senate Bill S6388A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2016 signed chap.177
Jul 13, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.398
substituted for a9161
Jun 14, 2016 referred to cities
returned to assembly
repassed senate
home rule request
Feb 02, 2016 amended on third reading 6388a
Jan 12, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 11, 2016 referred to cities
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.19
Jan 08, 2016 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 11, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6388
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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S6388 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9161
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §36, Gen City L

S6388 - Summary

Relates to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York.

S6388 - Sponsor Memo

S6388 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6388

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general city law, in  relation  to  certificates  of
  occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 36 of the  general  city  law,  as
added by chapter 532 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of law, rule or regulation to the
contrary, a certificate of occupancy for a one or two family residential
dwelling WHICH IS OTHERWISE IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS shall
be issued by the department of buildings of the city of New York for any
building abutting an unmapped street without a review by  the  board  of
standards  and appeals in the following circumstances: (a) if the corpo-
ration counsel of the city of New York has issued an opinion determining
that the public way has been open and in use to the public for a minimum
of ten years and has been attested to by documents satisfactory  to  the
municipality,  that the unmapped street abutting such building or struc-
ture shall have been  suitably  improved  to  the  satisfaction  of  the
department  of transportation of the city of New York in accordance with
standards and specifications approved by such department as adequate  in
respect to the public health, safety and general welfare for the special
circumstances  of the particular unmapped street, and that such building
or structure is equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler, or (b) if the
department of buildings of the city of New York determines that  [other]
SUCH  one  or  two family residential [dwellings which have] DWELLING IS
LOCATED WITHIN THE SAME BLOCK AND FRONTING ON THE SAME  UNMAPPED  STREET
IN  QUESTION AS ANOTHER BUILDING OR STRUCTURE THAT successfully appealed
to the board of  standards  and  appeals  and  [have]  HAS  been  issued
[certificates]  A  CERTIFICATE of occupancy [are located within the same
block where such buildings or structures also have frontage that direct-
ly abuts the unmapped street in question, that such unmapped street] AND
PROVIDED THE UNMAPPED STREET FRONTING SUCH ONE OR TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL
DWELLING has been suitably improved to the [satisfaction] STANDARDS  AND

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

S6388A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9161
Law Section:
General City Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §36, Gen City L

S6388A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York.

S6388A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6388A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6388--A
    Cal. No. 19

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- reported  favora-
  bly  from said committee, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate
  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored
  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general city law, in  relation  to  certificates  of
  occupancy for unmapped streets in the city of New York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 36 of the  general  city  law,  as
added  by  a  chapter of the laws of 2015, amending the general city law
relating to certificates of occupancy for unmapped streets in  the  city
of  New  York,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers A.7487 and
S.3472-A, is amended to read as follows:
  3. Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule  or  regulation  to  the
contrary, a certificate of occupancy for a one or two family residential
dwelling WHICH IS OTHERWISE IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS shall
be issued by the department of buildings of the city of New York for any
building  abutting  an  unmapped street without a review by the board of
standards and appeals in the following circumstances: (a) if the  corpo-
ration counsel of the city of New York has issued an opinion determining
that the public way has been open and in use to the public for a minimum
of  ten  years and has been attested to by documents satisfactory to the
municipality, that the unmapped street abutting such building or  struc-
ture  shall  have  been  suitably  improved  to  the satisfaction of the
department of transportation of the city of New York in accordance  with
standards  and specifications approved by such department as adequate in
respect to the public health, safety and general welfare for the special
circumstances of the particular unmapped street, and that such  building
or structure is equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler, or (b) if the
department  of buildings of the city of New York determines that [other]
SUCH one or two family residential [dwellings which  have]  DWELLING  IS
LOCATED  WITHIN  THE SAME BLOCK AND FRONTING ON THE SAME UNMAPPED STREET

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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