senate Bill S932A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2016 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.143
committee discharged and committed to rules
print number 932a
Feb 08, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 19, 2015 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.706
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 07, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 8, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S932A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 18, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S932
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S932 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7811
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: S1482, A3337
2019-2020: S234

S932 - 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.

S932 - Sponsor Memo

S932 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   932

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

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

Co-Sponsors

S932A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7811
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: S1482, A3337
2019-2020: S234

S932A (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.

S932A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S932A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 932--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. AVELLA, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Veterans,  Home-
  land  Security and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs  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 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.
                                                           LBD01954-02-6

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