senate Bill S1989

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the New York city council to oversee the activities of the New York city housing authority

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 09, 2018 1st report cal.90
Jan 03, 2018 referred to housing, construction and community development
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 04, 2017 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 31, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 30, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 24, 2017 1st report cal.94
Jan 11, 2017 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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9
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

Jan 24, 2017 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S1989
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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
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Jan 24, 2017

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S1989 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8968
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §402-d, Pub Hous L; amd §29, NYC Chart
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5365A, A8013
2017-2018: A3113

S1989 - Summary

Authorizes the New York City council to oversee the activities of the New York city housing authority.

S1989 - Sponsor Memo

S1989 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1989

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, HAMILTON, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development

AN ACT to amend the public housing law and the New York city charter, in
  relation to authorizing the New  York  city  council  to  oversee  the
  activities of the New York city housing authority

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

  Section 1.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new  section
402-d to read as follows:
  S  402-D.  NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL OVERSIGHT.  THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL
AS ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE OF THE NEW  YORK  CITY  CHARTER  IS
EMPOWERED  TO  MANDATE  THAT THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY PRODUCE
REPORTS ABOUT ANY FACETS OF ITS  OPERATIONS  OR  THE  CONDITION  OF  THE
PROJECTS UNDER ITS MANAGEMENT, INCLUDING ANY PROJECT BASED SECTION EIGHT
VOUCHER  DEVELOPMENTS  IN  WHICH  THE  AUTHORITY HAS AN OWNERSHIP STAKE,
THROUGH THE PASSAGE OF A LOCAL LAW. SUCH A  LAW  SHALL  DETERMINE  WHICH
INFORMATION  IS  TO  BE  INCLUDED  IN  THE  REPORT, THE DEADLINE FOR THE
PRODUCTION OF THE REPORT, WHETHER THE REPORTING MANDATE APPLIES ONCE  OR
IS  RECURRING,  AND WHICH LOCAL AUTHORITIES SHALL RECEIVE COPIES. A COPY
OF ANY SUCH REPORTS MUST BE PROVIDED TO THE COMMISSIONER  AND  SHALL  BE
CONSIDERED  AN  AGENCY  DOCUMENT  FOR THE PURPOSES OF ARTICLE SIX OF THE
PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.
  S 2. Subdivision a of section 29 of the  New  York  city  charter,  as
added  by  a  vote  of the people of the city of New York at the general
election held in November 1989, is amended to read as follows:
  a. The council, acting as a committee of the whole, and each  standing
or special committee of the council, through hearings or otherwise:
  1.  [may] MAY investigate any matters within its jurisdiction relating
to the property, affairs, or government of the city  or  of  any  county
within the city, or to any other powers of the council, or to the effec-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02945-01-7

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