senate Bill S1951

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the office of court administration to promulgate certain housing court documents in the seven most common languages in the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 07, 2020 signed chap.223
Sep 25, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 21, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.330
substituted for a2145
Mar 04, 2020 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.243
Jan 14, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to judiciary
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1594
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 18, 2019 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S1951
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 14, 2020 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1951
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1951
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1951 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2145
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §110, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7968
2017-2018: S6076, A2890

S1951 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of court administration to promulgate certain housing court documents in the seven most common languages in the city of New York.

S1951 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1951 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1951
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 18, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the New York  city  civil  court  act,  in  relation  to
   requiring  the  office  of  court administration to promulgate certain
   housing court documents provided to parties in their native language

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 110 of the New York city civil court act is amended
 by adding a new subdivision (q) to read as follows:
   (Q)  (1) THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION SHALL BY RULE PROMULGATE A
 SPANISH VERSION OF THE NOTICE OF PETITION THAT SHALL  INCLUDE  A  DESIG-
 NATED  TELEPHONE NUMBER WHICH WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE RESPONDENT
 IN SPANISH ON THE COURT PROCESS FOR EVICTION, AND THE NOTICE OF PETITION
 SHALL BE REQUIRED TO BE SERVED TOGETHER WITH AN ENGLISH VERSION  IN  ALL
 PROCEEDINGS COMMENCED UNDER SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO OF THE REAL
 PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW.
   (2)  THE  OFFICE  OF  COURT  ADMINISTRATION SHALL BY RULE PROMULGATE A
 NOTICE TO BE ANNEXED TO ALL NOTICES OF PETITIONS SUBJECT TO  PROCEEDINGS
 COMMENCED  UNDER  SECTION  SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO OF THE REAL PROPERTY
 ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW, WHICH SHALL STATE, IN THE SIX  MOST  COMMON
 LANGUAGES  IN  THE  CITY OF NEW YORK, AFTER SPANISH, THAT THE RESPONDENT
 MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF THE NOTICE OF  PETITION  FORM  IN  THOSE  SIX  MOST
 COMMON LANGUAGES ON THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINIS-
 TRATION WHICH SHALL BE PROVIDED ON THIS NOTICE FOR THIS PURPOSE, AND MAY
 CALL  A  DESIGNATED  TELEPHONE  NUMBER, LISTED ON THE NOTICE, WHICH WILL
 PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE COURT  PROCESS  FOR  EVICTION  IN  THOSE  SIX
 LANGUAGES.
   (3)  THE  OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION SHALL BY RULE REVISE THE TEXT
 OF THE POSTCARD  CURRENTLY  REQUIRED  TO  BE  FILED  BY  PETITIONERS  IN
 PROCEEDINGS  SUBJECT  TO  ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND
 PROCEEDINGS LAW TO INCLUDE NOTICE IN THE SEVEN MOST COMMON LANGUAGES  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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