senate Bill S2700

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the maximum civil penalty

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.881
Jan 29, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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

S2700
7
3
committee
7
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S2700 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1308, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5054

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum civil penalty from $500 to $1000 per day per property for each day the mortgagee or agent of the mortgagee has been in violation.

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2700 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2700

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 increasing the maximum civil penalty

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 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:
  (a) Violations of this section may be heard before a  hearing  officer
or  a  court of competent jurisdiction. If it shall appear to the satis-
faction of the hearing officer or the court, based on the  preponderance
of the evidence, that the mortgagee or agent of a mortgagee has violated
this  section,  a  civil penalty may be issued by the hearing officer or
the court in the amount of up to [five hundred] ONE THOUSAND dollars per
day per property for each day the violation persisted.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03659-01-9

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