senate Bill S5342A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the NYC housing authority to include a notice informing a prospective tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to the lease or renewal lease

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Current Bill Status Via A5410 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 21, 2020 signed chap.171
Sep 16, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.781
substituted for s5342a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a5410a
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.781
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jan 30, 2020 print number 5342a
Jan 30, 2020 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 08, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development
Apr 26, 2019 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S5342A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S5342A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

aye wr (2)

S5342 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5410
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8605
2015-2016: A1477
2017-2018: A5555

S5342 - Summary

Requires the NYC housing authority to include a notice informing a prospective tenant or current tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to the lease or renewal lease and to provide a form to add the additional legal occupants.

S5342 - Sponsor Memo

S5342 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5342

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 public housing law, in relation to requiring that
  the New York city housing  authority  include  a  notice  informing  a
  prospective  tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to
  the lease or renewal lease, and provide, upon request, a tenant with a
  form to add additional legal occupants

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

  Section  1. Section 402 of the public housing law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. A. THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL INCLUDE, ALONG  WITH
EVERY  LEASE OR RENEWAL LEASE OFFERED TO A PROSPECTIVE TENANT OR CURRENT
TENANT, A SEPARATE, CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS NOTICE, IN AT  LEAST  SIXTEEN-
POINT  BOLDFACE  TYPE, CONCERNING THE TENANT'S ABILITY TO ADD ADDITIONAL
LEGAL OCCUPANTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT.
  B. UPON RECEIPT OF A TENANT'S REQUEST FOR A FORM TO ADD AN  ADDITIONAL
LEGAL  OCCUPANT,  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL,  WITHIN SEVEN DAYS, PROVIDE THE
TENANT WITH THE APPROPRIATE FORM, ALONG  WITH  A  NOTICE  INFORMING  THE
TENANT  OF  THE  RIGHT TO CONTEST THE DENIAL OF ANY OCCUPANCY PERMISSION
REQUEST.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09543-01-9

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S5342A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5410
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8605
2015-2016: A1477
2017-2018: A5555

S5342A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the NYC housing authority to include a notice informing a prospective tenant or current tenant of the ability to add legal occupants to the lease or renewal lease and to provide a form to add the additional legal occupants.

S5342A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5342A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5342--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
  Community  Development  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Housing,
  Construction and Community Development in accordance with Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation  to  requiring  that
  the  New  York  city  housing  authority  include a notice informing a
  prospective tenant or tenant of the ability to add legal occupants  to
  the lease or renewal lease, and provide, upon request, a tenant with a
  form to add additional legal occupants

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

  Section 1. Section 402 of the public housing law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.  A.  THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL INCLUDE WITH EVERY
LEASE OR RENEWAL LEASE OFFERED TO A PROSPECTIVE  OR  CURRENT  TENANT,  A
SEPARATE,  CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS NOTICE, IN AT LEAST SIXTEEN-POINT BOLD-
FACE TYPE, CONCERNING THE TENANT'S ABILITY TO ADD ADDITIONAL LEGAL OCCU-
PANTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT.
  B. UPON RECEIPT OF A TENANT'S REQUEST FOR A FORM TO ADD AN  ADDITIONAL
LEGAL OCCUPANT TO HIS OR HER LEASE AGREEMENT, THE AUTHORITY SHALL, WITH-
IN  SEVEN  DAYS, PROVIDE THE TENANT WITH CLEAR INFORMATION REGARDING HOW
TO APPLY IN PERSON OR ONLINE, ALONG WITH A NOTICE INFORMING  THE  TENANT
OF  THE  RIGHT TO GRIEVE THE DENIAL OF ANY OCCUPANCY PERMISSION REQUEST.
ANY FORM REQUIRED BY THE AUTHORITY TO REQUEST SUCH OCCUPANCY  PERMISSION
SHALL  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR  REVIEW AND SUBMISSION IN PERSON, ON THE
AUTHORITY'S WEBSITE, AND THROUGH THE AUTHORITY'S MOBILE APPLICATION.
  C. UPON RECEIPT OF A TENANT'S REQUEST TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL LEGAL OCCU-
PANT TO HIS OR HER LEASE AGREEMENT,  THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  PROVIDE  THE
TENANT,  IN  WRITING,  WITH  CONFIRMATION OF RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION,

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

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