Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to judiciary
|Mar 03, 2017||
referred to judiciary
Senate Bill S4847
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S4847 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S4847 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4847 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring contact information of landlords to be furnished to tenants PURPOSE : To make it possible for tenants to identify and contact their landlord directly if problems persist, rather than being forced to work with a management company or other, similar barrier. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one amends the real property law, to add a new § 235-h requiring that landlords furnish their contact information to all tenants and that LLC who hold property for rental provide the personal contact information for major stakeholders. Section two provides that this act shall take effect immediately. EXISTING LAW : None. JUSTIFICATION :
2017-S4847 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4847 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 3, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring contact information of landlords to be furnished to tenants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding a new section 235-h to read as follows: § 235-H. CONTACT INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED TO TENANT. EVERY TENANT SHALL RECEIVE AT THE START OF THE TENANCY A WRITTEN DOCUMENT CONTAINING THE MOST CURRENT NAME, VALID PHONE NUMBER, AND ADDRESS ABLE TO BE USED BY THE TENANT TO DIRECTLY CONTACT THE LANDLORD AND, IF THE PROPERTY IS OWNED BY A THIRD PARTY SUCH AS A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, THE THIRD PARTY THAT HOLDS THE TITLE TO THE PROPERTY THAT IS BEING LEASED. IF ANY OF THE CONTACT INFORMATION FURNISHED BECOMES INACCURATE, A WRITTEN DOCU- MENT SHALL BE PROVIDED TO EVERY TENANT WITH THE UPDATED CONTACT INFORMA- TION WITHIN THREE DAYS OF THE ACQUISITION OF THE NEW CONTACT INFORMA- TION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09692-01-7
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