|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6828
Current Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6828 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Multiple Dwelling Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§281, 282, 282-a & 284, Mult Dwell L
S6828 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6828 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to interim multiple dwellings PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The purpose of this bill is to continue to provide an opportunity to file an application under the loft laws, as well as to update existing provisions. In addition, this bill would establish a new application window to further encourage the filing of applications for coverage under the loft laws. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Sections one and two of the bill updates the application requirements for units eligible under the 2008-2009 eligibility period. It also authorizes units to be located in basements and changes the timing as to when a unit must be in compliance with the window requirements. This section also removes restrictions relating to use groups fifteen, sixteen, and seventeen. Section three of the bill establishes a new eligibility period for units having residential occupants for at least twelve consecutive months beginning January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2016, and provides for the process of attaining loft status.
S6828 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6828 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 21, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. DILAN, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to interim multi- ple dwellings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 281 of the multiple dwelling law, as amended by chapter 4 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 5. (A) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (i), (iii) and (iv) of subdivision two of this section, but subject to paragraphs (i) and (ii) of subdivision one of this section and paragraph (ii) of subdi- vision two of this section, the term "interim multiple dwelling" shall include buildings, structures or portions thereof that are located in a city of more than one million persons which were occupied for residen- tial purposes as the residence or home of any three or more families living independently from one another for a period of twelve consecutive months during the period commencing January first, two thousand eight, and ending December thirty-first, two thousand nine, provided that the unit SEEKING COVERAGE: is not located in a [basement or] cellar and has at least one entrance that does not require passage through another residential unit to obtain access to the unit, [has at least one window opening onto a street or a lawful yard or court as defined in the zoning resolution for such municipality,] and is at least four hundred square feet in area. (B) The term "interim multiple dwelling" as used in this subdivision shall not include [(i)] any building in an industrial business zone established pursuant to chapter six-D of title twenty-two of the admin- istrative code of the city of New York except that a building in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint or North Brooklyn industrial business zones and a building located in that portion of the Long Island city industrial EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13075-09-7
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