senate Bill S1726A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of plywood, wood composite, wood veneer, or similar wood-based products to secure real property

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 14, 2019 print number 1726a
May 14, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 16, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S1726A
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4
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S1726 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1308, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5976

S1726 - Summary

Prohibits a person, municipality or governmental entity from using plywood, wood composite, wood veneer, or similar wood-based products to secure any real property that is deemed vacant and abandoned.

S1726 - Sponsor Memo

S1726 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1726

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community Development

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  actions and proceedings law, in
  relation to prohibiting the use of plywood to secure real property

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 1308 of the real property actions
and proceedings law, as added by section 1 of part Q of  chapter  73  of
the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  (A) If the posted notice is not responded to or persists for seven
consecutive calendar days without contact with  the  borrower,  property
owner  or  occupant  indicating that the property is not vacant or aban-
doned, or if  an  emergent  property  condition  that  could  reasonably
damage, destroy or harm the property arises, the servicer shall:
  [(a)]  I.  in  cases where the property contains two or more points of
ingress or egress, replace no more than one door lock to provide  subse-
quent access to the property;
  [(b)] II. secure, replace or board up broken doors and windows;
  [(c)]  III.  secure  any  part  of  the property that may be deemed an
attractive nuisance including, but not limited to, a water feature  that
could   create   a   drowning   risk,  refrigerator  or  freezer  units,
outbuildings, wells or septic tanks;
  [(d)] IV. take  reasonable  measures  to  ensure  that  pipes,  ducts,
conductors,  fans  and  blowers  do  not discharge harmful gases, steam,
vapor, hot air, grease, smoke, odors or  other  gaseous  or  particulate
waste  directly  upon abutting or adjacent public or private property or
that of another tenant;
  [(e)] V. where appropriate,  winterize  the  applicable  plumbing  and
heating systems;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05988-01-9

S1726A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1308, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5976

S1726A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a person, municipality or governmental entity from using plywood, wood composite, wood veneer, or similar wood-based products to secure any real property that is deemed vacant and abandoned.

S1726A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1726A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1726--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
  relation  to  prohibiting  the  use  of  plywood, wood composite, wood
  veneer or similar wood-based products to secure real property

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 1308 of the real property actions
and proceedings law, as added by section 1 of part Q of  chapter  73  of
the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  (A) If the posted notice is not responded to or persists for seven
consecutive calendar days without contact with  the  borrower,  property
owner  or  occupant  indicating that the property is not vacant or aban-
doned, or if  an  emergent  property  condition  that  could  reasonably
damage, destroy or harm the property arises, the servicer shall:
  [(a)]  I.  in  cases where the property contains two or more points of
ingress or egress, replace no more than one door lock to provide  subse-
quent access to the property;
  [(b)] II. secure, replace or board up broken doors and windows;
  [(c)]  III.  secure  any  part  of  the property that may be deemed an
attractive nuisance including, but not limited to, a water feature  that
could   create   a   drowning   risk,  refrigerator  or  freezer  units,
outbuildings, wells or septic tanks;
  [(d)] IV. take  reasonable  measures  to  ensure  that  pipes,  ducts,
conductors,  fans  and  blowers  do  not discharge harmful gases, steam,
vapor, hot air, grease, smoke, odors or  other  gaseous  or  particulate
waste  directly  upon abutting or adjacent public or private property or
that of another tenant;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05988-02-9

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