senate Bill S1482

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2018 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 13, 2018 1st report cal.511
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2017 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2017 1st report cal.306
Jan 09, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 12, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S1482
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

Mar 6, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S1482
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2017

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S1482 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3337
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5867
2013-2014: S1702
2015-2016: S932, A7811
2019-2020: S234

S1482 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing; expands eligibility requirements to include veterans of the recent conflicts; requires granting of a preference for public housing to veterans or families of veterans who have a military service connected disability.

S1482 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1482 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1482

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. AVELLA, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Veterans,  Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to veterans' eligi-
  bility for public housing

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section
156 of the public housing law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws  of
2006, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  have served in the armed forces of the United States for a period
of at least six months (or any shorter period which  terminated  due  to
death  or injury incurred in such service), provided some portion of the
period of service was between the twenty-eighth day of  February,  nine-
teen  hundred  sixty-one  to  the  seventh  day of May, nineteen hundred
seventy-five, OR BETWEEN THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND
ONE TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, and
  §  2. Section 156 of the public housing law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. AN AUTHORITY SHALL GRANT A PREFERENCE IN THE SELECTION  OF  TENANTS
TO  VETERANS  OR  FAMILIES  OF  VETERANS  WHO  HAVE  A  MILITARY SERVICE
CONNECTED DISABILITY PROVIDED THAT SUCH VETERANS OR FAMILIES OF VETERANS
OTHERWISE QUALIFY FOR OCCUPANCY IN  SUCH  AN  AUTHORITY'S  PROJECTS  AND
PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH AUTHORITY HAS COMPLIED WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
SECTION  960.206 OF TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS RELATING
TO SUCH PREFERENCES.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00690-01-7

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