senate Bill S2576

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawful occupation, provides that if any dwelling or structure be occupied without a certificate of occupancy, no rent shall be recovered by the owner

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Current Bill Status Via A1646 - 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
Nov 06, 2019 signed chap.444
Oct 28, 2019 delivered to governor
May 29, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.643
substituted for s2576
May 29, 2019 substituted by a1646
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.643
Jan 28, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

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May 7, 2019 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S2576
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

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S2576 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1646
Law Section:
Multiple Residence Law
Laws Affected:
Add §302-a, Mult Res L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8708, A10193

S2576 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to unlawful occupation; provides that if any dwelling or structure be occupied in violation of section three hundred two of the multiple residence law, no rent shall be recovered by the owner of such premises for said period, and no action for possession of said premises for nonpayment of such rent shall be maintained therefor.

S2576 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2576 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2576

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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  multiple residence law, in relation to unlawful
  occupation

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

  Section  1.  The  multiple  residence  law  is amended by adding a new
section 302-a to read as follows:
  § 302-A. UNLAWFUL OCCUPATION. 1. IF ANY DWELLING OR STRUCTURE BE OCCU-
PIED IN WHOLE OR IN PART FOR HUMAN HABITATION IN  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION
THREE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF  THIS ARTICLE, NO RENT SHALL BE RECOVERED BY THE
OWNER OF SUCH PREMISES FOR SAID PERIOD, AND NO ACTION FOR POSSESSION  OF
SAID PREMISES FOR NONPAYMENT OF SUCH RENT SHALL BE MAINTAINED THEREFOR.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT  CHARGED  WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS CHAPTER MAY
CAUSE TO BE VACATED ANY DWELLING OR ANY PART THEREOF  WHICH  CONTAINS  A
NUISANCE AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, OR IS
OCCUPIED  BY MORE FAMILIES OR PERSONS THAN PERMITTED IN THIS CHAPTER, OR
IS ERECTED, ALTERED OR OCCUPIED CONTRARY TO LAW. ANY SUCH DWELLING SHALL
NOT AGAIN BE OCCUPIED UNTIL IT OR ITS OCCUPANCY, AS THE CASE MAY BE, HAS
BEEN MADE TO CONFORM TO LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04979-01-9

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