senate Bill S1496

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the class C felony of illegal conversion or alteration of real property and amends the administrative code of the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2017 referred to codes

S1496 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5187
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§145.75 & 145.80, Pen L; amd §§28-201.2.1, 28-202.1, 28-204.6, 28-207.4.1 & 11-319, add §28-210.4, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S889A
2013-2014: S682
2011-2012: S7274

S1496 - Summary

Establishes the class C felony of illegal conversion or alteration of real property and amends the civil penalties for such conversion in the administrative code of the city of New York.

S1496 - Sponsor Memo

S1496 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1496

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
  illegal  conversion  or  alteration  of real property and to amend the
  administrative code of the city of New  York,  in  relation  to  civil
  penalties for unlawful conversions

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  145.75
and 145.80 to read as follows:
S 145.75 DEFINITION; CONVERSION OR ALTERATION OF REAL PROPERTY.
  FOR  PURPOSES OF SECTION 145.80 OF THIS ARTICLE, "CONVERSION OR ALTER-
ATION" SHALL MEAN ANY CHANGE IN THE STRUCTURAL PARTS OR EXISTING FACILI-
TIES OF ANY BUILDING, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE SUBDIVISION  OF
ROOMS, OR ERECTION OR DEMOLITION OF WALLS, OR THE MOVING OF ANY BUILDING
FROM ONE LOCATION OR POSITION TO ANOTHER.
S 145.80 ILLEGAL CONVERSION OR ALTERATION OF REAL PROPERTY.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ILLEGAL CONVERSION OR ALTERATION OF REAL PROPER-
TY WHEN:
  1. (A) HE OR SHE IS THE OWNER OR MANAGER OF REAL PROPERTY AND KNOWING-
LY  PARTICIPATED  OR  AUTHORIZED THE ILLEGAL ALTERATION OR CONVERSION OF
SUCH PROPERTY IN VIOLATION OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE, CODE OR
RULE OR REGULATION RELATING TO  REAL  PROPERTY,  BUILDINGS  OR  MULTIPLE
DWELLINGS; OR
  (B)  HE  OR  SHE  IS  A  TENANT  OF REAL PROPERTY AND MAKES AN ILLEGAL
CONVERSION OR ALTERATION OF SUCH PROPERTY WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE
OWNER  THEREOF,  AND  SUCH ALTERATION OR CONVERSION OF THE REAL PROPERTY
WAS IN VIOLATION OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE, CODE OR  RULE  OR
REGULATION  RELATING  TO REAL PROPERTY, BUILDINGS OR MULTIPLE DWELLINGS;
AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06805-01-7

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