senate Bill S3557A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2016 print number 3557a
May 19, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 06, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development
Feb 12, 2015 referred to housing, construction and community development

S3557 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1970
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §4, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §§26-512 & 26-405, NYC Ad Cd;
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7673, A9776
2017-2018: A2107

S3557 - Summary

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement.

S3557 - Sponsor Memo

S3557 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3557

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development

AN ACT to amend chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 constituting  the  emer-
  gency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the adminis-
  trative code of the city of New York, in relation to  prohibiting  the
  collection  of  rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval
  of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent  based
  upon a major capital improvement

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

  Section 1. Section 6 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws  of  1974
constituting  the  emergency  tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-
four is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:
  H. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A MAJOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE  APPLICATION
THEREFOR.  NO  INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME PRIOR TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 2. Section 26-512 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A MAJOR
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE  APPLICATION
THEREFOR.  NO  INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME PRIOR TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that:
  a. the amendments to section 4 of the emergency tenant protection  act
of nineteen seventy-four made by section one of this act shall expire on
the same date as such act expires and shall not affect the expiration of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00298-01-5

S3557A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1970
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974
Laws Affected:
Amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §4, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L; amd §§26-512 & 26-405, NYC Ad Cd;
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7673, A9776
2017-2018: A2107

S3557A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the collection of rent arrearages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application for an adjustment in the legal regulated rent based upon a major capital improvement.

S3557A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3557A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3557--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Housing,
  Construction  and Community Development in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend chapter 576 of the laws of 1974 constituting the emer-
  gency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, the  administra-
  tive  code  of  the  city  of  New York and the emergency housing rent
  control law, in relation to prohibiting the collection of rent arrear-
  ages accruing prior to the date of approval of an application  for  an
  adjustment  in  the  legal  regulated  rent based upon a major capital
  improvement

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

  Section  1.  Section 6 of section 4 of chapter 576 of the laws of 1974
constituting the emergency tenant protection act  of  nineteen  seventy-
four is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows:
  H.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A  MAJOR
CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION
THEREFOR. NO INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME  PRIOR  TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.
  S 2. Section 26-512 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY ADJUSTMENT IN THE LEGAL REGULATED RENT BASED UPON A  MAJOR
CAPITAL  IMPROVEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION
THEREFOR. NO INCREASE MAY BE COLLECTED FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME  PRIOR  TO
THE DATE OF APPROVAL OF THE APPLICATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00298-10-6

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