senate Bill S5982

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring contracts for a commercial lease

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
May 16, 2019 referred to cities

S5982 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 22 Chap 12 §§22-1201 & 22-1202, NYC Ad Cd

S5982 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring contracts for a commercial lease.

S5982 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5982 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5982

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to requiring contracts for a commercial lease

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

  Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
is amended by adding a new chapter 12 to read as follows:
                                CHAPTER 12
                       COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACTS
SECTION 22-1201 DEFINITIONS.
        22-1202 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS.
  § 22-1201 DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS  CHAPTER  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "WRITTEN  CONTRACT"  MEANS  A  COMMERCIAL  LEASE  OR LEASE FOR THE
PURPOSES OF RENTING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, THAT SHALL BE PROVIDED  TO  A
COMMERCIAL TENANT AS AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT TERMS.
  2.  "COMMERCIAL  TENANT"  MEANS A LESSEE OR ENTITY THAT IS ENTERING AN
AGREEMENT TO RENT AND LAWFULLY OCCUPY THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
  3. "COMMERCIAL LEASE" MEANS A WRITTEN CONTRACT PROVIDED  ON  PAPER  OR
ELECTRONICALLY.
  4. "COMMERCIAL PROPERTY" MEANS ANY NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PROPER-
TY THAT IS OWNED OR USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.
  5.  "PROPERTY  OWNER"  MEANS A PERSON, LANDLORD, OWNER, OR ENTITY THAT
OWNS OR MANAGES A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
  § 22-1202 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 1. A LANDLORD  SHALL
PROVIDE A WRITTEN CONTRACT TO A COMMERCIAL TENANT. SUCH WRITTEN CONTRACT
MUST INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE:
  A. ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPACE LEASED;
  B.  CONTACT  INFORMATION  FOR  THE  PROPERTY  OWNER OR MANAGER AND THE
PRIMARY CONTACT OF THE BUSINESS, ALL CONTACTS PREFERRED BY THOSE PARTIES

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

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