senate Bill S5683A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Eliminates unreasonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.787
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
reported and committed to rules
Jul 01, 2020 print number 5683a
Jul 01, 2020 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
May 10, 2019 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S5683A
15
3
committee
15
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Judiciary committee Vote

S5683A
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

S5683 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8068
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-i, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3666, A2065

S5683 - Summary

Eliminates unreasonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys by preventing landlords from charging tenants more than 110% of the actual cost for the reproduction of such keys.

S5683 - Sponsor Memo

S5683 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5683

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to eliminating unrea-
  sonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys

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

  Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
235-h to read as follows:
  § 235-H. UNREASONABLE TENANT FEES FOR REPRODUCTIONS OF KEYS.  A  LAND-
LORD  SHALL NOT CHARGE TENANTS FEES GREATER THAN ONE HUNDRED TEN PERCENT
OF ACTUAL EXPENSES INCURRED IN THE REPRODUCTION  OF  KEYS  TO  A  SINGLE
DWELLING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11488-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S5683A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8068
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-i, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3666, A2065

S5683A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates unreasonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys by preventing landlords from charging tenants more than 110% of the actual cost for the reproduction of such keys.

S5683A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5683A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5683--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to eliminating unrea-
  sonable fees levied on tenants for reproductions of keys

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

  Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
235-i to read as follows:
  § 235-I. UNREASONABLE TENANT FEES FOR REPRODUCTIONS OF KEYS.  A  LAND-
LORD  SHALL  NOT CHARGE A TENANT A FEE FOR THE REPRODUCTION OF KEYS TO A
SINGLE DWELLING GREATER THAN ONE HUNDRED TEN PERCENT OF THE ACTUAL  COST
OF  REPRODUCTION,  PROVIDED  SUCH LIMITATION SHALL NOT APPLY IF A TENANT
REQUIRES THE REPRODUCTION OF KEYS FOR A SINGLE DWELLING MORE THAN  THREE
TIMES IN A CALENDAR YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11488-02-0

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