senate Bill S8708A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawful occupation

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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
Jun 12, 2018 print number 8708a
Jun 12, 2018 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
May 10, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development

S8708 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10193
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Multiple Residence Law
Laws Affected:
Add §302-a, Mult Res L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2576, A1646

S8708 - Summary

Relates to unlawful occupation; provides that if any dwelling or structure be occupied in violation of section three hundred two of the multiple residence law, no rent shall be recovered by the owner of such premises for said period, and no action for possession of said premises for nonpayment of such rent shall be maintained therefor.

S8708 - Sponsor Memo

S8708 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8708

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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  multiple residence law, in relation to unlawful
  occupation

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

  Section  1.  The  multiple  residence  law  is amended by adding a new
section 302-a to read as follows:
  § 302-A. UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION. 1. IF ANY DWELLING OR STRUCTURE BE OCCU-
PIED IN WHOLE OR IN PART FOR HUMAN HABITATION IN  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION
THREE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF  THIS ARTICLE, NO RENT SHALL BE RECOVERED BY THE
OWNER OF SUCH PREMISES  FOR  SAID  PERIOD,  AND  NO  ACTION  OR  SPECIAL
PROCEEDING SHALL BE MAINTAINED THEREFOR, OR FOR POSSESSION OF SAID PREM-
ISES FOR NONPAYMENT OF SUCH RENT.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT  CHARGED  WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS CHAPTER MAY
CAUSE TO BE VACATED ANY DWELLING OR ANY PART THEREOF  WHICH  CONTAINS  A
NUISANCE AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, OR IS
OCCUPIED  BY MORE FAMILIES OR PERSONS THAN PERMITTED IN THIS CHAPTER, OR
IS ERECTED, ALTERED OR OCCUPIED CONTRARY TO LAW. ANY SUCH DWELLING SHALL
NOT AGAIN BE OCCUPIED UNTIL IT OR ITS OCCUPANCY, AS THE CASE MAY BE, HAS
BEEN MADE TO CONFORM TO LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14706-03-8

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10193
Current Committee:
Senate Housing, Construction And Community Development
Law Section:
Multiple Residence Law
Laws Affected:
Add §302-a, Mult Res L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2576, A1646

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to unlawful occupation; provides that if any dwelling or structure be occupied in violation of section three hundred two of the multiple residence law, no rent shall be recovered by the owner of such premises for said period, and no action for possession of said premises for nonpayment of such rent shall be maintained therefor.

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8708--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the multiple residence  law,  in  relation  to  unlawful
  occupation

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

  Section 1. The multiple residence law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 302-a to read as follows:
  § 302-A. UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION. 1. IF ANY DWELLING OR STRUCTURE BE OCCU-
PIED  IN  WHOLE  OR IN PART FOR HUMAN HABITATION IN VIOLATION OF SECTION
THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, NO RENT SHALL  BE  RECOVERED  BY  THE
OWNER  OF SUCH PREMISES FOR SAID PERIOD, AND NO ACTION FOR POSSESSION OF
SAID PREMISES FOR NONPAYMENT OF SUCH RENT SHALL BE MAINTAINED THEREFOR.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT CHARGED WITH THE ENFORCEMENT  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  MAY
CAUSE  TO  BE  VACATED ANY DWELLING OR ANY PART THEREOF WHICH CONTAINS A
NUISANCE AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, OR IS
OCCUPIED BY MORE FAMILIES OR PERSONS THAN PERMITTED IN THIS CHAPTER,  OR
IS ERECTED, ALTERED OR OCCUPIED CONTRARY TO LAW. ANY SUCH DWELLING SHALL
NOT AGAIN BE OCCUPIED UNTIL IT OR ITS OCCUPANCY, AS THE CASE MAY BE, HAS
BEEN MADE TO CONFORM TO LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14706-05-8

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