senate Bill S1895

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to designating the county of Queens a cease and desist zone and extending nonsolicitation orders to five year periods

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Judiciary Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2017 referred to judiciary

S1895 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5565
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §442-hh, amd §442-h, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1379A, A7931A

S1895 - Summary

Relates to designating the county of Queens a cease and desist zone and extending non-solicitation orders to ten year periods; establishes an affirmative defense to violations of nonsolicitation orders and cease and desist zones.

S1895 - Sponsor Memo

S1895 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1895

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation  to  designating  the
  county  of Queens a cease and desist zone and establishing an affirma-
  tive defense to violations of nonsolicitation  orders  and  cease  and
  desist zones

  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
442-hh to read as follows:
  S  442-HH.  DESIGNATING  THE COUNTY OF QUEENS A CEASE AND DESIST ZONE.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRARY,  THE
COUNTY OF QUEENS SHALL BE INCLUDED ON THE CEASE AND DESIST LIST COMPILED
BY  THE  SECRETARY OF STATE PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FORTY-TWO-H
OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 3
of section 442-h of the real property law, as amended by chapter 505  of
the laws of 2001, are amended to read as follows:
  (a)  If,  after  a  public hearing and a reasonable investigation, the
secretary of state determines that the owners of residential real  prop-
erty  within  a  defined  geographic  area  are  subject  to intense and
repeated solicitations by real estate brokers and salespersons or others
to place their property for sale with such real estate brokers or sales-
persons, or otherwise to sell their property, and  that  such  solicita-
tions  have caused owners to reasonably believe that property values may
decrease because persons of different race, ethnic, social, or religious
backgrounds are moving or are about to move  into  the  neighborhood  or
geographic area, the secretary of state may adopt a rule, to be known as
a nonsolicitation order, directing all real estate brokers, salespersons
and  other  persons regularly engaged in the trade or business of buying
and selling real estate to  refrain  from  soliciting  residential  real

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00962-01-7

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