assembly Bill A8249

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting tenants from illegally converted dwellings

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 29, 2017 signed chap.446
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.359
substituted for a8249
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by s6636
Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.359
rules report cal.359
reported
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Jun 02, 2017 referred to housing

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A8249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6636
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-bb, RP L

A8249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires an owner of real property to provide notice to tenants of a residential lease as to whether a certificate of occupancy, if such certificate is required by law, is currently valid for the dwelling subject to the lease.

A8249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8249

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 2, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to protecting tenants
  from illegally converted dwellings

  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-bb to read as follows:
  § 235-BB. CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY; REQUIRED DISCLOSURE TO TENANT. 1.
PRIOR  TO  EXECUTING  A  RESIDENTIAL  LEASE  OR  RENTAL AGREEMENT WITH A
TENANT, THE OWNER OF REAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF THREE OR  FEWER  RENTAL
UNITS SHALL PROVIDE CONSPICUOUS NOTICE IN BOLD FACE TYPE AS TO WHETHER A
CERTIFICATE  OF  OCCUPANCY,  IF  SUCH CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED BY LAW, IS
CURRENTLY VALID FOR THE DWELLING UNIT SUBJECT TO  THE  LEASE  OR  RENTAL
AGREEMENT.  OWNERS  WHO  PROVIDE  THE  TENANT WITH AN ACTUAL COPY OF THE
VALID CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE COMPLIED WITH THE
REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. ANY AGREEMENT BY A  LESSEE  OR  TENANT  OF  PREMISES  FOR  DWELLING
PURPOSES  WAIVING  OR  MODIFYING  HIS OR HER RIGHTS AS SET FORTH IN THIS
SECTION SHALL BE VOID AS CONTRARY TO PUBLIC POLICY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and apply to all  residen-
tial leases entered into on and after such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13005-01-7