senate Bill S8855

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that all declarations of housing emergency that were in effect as of March 7, 2020 shall remain in effect until 2 years after the emergency declared pursuant to Executive Order 202 of 2020 ends

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Jul 29, 2020 referred to rules

S8855 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Housing

S8855 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that all declarations of housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until the date that is two years after the expiration of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to Executive Order 202 of 2020.

S8855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8855

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 29, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT providing for the continuation of certain declarations of housing
  emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020

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

  Section  1.  a. For the purposes of this act, "declarations of housing
emergency" means:
  (i) all determinations by the local legislative body of a  city,  town
or  village of the existence of a public emergency pursuant to section 3
of the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four;
  (ii) the public emergency requiring  the  regulation  and  control  of
residential  rents and evictions as provided in subdivision 3 of section
1 of the local emergency housing rent control act;
  (iii) the serious public emergencies  declared  pursuant  to  sections
26-401,  26-501 and 26-502 of the administrative code of the city of New
York; and
  (iv) the serious public emergency declared pursuant to  section  1  of
the emergency housing rent control law.
  b. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3 of the emergency tenant
protection  act  of  nineteen  seventy-four,  sections  26-401,  26-414,
26-501, 26-502, and 26-520 of the administrative code of the city of New
York, and any other applicable provisions of law,  all  declarations  of
housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020
shall  remain  in full force and effect until the date that is two years
after the expiration of the state disaster emergency, as  such  term  is
defined  in section 20 of the executive law, declared pursuant to Execu-
tive Order 202 of 2020, as amended,  and  as  further  extended  by  any
subsequent  or future executive order, regardless of whether the vacancy
rate for the municipality in which the housing accommodation is  located
or  for the class of such housing accommodation within such municipality
is in excess of five percent.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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