assembly Bill A9783

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the Rochester housing court act

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Feb 07, 2018 referred to judiciary

A9783 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Rochester, City of
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A631
2021-2022: A1131

A9783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the Rochester housing court act, establishing a housing part of the city court of Rochester.

A9783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2018

Introduced  by M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Judiciary

AN ACT relating to enacting the Rochester housing court act


  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Rochester housing court act".
  § 2. Definitions. As used in this act  unless  the  context  otherwise
requires,  the following words and terms shall have the meaning ascribed
to them:
  (a) "Housing codes" means all state and local laws for the  establish-
ment  and maintenance of housing standards, including but not limited to
the multiple dwelling law, real property law, real property actions  and
proceedings  law,  real  property  tax law, and the housing and property
code, building code, zoning ordinance,  and  fire  prevention  code  and
related ordinances of the city of Rochester.
  (b) "City" means the city of Rochester.
  §  3.  Actions  and  proceedings  permitted. Notwithstanding any other
provision of law, a separate part of the city court of  Rochester  shall
be exclusively devoted to actions and proceedings involving the enforce-
ment  of  all  housing  codes,  pertaining to all real property situated
within the city as follows:
  (a) Actions for the imposition and collection of  criminal  penalties,
and  for  the  imposition  and  collection  of  civil penalties, for the
violation of any state or local laws  involving  the  establishment  and
maintenance of housing standards.
  (b)  Actions  for  the collection of costs, expenses and disbursements
incurred by the city of Rochester in the elimination or correction of  a
nuisance  or  other  violation  of  any  of the housing codes, or in the
removal or demolition of any dwelling pursuant to such housing codes.
  (c) Actions and proceedings  for  the  establishment,  enforcement  or
foreclosure of liens upon real property and upon the rents therefrom for
civil  penalties,  or  for costs, expenses and disbursements incurred by
the city in the  elimination  or  correction  of  a  nuisance  or  other

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets