|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 22, 2017||referred to judiciary|
|Jun 21, 2017||delivered to assembly|
ordered to third reading cal.2208
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Mar 03, 2017||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4992
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4992 - Details
S4992 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4992 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the lien law, in relation to notice of enforcement of a lien on the goods in a self-storage facility PURPOSE : The purpose of the bill is to allow for more efficient modes of communication between owner and occupant in self storage operations to better serve the purpose of notifying occupants of their account status and other important information. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Provides definitions. Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of section 182 of the Lien Law by adding three new paragraphs defining "electronic mail", "verified mail", and "last known address". Amends subdivision 7 of section 182 of the Lien Law to allow that the owner's lien notice be personally delivered to the occupant, or sent by verified mail or verified electronic mail to the occupant's last known address provided by the occupant, pursuant to the occupancy agreement. Section 3: Provides for this act to take effect immediately.
S4992 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4992 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 3, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the lien law, in relation to notice of enforcement of a lien on the goods in a self-storage facility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The section heading and subdivisions 1, 2, 6 and 7 of section 182 of the lien law, as added by chapter 975 of the laws of 1983, are amended to read as follows: [Self-service storage] SELF-STORAGE facilities; lien. 1. Definitions. As used in this article: (a) ["Self-service storage] "SELF-STORAGE facility" means any real property or a portion thereof that is designed and used for the purpose of occupying storage space by occupants who are to have access thereto for the purpose of storing and removing personal property. The owner of a [self-service storage] SELF-STORAGE facility shall not be deemed to be a warehouseman as defined in the uniform commercial code. Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subdivision, if an owner issues any warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title for the personal property stored, the owner and the occupant are subject to the provisions of the uniform commercial code and the provisions of this section shall not be applicable. (b) "Owner" means a person, partnership or corporation which operates a [self-service storage] SELF-STORAGE facility, an agent, or any other person authorized by the owner to manage the facility or to receive storage fees from an occupant under an occupancy agreement. A warehouse- man may be an owner to the extent that any part of the building is oper- ated as a [self-service storage] SELF-STORAGE facility. (c) "Occupant" means a person, entitled to the use of the storage space at a [self-service storage] SELF-STORAGE facility under a written occupancy agreement or his successor or assignee, to the exclusion of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09157-01-7
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