senate Bill S6685A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the placement of homeless shelters

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cities
Oct 21, 2019 print number 6685a
Oct 21, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Sep 04, 2019 referred to rules

S6685 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8872
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §21-124.2, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1912

S6685 - Summary

Requires the city of New York to consult with the community board of the district and all local elected officials where a proposed homeless shelter or use of commercial hotel space to shelter homeless individuals shall be located, at least three hundred sixty-five days beforehand.

S6685 - Sponsor Memo

S6685 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6685

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 4, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to the placement of homeless shelters

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

  Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is  amended
by adding a new section 21-124.2 to read as follows:
  §  21-124.2  PLACEMENT  OF  HOMELESS SHELTERS.   A. THE CITY SHALL NOT
PROPOSE THE LOCATION OF A HOMELESS SHELTER OR ESTABLISH A HOMELESS SHEL-
TER WITHOUT CONSULTING WITH THE COMMUNITY BOARD OF THE DISTRICT AND  ALL
LOCAL  ELECTED  OFFICIALS  OF  THE DISTRICT WHERE SUCH PROPOSED HOMELESS
SHELTER SHALL BE LOCATED AT LEAST THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DAYS  BEFORE-
HAND.
  B.  THE CITY SHALL NOT PLAN TO USE OVER THIRTY PERCENT OF THE ROOMS IN
A COMMERCIAL HOTEL, OR PAY FOR OVER TWENTY PERCENT OF  THE  ROOMS  IN  A
COMMERCIAL  HOTEL,  OR  RESERVE ALL THE ROOMS ON A FLOOR IN A COMMERCIAL
HOTEL FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVIDING  SHELTER  FOR  HOMELESS  INDIVIDUALS
WITHOUT  CONSULTING  WITH  THE  COMMUNITY  BOARD OF THE DISTRICT AND ALL
LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE DISTRICT WHERE SUCH COMMERCIAL  HOTEL  IS
LOCATED AT LEAST THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DAYS BEFOREHAND.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD13531-03-9

S6685A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8872
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §21-124.2, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1912

S6685A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the city of New York to consult with the community board of the district and all local elected officials where a proposed homeless shelter or use of commercial hotel space to shelter homeless individuals shall be located, at least three hundred sixty-five days beforehand.

S6685A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6685A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6685--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to the placement of homeless shelters

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

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 21-124.2 to read as follows:
  § 21-124.2 PLACEMENT OF HOMELESS SHELTERS.   A.  THE  CITY  SHALL  NOT
PROPOSE THE LOCATION OF A HOMELESS SHELTER OR ESTABLISH A HOMELESS SHEL-
TER  WITHOUT CONSULTING WITH THE COMMUNITY BOARD OF THE DISTRICT AND ALL
LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE DISTRICT  WHERE  SUCH  PROPOSED  HOMELESS
SHELTER  SHALL BE LOCATED AT LEAST THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE DAYS BEFORE-
HAND.
  B. THE CITY SHALL NOT PLAN TO USE OVER THIRTY PERCENT OF THE ROOMS  IN
A  COMMERCIAL  HOTEL,  OR  PAY FOR OVER TWENTY PERCENT OF THE ROOMS IN A
COMMERCIAL HOTEL, OR RESERVE ALL THE ROOMS ON A FLOOR  IN  A  COMMERCIAL
HOTEL  FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING SHELTER FOR HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS, OR
CHANGE THE USE OF AN  EXISTING  SHELTER,  WITHOUT  CONSULTING  WITH  THE
COMMUNITY  BOARD  OF THE DISTRICT AND ALL LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE
DISTRICT WHERE SUCH COMMERCIAL HOTEL IS LOCATED AT LEAST  THREE  HUNDRED
SIXTY-FIVE DAYS BEFOREHAND.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD13531-04-9

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