|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to housing|
assembly Bill A619
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Jo Anne Simon
A619 (ACTIVE) - Details
A619 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 619 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. JOYNER, BARRON, D'URSO, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, COLTON, PERRY, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Housing AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the lease and landlord fraud public awareness program to promote public aware- ness of the potential risks of signing a fraudulent lease with an individual misrepresenting themselves as a landlord THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraphs 14 and 15 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 94-a of the executive law, as added by section 21 of part A of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, are amended and a new subparagraph 16 is added to read as follows: (14) cooperate with and assist consumers in class actions in proper cases; [and] (15) create an internet website or webpage pursuant to section three hundred ninety-c of the general business law[.]; AND (16) (I) ESTABLISH THE LEASE AND LANDLORD FRAUD PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM TO PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE POTENTIAL RISKS OF SIGNING A FRAUDULENT LEASE WITH AN INDIVIDUAL MISREPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS A LANDLORD; (II) TO IMPLEMENT THE LEASE AND LANDLORD PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM, THE DIVISION SHALL: A. DEVELOP A PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WRITTEN MATERIALS AND BROCHURES TO PROMOTE LEASE AND LAND- LORD FRAUD AWARENESS AND EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON FRAUDULENT LEASES AND INDIVIDUALS MISREPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS LANDLORDS; AND B. DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND BROCHURES WHICH SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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