assembly Bill A2665A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the right of tenants to call police or emergency assistance without fear of losing their housing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.587
substituted for s4657a
Apr 09, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ruling of chair on point of order
ruling of chair on point of order
ordered to third reading rules cal.57
rules report cal.57
reported
reported referred to rules
Apr 05, 2019 print number 2665a
Apr 05, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Mar 19, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 24, 2019 referred to judiciary

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A2665 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4657
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 9 §§90 & 91 to be Art 10 §§100 & 101, add Art 9 §§90 - 98, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9056, S6924
2015-2016: A1322, S4955
2017-2018: A2919, S405

A2665 - Summary

Establishes the right of tenants to call police or emergency assistance without fear of losing their housing as the result of landlord actions or local nuisance laws.

A2665 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2665

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, WEPRIN, L. ROSENTHAL, MOSLEY,
  BRONSON, PEOPLES-STOKES, TITUS,  ABINANTI,  FAHY,  WALKER,  ZEBROWSKI,
  RAIA,  SEAWRIGHT,  STECK,  JAFFEE, GALEF, SOLAGES, OTIS -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. PERRY, SIMON -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the right to call
  for police and emergency assistance and providing victim protections

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

  Section  1.  Article 9 and sections 90 and 91 of the civil rights law,
as renumbered by chapter 310 of the laws of 1962, are renumbered article
10 and sections 100 and 101, and a new article 9 is  added  to  read  as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 9
                   RIGHT TO CALL POLICE AND EMERGENCY
                      ASSISTANCE/VICTIM PROTECTIONS
SECTION 90. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        91. RIGHT  TO  CALL  FOR POLICE AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE; VICTIM
              PROTECTIONS.
        92. PROTECTIONS NOT APPLICABLE TO  BREACHES  OF  LEASE,  ILLICIT
              ACTIVITIES OR OTHER VIOLATIONS OF LAW.
        93. RIGHT  OF PROPERTY OWNERS TO BE FREE OF PENALTY FOR RESPECT-
              ING THE RIGHTS OF AN OCCUPANT TO REQUEST POLICE  OR  EMER-
              GENCY ASSISTANCE.
        94. LIMITATION  ON  RIGHT TO REQUEST POLICE OR EMERGENCY ASSIST-
              ANCE PROHIBITED.
        95. DEFENSES.
        96. REMOVAL  OF  THE  PERPETRATOR  OF  VIOLENCE  WHILE  ASSURING
              CONTINUED OCCUPANCY BY VICTIM.
        97. REMEDIES.
        98. GUIDANCE AUTHORIZED.

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A2665A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4657
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 9 §§90 & 91 to be Art 10 §§100 & 101, add Art 9 §§90 - 98, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9056, S6924
2015-2016: A1322, S4955
2017-2018: A2919, S405

A2665A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the right of tenants to call police or emergency assistance without fear of losing their housing as the result of landlord actions or local nuisance laws.

A2665A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2665--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, LUPARDO, WEPRIN, L. ROSENTHAL, MOSLEY,
  BRONSON, PEOPLES-STOKES, TITUS,  ABINANTI,  FAHY,  WALKER,  ZEBROWSKI,
  RAIA,  SEAWRIGHT,  STECK,  JAFFEE,  GALEF, SOLAGES, OTIS, WEINSTEIN --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PERRY, SIMON -- read once and  referred
  to  the Committee on Judiciary -- reported and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the right to call
  for police and emergency assistance and providing victim protections

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

  Section  1.  Article 9 and sections 90 and 91 of the civil rights law,
as renumbered by chapter 310 of the laws of 1962, are renumbered article
10 and sections 100 and 101, and a new article 9 is  added  to  read  as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 9
                   RIGHT TO CALL POLICE AND EMERGENCY
                      ASSISTANCE/VICTIM PROTECTIONS
SECTION 90. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        91. RIGHT  TO  CALL  FOR POLICE AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE; VICTIM
              PROTECTIONS.
        92. PROTECTIONS NOT APPLICABLE TO  BREACHES  OF  LEASE,  ILLICIT
              ACTIVITIES OR OTHER VIOLATIONS OF LAW.
        93. RIGHT  OF PROPERTY OWNERS TO BE FREE OF PENALTY FOR RESPECT-
              ING THE RIGHTS OF AN OCCUPANT TO REQUEST POLICE  OR  EMER-
              GENCY ASSISTANCE.
        94. LIMITATION  ON  RIGHT TO REQUEST POLICE OR EMERGENCY ASSIST-
              ANCE PROHIBITED.
        95. DEFENSES.
        96. REMOVAL  OF  THE  PERPETRATOR  OF  VIOLENCE  WHILE  ASSURING
              CONTINUED OCCUPANCY BY VICTIM.

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

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