assembly Bill A7355

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Apr 24, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A7355 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 19-A Art Head, §§1970, 1971, 1971-a, 1972, 1973 & 1974, add §1972-a, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10195
2013-2014: A1920
2015-2016: A2173
2019-2020: A3736
2021-2022: A5337

A7355 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to special proceedings to convey title to abandoned real property to cities, towns or villages.

A7355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7355

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  actions and proceedings law, in
  relation to special proceedings to  convey  title  to  abandoned  real
  property to cities, towns or villages

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 19-A of  the  real  property
actions  and  proceedings  law, as amended by chapter 573 of the laws of
1982, is amended to read as follows:
                  SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO
                   ABANDONED [DWELLING] REAL PROPERTY
                        TO CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
  § 2. Section 1970 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as
amended by chapter 593 of the laws  of  1983,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  1970.  Applicability.  The  department or agency of a city, town or
village, responsible for [the enforcement of the multiple dwelling  law,
the  multiple residence law, or any other law, code or ordinance govern-
ing the occupancy and maintenance of residential property] ENFORCING THE
MUNICIPALITY'S BUILDING CODE (hereinafter in this article referred to as
"the department") may institute a  proceeding  in  accordance  with  the
provisions  of  this article for a judgment vesting in the city, town or
village title to [a dwelling] REAL PROPERTY which has been abandoned  by
the  owner.  This  article shall not apply to a one-family or two-family
dwelling occupied by the owner thereof.
  § 3. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1971 of the real property actions
and proceedings law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 529 of the laws
of 2008 and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 1983,
are amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09886-01-7