|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to judiciary|
|Apr 12, 2019||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S5182
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5182 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5182 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5182 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring contact information of landlords to be furnished to tenants PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to make it possible for tenants to identify and contact their landlord directly, rather than being forced to work with a management company, when resolution of problems cannot be had through a third party. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The bill adds a new § 235-h to the real property law requiring that landlords furnish their contact information to all tenants and that LLC which holds property for rent provide the personal contact information for major stakeholders.
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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