connected disability.

A7811 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7811

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Housing

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to veterans'  eligi-
  bility for public housing

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 1  of  section
156  of the public housing law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of
2006, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) have served in the armed forces of the United States for a  period
of  at  least  six months (or any shorter period which terminated due to
death or injury incurred in such service), provided some portion of  the
period  of  service was between the twenty-eighth day of February, nine-
teen hundred sixty-one to the  seventh  day  of  May,  nineteen  hundred
seventy-five,  OR  BETWEEN THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND
ONE TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, and
  S 2. Section 156 of the public housing law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  AN  AUTHORITY SHALL GRANT A PREFERENCE IN THE SELECTION OF TENANTS
TO VETERANS  OR  FAMILIES  OF  VETERANS  WHO  HAVE  A  MILITARY  SERVICE
CONNECTED DISABILITY PROVIDED THAT SUCH VETERANS OR FAMILIES OF VETERANS
OTHERWISE  QUALIFY  FOR  OCCUPANCY  IN  SUCH AN AUTHORITY'S PROJECTS AND
PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH AUTHORITY HAS COMPLIED WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
SECTION 960.206 OF TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS  RELATING
TO SUCH PREFERENCES.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01954-01-5

A7811A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S932
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5867
2013-2014: S1702
2017-2018: A3337, S1482
2019-2020: S234

A7811A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing; expands eligibility requirements to include veterans of the recent conflicts; requires granting of a preference for public housing to veterans or families of veterans who have a military service connected disability.

A7811A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7811--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Housing -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Housing  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to veterans' eligi-
  bility for public housing

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section
156 of the public housing law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws  of
2006, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  have served in the armed forces of the United States for a period
of at least six months (or any shorter period which  terminated  due  to
death  or injury incurred in such service), provided some portion of the
period of service was between the twenty-eighth day of  February,  nine-
teen  hundred  sixty-one  to  the  seventh  day of May, nineteen hundred
seventy-five, OR BETWEEN THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND
ONE TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, and
  S  2. Section 156 of the public housing law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. AN AUTHORITY SHALL GRANT A PREFERENCE IN THE SELECTION  OF  TENANTS
TO  VETERANS  OR  FAMILIES  OF  VETERANS  WHO  HAVE  A  MILITARY SERVICE
CONNECTED DISABILITY PROVIDED THAT SUCH VETERANS OR FAMILIES OF VETERANS
OTHERWISE QUALIFY FOR OCCUPANCY IN  SUCH  AN  AUTHORITY'S  PROJECTS  AND
PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH AUTHORITY HAS COMPLIED WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
SECTION  960.206 OF TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS RELATING
TO SUCH PREFERENCES.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01954-03-6

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