senate Bill S7287

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of state

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 12, 2020 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.392
reported and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2020 print number 7287a
Feb 04, 2020 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 16, 2020 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Feb 11, 2020 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S7287A
7
2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

nay (2)
aye wr (2)

Feb 11, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7287A
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7287 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §381, add §381-a, Exec L

S7287 - Summary

Increases the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of state by establishing a state code enforcement office headed by an ombudsperson.

S7287 - Sponsor Memo

S7287 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7287

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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 executive law, in relation to increasing the state
  code enforcement powers of the secretary of state

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 381 of the execu-
tive law, as amended by chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  b.  THE  ADEQUATE  number [and] OF STAFF REQUIRED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF
THE LOCALITY TO BE DETERMINED BY LOOKING AT FACTORS, INCLUDING, BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO, POPULATION AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA,
  B-1.  THE qualifications of staff, including requirements that inspec-
tors be certified pursuant to this chapter,
  § 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 4 of section 381 of the executive law,
as added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended and a new  para-
graph e is added to read as follows:
  c.  [the]  THE  secretary may designate the county in which such local
government is located to administer and enforce the uniform code in such
local government. In the case of such  designation,  the  provisions  of
subdivision five of this section shall apply.
  E.  THE  SECRETARY  MAY  PLACE  AN  OVERSIGHT  OFFICIAL WITHIN A LOCAL
GOVERNMENT TO MONITOR AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE  MINIMUM  STANDARDS
FOR  ADMINISTRATION  AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE UNIFORM CODE.  THE OVERSIGHT
OFFICIAL SHALL BE A STATE OFFICER WITH EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE IN  CODE
ENFORCEMENT  AND  OTHER QUALIFICATIONS DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY TO BE
APPROPRIATE FOR THE POSITION. THE PLACEMENT  OF  AN  OVERSIGHT  OFFICIAL
SHALL  BE  FOR  A  PERIOD OF UP TO ONE YEAR AND EXTENDED AS NECESSARY AS
DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY. LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAFF  SHALL  COMPLY  WITH
ALL DIRECTIVES ISSUED BY THE OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL.
  §  3.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 381-a to
read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

S7287A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §381, add §381-a, Exec L

S7287A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of state by establishing a state code enforcement office headed by an ombudsperson.

S7287A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7287A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7287--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, SKOUFIS, BIAGGI, KAVANAGH -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Housing,   Construction   and   Community   Development  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing  the  state
  code enforcement powers of the secretary of state

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 381 of  the  execu-
tive  law,  as amended by chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, is amended to
read as follows:
  b. THE ADEQUATE number [and] OF STAFF REQUIRED TO MEET  THE  NEEDS  OF
THE  LOCALITY TO BE DETERMINED BY LOOKING AT FACTORS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, POPULATION AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA,
  B-1. THE qualifications of staff, including requirements that  inspec-
tors be certified pursuant to this chapter,
  § 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 4 of section 381 of the executive law,
as  added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended and a new para-
graph e is added to read as follows:
  c. [the] THE secretary may designate the county in  which  such  local
government is located to administer and enforce the uniform code in such
local  government.  In  the  case of such designation, the provisions of
subdivision five of this section shall apply.
  E. THE SECRETARY MAY  PLACE  AN  OVERSIGHT  OFFICIAL  WITHIN  A  LOCAL
GOVERNMENT  TO  MONITOR AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE MINIMUM STANDARDS
FOR ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE UNIFORM CODE.   THE  OVERSIGHT
OFFICIAL  SHALL BE A STATE OFFICER WITH EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE IN CODE
ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY  TO  BE
APPROPRIATE  FOR  THE  POSITION.  THE PLACEMENT OF AN OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL
SHALL BE FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO ONE YEAR AND  EXTENDED  AS  NECESSARY  AS
DETERMINED  BY  THE  SECRETARY. LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAFF SHALL COMPLY WITH
ALL DIRECTIVES ISSUED  BY  THE  OVERSIGHT  OFFICIAL.    OVERSIGHT  SHALL
INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO, RESEARCH AND DATA COLLECTION TO DETER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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