senate Bill S7215A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

relates to requiring new homeless shelters conduct a public hearing in the community where the proposed shelter is to be located before being sited

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Current Bill Status Via A7820 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1011
substituted for s7215a
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by a7820a
ordered to third reading cal.1011
Jul 10, 2020 print number 7215a
Jul 10, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to cities
Jan 10, 2020 referred to cities

Co-Sponsors

S7215 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7820
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §21-324, NYC Ad Cd

S7215 - Summary

Requires new homeless shelters to conduct a public hearing in the community where the proposed shelter is to be located before being sited.

S7215 - Sponsor Memo

S7215 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7215

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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  homeless  shelters to comply with the uniform
  land use review procedure

  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 21-324 to read as follows:
  § 21-324 UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE.   A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A
PROCESS  FOR DETERMINING IF A PROPOSAL FOR A HOMELESS SHELTER IS SUBJECT
TO THE UNIFORM LAND USE  REVIEW  PROCEDURE  SET  FORTH  IN  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER.
  B.  IF,  PURSUANT  TO  SUCH  PROCESS, THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT A
PROPOSED SHELTER IS SUBJECT TO THE UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE SET
FORTH IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER, THE  DEPART-
MENT SHALL PREPARE AN APPLICATION FOR SUCH SHELTER TO BE REVIEWED PURSU-
ANT  TO SUCH PROCEDURE. ANY REQUEST FOR A SHELTER THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE
UNIFORM LAND USE REVIEW PROCEDURE  SHALL  NOT  BE  APPROVED  UNLESS  THE
APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  SHELTER SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION ONE
HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN-C OF THE CHARTER IS APPROVED  PURSUANT  TO  CHAPTER
EIGHT OF THE CHARTER.
  C. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL:
  1. PUBLISH A PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE PLACEMENT OF SUCH SHELTER ONLINE AND
IN THE CITY RECORD AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS PRIOR TO SUCH PLACE-
MENT;
  2.  SEND  NOTICE  OF  SUCH  SHELTER BY MAIL AND ELECTRONIC MAIL TO THE
COMMUNITY BOARD FOR THE COMMUNITY  DISTRICT  IN  WHICH  THE  SHELTER  IS
LOCATED,  COUNCIL  MEMBER REPRESENTING THE COUNCIL DISTRICT IN WHICH THE
SHELTER IS LOCATED, AND BOROUGH PRESIDENT REPRESENTING  THE  BOROUGH  IN
WHICH  THE  SHELTER IS LOCATED AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS PRIOR TO
SUCH PLACEMENT;

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

Co-Sponsors

S7215A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7820
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §21-324, NYC Ad Cd

S7215A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires new homeless shelters to conduct a public hearing in the community where the proposed shelter is to be located before being sited.

S7215A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7215A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7215--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to requiring new homeless shelters conduct a  public  hearing
  in  the  community  where the proposed shelter is to be located before
  being sited

  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 21-324 to read as follows:
  § 21-324 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT. A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION
OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTABLISH A PROCESS FOR THE
SITING OF NEW HOMELESS SHELTERS FOR ADULTS, OTHER THAN SHORT-TERM  EMER-
GENCY HOMELESS SHELTERS.
  B.  THE  PROCESS  DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL
INCLUDE CONDUCTING AT LEAST ONE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE SITING OF ANY  NEW
HOMELESS  SHELTER.  SUCH  PUBLIC HEARINGS SHALL BE HELD IN THE COMMUNITY
DISTRICT IN WHICH SUCH PROPOSED HOMELESS SHELTER IS TO BE LOCATED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such
effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11554-03-0

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