|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to housing, construction and community development|
|Apr 11, 2019||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S5153
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Housing, Construction And Community Development Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5153 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5153 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5153 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish a housing task force addressing affordable housing for millennials in suburban counties PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill establishes a housing task force to address affordable housing for millennials in suburban communities. This task force creates a body to foster discussion of the respective issue and develops links between agencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill establishes a housing task force to facilitate interagency planning and policy, address affordable housing for millen- nials ages 25-35, provide a forum to discuss concerns and issues related to the subject-matter, develop linkages and partnerships with housing developers to address this problem and identify existing state agencies.
S5153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5153 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to establish a housing task force addressing affordable housing for millennials in suburban counties THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. A housing task force to address affordable housing for millennials in suburban counties is hereby established. The role of the task force includes, but is not limited to: (a) facilitating interagency planning and policy; (b) reviewing specific agency initiatives for affordable housing for millennials ages 25 to 35; (c) providing a continuing forum to discuss concerns and issues related to the formulation of state policy designed to help address this issue; (d) developing linkages and partnerships with housing developers and other appropriate entities to address the problem of lack of affordable housing for millennials; and (e) identifying existing state initiatives that would aid in providing millennials with resources to find affordable housing. § 2. On or before two years after the effective date of this act, the task force shall issue its findings, any legislative recommendations or proposed state policy it deems necessary to the governor, temporary president of the senate, speaker of the assembly, minority leader of the senate, and minority leader of the assembly. § 3. The task force shall consist of a total of ten members and shall be appointed as follows: one member shall be appointed by the department of homes and community renewal; one member shall be appointed by the department of economic development; one member shall be appointed joint- ly by the housing finance agency and the mortgage agency; one member EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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