senate Bill S6157

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing that there is no exemption from the requirement of nondiscrimination in advertisements and inquiries for the rental of certain apartments

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.975
May 20, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

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S6157 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §296, Exec L

S6157 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing that there is no exemption from the requirement of nondiscrimination in advertisements and inquiries for the rental of certain apartments.

S6157 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6157 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6157

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LIU -- (at request of the Division of Human Rights)
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to providing  that  there
  is  no  exemption  from the requirement of nondiscrimination in adver-
  tisements and inquiries for the rental of an apartment in an owner-oc-
  cupied two-unit dwelling, or for the rental of rooms in an owner-occu-
  pied dwelling, and that  engaging  in  discriminatory  advertising  or
  inquiries  will  cause  the  property to no longer be exempt from full
  coverage by the nondiscrimination provisions of the human rights law

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

  Section 1. The closing paragraph of subparagraph 3 of paragraph (a) of
subdivision 5 of section 296 of the executive law, as amended by chapter
8 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  (4)  (I) The provisions OF SUBPARAGRAPHS ONE AND TWO of this paragraph
[(a)] shall not apply [(1)] to the rental of a housing accommodation  in
a  building  which contains housing accommodations for not more than two
families living independently of each other, if the owner resides in one
of such housing accommodations[, (2) to the restriction of the rental of
all rooms in a housing accommodation to individuals of the same  sex  or
(3) to the rental of a room or rooms in a housing accommodation, if such
rental  is  by the occupant of the housing accommodation or by the owner
of the housing accommodation and  the  owner  resides  in  such  housing
accommodation  or  (4) solely with respect to age and familial status to
the restriction of the sale, rental or lease of  housing  accommodations
exclusively to persons sixty-two years of age or older and the spouse of
any  such  person, or for housing intended and operated for occupancy by
at least one person fifty-five years of age or older per unit. In deter-
mining whether housing is intended and operated for occupancy by persons
fifty-five years of age or older, Sec. 807(b) (2) (c)  (42  U.S.C.  3607

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

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