senate Bill S7732

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the lease and landlord fraud public awareness program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2016 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1657
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 12, 2016 referred to housing, construction and community development

S7732 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10701
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง20-a, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S631, A1930
2019-2020: S628, A619

S7732 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the lease and landlord fraud public awareness program to promote public awareness of the potential risks of signing a fraudulent lease with an individual misrepresenting themselves as a landlord.

S7732 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7732 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7732

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to establishing the
  lease and landlord fraud public awareness program  to  promote  public
  awareness of the potential risks of signing a fraudulent lease with an
  individual misrepresenting themselves as a landlord

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

  Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a  new  section
20-a to read as follows:
  S  20-A.  LEASE  AND  LANDLORD  FRAUD PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM. 1. THE
LEASE AND LANDLORD FRAUD PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM IS HEREBY  ESTABLISHED
WITHIN  THE  DIVISION TO PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE POTENTIAL RISKS
OF SIGNING A FRAUDULENT LEASE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL  MISREPRESENTING  THEM-
SELVES AS A LANDLORD.
  2. THE DIVISION SHALL:
  A. DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED  TO,  WRITTEN MATERIALS AND BROCHURES TO PROMOTE LEASE AND LAND-
LORD FRAUD AWARENESS AND EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON FRAUDULENT LEASES
AND INDIVIDUALS MISREPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS LANDLORDS; AND
  B. DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND BROCHURES  WHICH  SHALL  BE  MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15417-01-6

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