senate Bill S6852

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure by hotels of contracts or similar agreements providing rooms to eligible homeless persons or families

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Aug 16, 2017 referred to rules

S6852 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8619
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง206-f, Gen Bus L

S6852 - Summary

Relates to the disclosure by hotels of contracts or similar agreements providing rooms to eligible homeless persons or families.

S6852 - Sponsor Memo

S6852 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6852

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 16, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the  disclosure
  by hotels of contracts or similar agreements providing rooms to eligi-
  ble homeless persons or families

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
206-f to read as follows:
  S 206-F. HOTEL DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN OCCUPANCY.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION THE TERM "HOTEL" MEANS A BUILDING OR PORTION OF A BUILDING
WHICH IS REGULARLY USED AND KEPT OPEN AS SUCH FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS.
THE TERM "HOTEL" DOES NOT INCLUDE BUILDINGS WHICH FORMERLY WERE USED AND
KEPT OPEN FOR THE LODGING OF GUESTS, BUT HAVE  BEEN  CONVERTED  FOR  THE
SOLE USE OF TEMPORARY HOUSING FOR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS OR FAMILIES.
  2.  ANY HOTEL THAT ENTERS INTO A CONTRACT OR SIMILAR AGREEMENT FOR THE
PURPOSES OF PROVIDING A ROOM TO AN ELIGIBLE HOMELESS  PERSON  OR  FAMILY
SHALL  DISCLOSE  SUCH  CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT ON ALL FORMS OF ADVERTISING
FOR SUCH HOTEL, AND SHALL  POST  A  SIGN  WITH  SUCH  INFORMATION  IN  A
LOCATION THAT IS READILY ACCESSIBLE TO HOTEL PATRONS.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13384-01-7

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