senate Bill S5054

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the maximum civil penalty

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development
Mar 06, 2017 referred to housing, construction and community development

S5054 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1308, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2700
2021-2022: S5321

S5054 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum civil penalty from $500 to $1000 per day per property for each day the mortgagee or agent of the mortgagee has been in violation.

S5054 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5054 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  actions and proceedings law, in
  relation to increasing the maximum civil penalty


  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of section 1308 of the real
property actions and proceedings law, as added by section 1 of part Q of
chapter 73 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Violations of this section may be heard before a  hearing  officer
or  a  court of competent jurisdiction. If it shall appear to the satis-
faction of the hearing officer or the court, based on the  preponderance
of the evidence, that the mortgagee or agent of a mortgagee has violated
this  section,  a  civil penalty may be issued by the hearing officer or
the court in the amount of up to [five hundred] ONE THOUSAND dollars per
day per property for each day the violation persisted.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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