senate Bill S3565

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to surcharges for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accommodations subject to rent control

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development
Feb 12, 2015 referred to housing, construction and community development

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S3565 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A416
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §26-416, amd §26-512, NYC Ad Cd; amd §6, Emerg Ten Prot Act of 1974; amd §4, Emerg Hous Rent Cont L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6110, A8290
2017-2018: S2367, A1368
2019-2020: S3318, A2675

S3565 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to surcharges for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accommodations subject to rent control.

S3565 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3565 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3565

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, PARKER,
  PERKINS, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Communi-
  ty Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the administrative code of the city of New York, the
  emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four and the emer-
  gency housing rent control law, in relation to prohibiting  surcharges
  for the installation or use of air conditioner units in housing accom-
  modations subject to rent regulation

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

  Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
by adding a new section 26-416 to read as follows:
  S  26-416  SURCHARGES  FOR  TENANT-INSTALLED  AIR  CONDITIONER  UNITS;
PROHIBITED. THE IMPOSITION OF ANY SURCHARGE FOR THE INSTALLATION AND USE
OF A TENANT-INSTALLED AIR  CONDITIONER  UNIT  IS  PROHIBITED  WHERE  THE
TENANT PAYS FOR ELECTRIC UTILITY SERVICE.
  S  2.  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.  NO  OWNER  OF A HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SECTION SHALL IMPOSE ANY SURCHARGE FOR THE INSTALLATION AND USE  OF
A  TENANT-INSTALLED AIR CONDITIONER UNIT WHERE THE TENANT PAYS FOR ELEC-
TRIC UTILITY SERVICE.
  S 3. 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.  NO OWNER OF A HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO THE  PROVISIONS  OF
THIS  LAW  SHALL  IMPOSE ANY SURCHARGE FOR THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF A
TENANT-INSTALLED AIR CONDITIONER UNIT WHERE THE TENANT PAYS FOR ELECTRIC
UTILITY SERVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02279-02-5

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