assembly Bill A440A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for a notice of conveyance of real property to be sent to the owners of record of residential real property

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S5372 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 12, 2019 signed chap.641
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.216
substituted for a440a
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by s5372
May 02, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.216
Apr 30, 2019 reported
Apr 24, 2019 print number 440a
Apr 24, 2019 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 09, 2019 referred to judiciary

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A440 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5372
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §291, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3518
2011-2012: A4748
2013-2014: A4813
2015-2016: A6685
2017-2018: A1785

A440 - Summary

Provides for a notice of conveyance of real property to be sent to the owners of record of residential real property; provides persons filing for conveyance shall bear the cost of mailing.

A440 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   440

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PERRY, BARRON, COOK, HYNDMAN, TAYLOR, RIVERA,
  WILLIAMS, WRIGHT, WEPRIN, WALLACE -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.
  BENEDETTO,  COLTON,  DE LA ROSA,  GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, TITUS --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to notice of sale  or
  transfer of ownership of residential property

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

  Section 1. Section 291 of the real property law, as amended by chapter
447 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  § 291. Recording of conveyances.  A conveyance of real property, with-
in the state, on being duly acknowledged by  the  person  executing  the
same,  or proved as required by this chapter, and such acknowledgment or
proof duly certified when required by this chapter, may be  recorded  in
the  office of the clerk of the county where such real property is situ-
ated, and such county clerk OR CITY REGISTRAR  WHERE  APPLICABLE  shall,
upon  the  request  of any party, on tender of the lawful fees therefor,
record the same in [his] said office.   Every  such  conveyance  not  so
recorded  is  void  as  against any person who subsequently purchases or
acquires by exchange or contracts to purchase or  acquire  by  exchange,
the same real property or any portion thereof, or acquires by assignment
the  rent to accrue therefrom as provided in section two hundred ninety-
four-a of [the real property law] THIS ARTICLE, in good faith and for  a
valuable  consideration, from the same vendor or assignor, his distribu-
tees or devisees, and whose conveyance, contract or assignment is  first
duly  recorded, and is void as against the lien upon the same real prop-
erty or  any  portion  thereof  arising  from  payments  made  upon  the
execution  of  or  pursuant  to  the  terms  of a contract with the same
vendor, his distributees or devisees, if such contract is made  in  good
faith  and  is  first duly recorded.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A440A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5372
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §291, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3518
2011-2012: A4748
2013-2014: A4813
2015-2016: A6685
2017-2018: A1785

A440A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a notice of conveyance of real property to be sent to the owners of record of residential real property; provides persons filing for conveyance shall bear the cost of mailing.

A440A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 440--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PERRY, BARRON, COOK, HYNDMAN, TAYLOR, RIVERA,
  WILLIAMS, WRIGHT, WEPRIN, WALLACE -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.
  BENEDETTO,  COLTON,  DE LA ROSA,  GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, TITUS --
  read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Judiciary  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to notice of sale or
  transfer of ownership of residential property

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

  Section 1. Section 291 of the real property law, as amended by chapter
447 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  § 291. Recording of conveyances.  A conveyance of real property, with-
in  the  state,  on  being duly acknowledged by the person executing the
same, or proved as required by this chapter, and such acknowledgment  or
proof  duly  certified when required by this chapter, may be recorded in
the office of the clerk of the county where such real property is  situ-
ated,  and  such  county clerk OR CITY REGISTRAR WHERE APPLICABLE shall,
upon the request of any party, on tender of the  lawful  fees  therefor,
record  the  same  in  [his] said office.   Every such conveyance not so
recorded is void as against any person  who  subsequently  purchases  or
acquires  by  exchange  or contracts to purchase or acquire by exchange,
the same real property or any portion thereof, or acquires by assignment
the rent to accrue therefrom as provided in section two hundred  ninety-
four-a  of [the real property law] THIS ARTICLE, in good faith and for a
valuable consideration, from the same vendor or assignor, his  distribu-
tees  or devisees, and whose conveyance, contract or assignment is first
duly recorded, and is void as against the lien upon the same real  prop-
erty  or  any  portion  thereof  arising  from  payments  made  upon the
execution of or pursuant to the  terms  of  a  contract  with  the  same

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets