senate Bill S5182

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires contact information of landlords and land owners to be furnished to tenants

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
Apr 12, 2019 referred to judiciary

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S5182 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1652
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-h, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4847, A5738

S5182 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires contact information of landlords and land owners to be furnished to tenants.

S5182 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5182

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring  contact
  information of landlords to be furnished to tenants

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

  Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding  a  new  section
235-h to read as follows:
  §  235-H.  CONTACT INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED TO TENANT. EVERY TENANT
SHALL RECEIVE AT THE START OF THE TENANCY A WRITTEN DOCUMENT  CONTAINING
THE  MOST  CURRENT NAME, VALID PHONE NUMBER, AND ADDRESS ABLE TO BE USED
BY THE TENANT TO DIRECTLY CONTACT THE LANDLORD AND, IF THE  PROPERTY  IS
OWNED  BY  A  THIRD PARTY SUCH AS A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, THE THIRD
PARTY THAT HOLDS THE TITLE TO THE PROPERTY THAT IS BEING LEASED. IF  ANY
OF THE CONTACT INFORMATION FURNISHED BECOMES INACCURATE, A WRITTEN DOCU-
MENT SHALL BE PROVIDED TO EVERY TENANT WITH THE UPDATED CONTACT INFORMA-
TION  WITHIN  THREE  DAYS OF THE ACQUISITION OF THE NEW CONTACT INFORMA-
TION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04830-01-9

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