senate Bill S4084A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that records of eviction proceeding shall be sealed when the leased property was foreclosed upon

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1096
May 16, 2019 print number 4084a
May 16, 2019 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Feb 27, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S4084A
6
3
committee
6
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

nay (3)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S4084 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5206
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §757, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2954, A4590
2011-2012: S3588, A3996
2013-2014: S2980, S6279, A3553
2015-2016: S2786, A6749
2017-2018: S2840, A6257

S4084 - Summary

Provides that records of eviction proceeding shall be sealed when the leased property was foreclosed upon; prohibits use and disclosure of any such information relating to a tenant; imposes fine of between $1,000 and $2,000 for violations thereof.

S4084 - Sponsor Memo

S4084 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4084

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 sealing the court records of evictions of tenants  leasing
  real property that is the subject of a foreclosure

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

  Section 1. The real property actions and proceedings law is amended by
adding a new section 757 to read as follows:
  § 757. EVICTION AS THE RESULT OF FORECLOSURE.  IN  THE  EVENT  THAT  A
LESSEE  IS  REMOVED FROM REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, AND THE
LEASED REAL PROPERTY WAS THE SUBJECT OF A FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING  PURSU-
ANT  TO THIS CHAPTER OR THE SUBJECT OF A TAX FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING, THE
COURT RECORDS RELATING TO ANY SUCH LESSEE SHALL BE SEALED AND BE  DEEMED
CONFIDENTIAL.  NO  DISCLOSURE OR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION RELATING TO ANY
SUCH LESSEE SHALL BE AUTHORIZED, AND THE USE OF SUCH  INFORMATION  SHALL
BE  PROHIBITED.  ANY  VIOLATION  OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL
PENALTY OF NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, NOR MORE THAN  TWO  THOU-
SAND DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05954-01-9

S4084A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5206
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add §757, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2954, A4590
2011-2012: S3588, A3996
2013-2014: S2980, S6279, A3553
2015-2016: S2786, A6749
2017-2018: S2840, A6257

S4084A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that records of eviction proceeding shall be sealed when the leased property was foreclosed upon; prohibits use and disclosure of any such information relating to a tenant; imposes fine of between $1,000 and $2,000 for violations thereof.

S4084A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4084A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4084--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 sealing the court records of evictions of tenants leasing
  real property that is the subject of a foreclosure

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

  Section 1. The real property actions and proceedings law is amended by
adding a new section 757 to read as follows:
  §  757.  EVICTION  AS  THE  RESULT OF FORECLOSURE. IN THE EVENT THAT A
LESSEE IS REMOVED FROM REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE,  AND  THE
LEASED  REAL PROPERTY WAS THE SUBJECT OF A FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING PURSU-
ANT TO THIS CHAPTER OR THE SUBJECT OF A TAX FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING,  THE
COURT  RECORDS RELATING TO ANY SUCH LESSEE SHALL BE SEALED AND BE DEEMED
CONFIDENTIAL. NO DISCLOSURE OR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION RELATING  TO  ANY
SUCH  LESSEE  SHALL BE AUTHORIZED, AND THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION SHALL
BE PROHIBITED. ANY VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION BY A PRIVATE  PERSON  SHALL
RESULT  IN  A  CIVIL  PENALTY OF NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, NOR
MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05954-02-9

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