senate Bill S5462

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that landlords ensure that any window treatments installed in a residential unit are in proper working order

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
May 14, 2015 referred to judiciary

S5462 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5252
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง235-b, RP L

S5462 - Summary

Requires that landlords ensure that any window treatments installed in a residential unit are in proper working order.

S5462 - Sponsor Memo

S5462 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5462

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend  the real property law, in relation to requiring that
  landlords ensure that any window treatments installed in a residential
  unit are in proper working order

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 235-b of the real property
law are renumbered subdivisions 3 and 4 and a new subdivision 2 is added
to read as follows:
  2. ANY WINDOW COVERING, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BLINDS, SHADES,
VALANCES, OR  CURTAINS,  INSTALLED  BY  A  LANDLORD  SHALL  BE  PROPERLY
INSTALLED  AND IN WORKING ORDER ACCORDING TO MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATIONS
AND INSTRUCTIONS AND SHALL COMPLY WITH  ALL  THE  SAFETY  STANDARDS  AND
CONDITIONS DELINEATED IN THE TWO THOUSAND TWELVE AMERICAN NATIONAL STAN-
DARD  FOR  SAFETY  OF  CORDED WINDOW COVERING PRODUCTS. THE FAILURE OF A
LANDLORD TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE
DEEMED A BREACH OF THE WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07795-01-5

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