senate Bill S2326

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits New York city department of social services to participate in proceedings in housing part of civil court

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  • 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
Oct 23, 2019 signed chap.397
Oct 11, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.219
substituted for a676
Jun 14, 2019 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.698
Jan 24, 2019 referred to judiciary

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S2326 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A676
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §110, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5297, A1494
2011-2012: S55, A2967
2013-2014: S796, A3125
2015-2016: S159, A1395
2017-2018: S1795, S7033, A7314

S2326 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the housing part of the civil court of the city of New York on its own motion or on the motion of a party to join the department of social services of the city of New York as a party in any action or proceeding wherein the failure of a recipient of or applicant for public assistance to pay rent is at issue; also permits the court to join the division of adult protective services of the city of New York, where appropriate.

S2326 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2326

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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  the
  participation  of the department of social services of the city of New
  York in certain actions and proceedings in the housing  part  of  such
  court

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision (d) of section 110 of the New York city  civil
court  act,  as  added by chapter 982 of the laws of 1972, is amended to
read as follows:
  (d)  In any of the actions or proceedings specified in subdivision (a)
OF THIS SECTION and on the application of any party, any city department
or the court, on its own motion, may  join  any  other  person  or  city
department  as a party in order to effectuate proper housing maintenance
standards and to promote the public interest.  IN ADDITION TO ANY  OTHER
APPLICATION  OF ITS POWERS UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COURT MAY, ON THE
APPLICATION OF ANY PARTY OR ON ITS OWN  MOTION,  JOIN  AS  A  PARTY  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN ANY ACTION OR
PROCEEDING IN WHICH THE PAYMENT OR NON-PAYMENT OF RENT BY A RECIPIENT OF
OR APPLICANT FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO THE SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW
IS  AT  ISSUE,  AND  THE COURT MAY JOIN AS A PARTY THE DIVISION OF ADULT
PROTECTIVE SERVICES OF THE CITY OF  NEW  YORK  IN  ANY  SUCH  ACTION  OR
PROCEEDING, WHERE APPROPRIATE.
  §    2.   This act shall take effect immediately, and shall govern any
action or proceeding pending in the housing part on the  effective  date
of this act, as well as actions and proceedings instituted thereafter.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02241-01-9

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