assembly Bill A3830A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the board of directors of residential cooperative corporations and not-for-profit corporations to provide tenants with changes to the by-laws in writing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.152
rules report cal.152
reported
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2018 print number 3830a
Jun 01, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to housing
Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing
Jan 30, 2017 referred to housing

A3830 - Details

Law Section:
Cooperative Corporations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, add §78, Coop Corps L; amd §602, add §624, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6870
2019-2020: A456

A3830 - Summary

Requires the board of directors of residential cooperative corporations and not-for-profit corporations to provide tenants with changes to the by-laws in writing within ten days of adoption; requires notification to tenants of changes affecting occupancy or the rules of the building.

A3830 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3830

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Housing

AN ACT to amend the cooperative corporations law and the  not-for-profit
  corporation  law,  in  relation to requiring the board of directors of
  residential cooperative corporations and  not-for-profit  corporations
  to  provide  members,  stockholders, and delegates with changes to the
  by-laws in writing within ten days of adoption; in relation to notifi-
  cation to tenants of changes affecting occupancy or the rules  of  the
  building

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the cooperative corporations law  is  amended
to read as follows:
  §  16.  By-laws. 1. The by-laws may provide for their amendment by the
board of directors; but any amendment adopted  by  the  board  shall  be
reported  to  the annual meeting of the corporation and, if not affirma-
tively approved thereat, shall cease to be in  effect.  By-laws  may  be
adopted,  repealed  or  amended on the affirmative vote of two-thirds of
the members, stockholders or delegates voting thereon at a meeting  held
after  due  written  notice  setting  forth  the proposed action and the
purpose of the meeting.
  2. IN  THE  CASE  OF  RESIDENTIAL  COOPERATIVE  CORPORATIONS,  CHANGES
INCLUDING  THE ADOPTION, AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF THE BY-LAWS BY THE BOARD
OF DIRECTORS SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE MEMBERS, STOCKHOLDERS, AND  DELEG-
ATES OF SUCH CORPORATION IN WRITING WITHIN TEN DAYS OF SUCH ADOPTION.
  §  2.    The  cooperative  corporations law is amended by adding a new
section 78 to read as follows:
  § 78. NOTIFICATION TO TENANTS. MEMBERS, STOCKHOLDERS AND DELEGATES WHO
POSSESS UNITS IN A  RESIDENTIAL  COOPERATIVE  CORPORATION  SHALL  NOTIFY
TENANTS  WITHIN  TEN  DAYS  OF  RECEIPT OF NOTIFICATION OF THE ADOPTION,
AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF THE BY-LAWS BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS PURSUANT TO

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

A3830A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Cooperative Corporations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, add §78, Coop Corps L; amd §602, add §624, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6870
2019-2020: A456

A3830A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the board of directors of residential cooperative corporations and not-for-profit corporations to provide tenants with changes to the by-laws in writing within ten days of adoption; requires notification to tenants of changes affecting occupancy or the rules of the building.

A3830A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3830--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Housing -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Housing  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the cooperative corporations law and the not-for-profit
  corporation law, in relation to requiring the board  of  directors  of
  residential  cooperative  corporations and not-for-profit corporations
  to provide tenants with changes to the by-laws in writing  within  ten
  days  of  adoption;  in relation to notification to tenants of changes
  affecting occupancy or the rules of the building

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

  Section  1.  Section 16 of the cooperative corporations law is amended
to read as follows:
  § 16. By-laws. 1. The by-laws may provide for their amendment  by  the
board  of  directors;  but  any  amendment adopted by the board shall be
reported to the annual meeting of the corporation and, if  not  affirma-
tively  approved  thereat,  shall  cease to be in effect. By-laws may be
adopted, repealed or amended on the affirmative vote  of  two-thirds  of
the  members, stockholders or delegates voting thereon at a meeting held
after due written notice setting  forth  the  proposed  action  and  the
purpose of the meeting.
  2.  IN  THE  CASE  OF  RESIDENTIAL  COOPERATIVE  CORPORATIONS, CHANGES
INCLUDING THE ADOPTION, AMENDMENT OR REPEAL OF THE BY-LAWS BY THE  BOARD
OF  DIRECTORS SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE MEMBERS, STOCKHOLDERS, AND DELEG-
ATES OF SUCH CORPORATION IN WRITING, BY PHYSICAL  OR  ELECTRONIC  MEANS,
WITHIN TEN DAYS OF SUCH ADOPTION.
  §  2.    The  cooperative  corporations law is amended by adding a new
section 78 to read as follows:

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