senate Bill S7288A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of a statewide residential rental registry

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 12, 2020 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.393
reported and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2020 print number 7288a
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

S7288A
6
3
committee
6
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2020

nay (3)
aye wr (2)

Feb 11, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7288A
10
6
committee
10
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S7288 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9615
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381-a, Exec L; amd §307, Mult Res L; amd §328, Mult Dwell L

S7288 - Summary

Relates to the creation of a statewide residential rental registry providing information relating to rental units including the number and types of code violations issued by the appropriate enforcement agency, and the number of findings of harassment currently on record with the code enforcement agencies.

S7288 - Sponsor Memo

S7288 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7288

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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, the multiple residence law and the
  multiple dwelling law, in relation to a statewide  residential  rental
  registry

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  381-a
to read as follows:
  §  381-A. STATEWIDE RENTAL REGISTRY. 1. THE SECRETARY SHALL ADMINISTER
A STATEWIDE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL REGISTRY PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS  OF
THIS  SECTION AND SHALL DEVELOP A PUBLIC ONLINE RENTAL REGISTRY DATABASE
DESIGNED TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM LANDLORDS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND
CODE ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND TO DISSEMINATE  SUCH  INFORMATION  TO  THE
PUBLIC.
  2.  THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR TERMS WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION ARE DEFINED
AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) "CODE ENFORCEMENT" MEANS THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE
UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION CODE AND BUILDING CODE PROMULGATED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SECTIONS THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN  AND  THREE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-
EIGHT  OF  THIS ARTICLE, THE STATE ENERGY CONSERVATION CONSTRUCTION CODE
ADOPTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE  ENERGY  LAW,  AND  ANY
LOCAL  BUILDING  AND  FIRE  REGULATIONS  ENACTED OR ADOPTED BY ANY LOCAL
GOVERNMENT THAT ARE IN EFFECT PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  SEVEN-
TY-NINE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (B)  "COVERED  DWELLING"  MEANS  A  DWELLING  WHICH  IS EITHER RENTED,
LEASED, LET OR HIRED OUT, TO BE OCCUPIED, OR IS OCCUPIED  AS  THE  RESI-
DENCE  OR  HOME  OF  TWO  OR  MORE FAMILIES LIVING INDEPENDENTLY OF EACH
OTHER.
  (C) "DWELLING" MEANS ANY BUILDING  OR  STRUCTURE  OR  PORTION  THEREOF
WHICH  IS OCCUPIED IN WHOLE OR IN PART AS THE HOME, RESIDENCE, OR SLEEP-
ING PLACE OF ONE OR MORE HUMAN BEINGS.
  (D) "FAMILY" MEANS EITHER A PERSON OCCUPYING A DWELLING AND  MAINTAIN-
ING  A  HOUSEHOLD, WITH NOT MORE THAN FOUR BOARDERS, ROOMERS OR LODGERS,
OR TWO OR MORE PERSONS OCCUPYING A DWELLING, LIVING TOGETHER  AND  MAIN-

Co-Sponsors

S7288A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9615
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381-a, Exec L; amd §307, Mult Res L; amd §328, Mult Dwell L

S7288A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of a statewide residential rental registry providing information relating to rental units including the number and types of code violations issued by the appropriate enforcement agency, and the number of findings of harassment currently on record with the code enforcement agencies.

S7288A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7288A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7288--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KAVANAGH, SKOUFIS, BIAGGI -- 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 commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the multiple residence  law  and  the
  multiple  dwelling  law, in relation to a statewide residential rental
  registry

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 381-a
to read as follows:
  § 381-A. STATEWIDE RENTAL REGISTRY. 1. THE SECRETARY SHALL  ADMINISTER
A  STATEWIDE RESIDENTIAL RENTAL REGISTRY PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THIS SECTION AND SHALL DEVELOP A PUBLIC ONLINE RENTAL REGISTRY  DATABASE
DESIGNED TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM LANDLORDS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND
CODE  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES  AND  TO DISSEMINATE SUCH INFORMATION TO THE
PUBLIC.
  2. THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR TERMS WHEN USED IN THIS SECTION ARE  DEFINED
AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) "CODE ENFORCEMENT" MEANS THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE
UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION CODE AND BUILDING CODE PROMULGATED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH  SECTIONS  THREE  HUNDRED  SEVENTY-SEVEN AND THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-
EIGHT OF THIS ARTICLE, THE STATE ENERGY CONSERVATION  CONSTRUCTION  CODE
ADOPTED  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE ENERGY LAW, AND ANY
LOCAL BUILDING AND FIRE REGULATIONS AND ANY  LOCAL  RESIDENTIAL  HOUSING
CODES  ENACTED  OR  ADOPTED  BY  ANY LOCAL GOVERNMENT THAT ARE IN EFFECT
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-NINE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (B) "COVERED DWELLING"  MEANS  A  DWELLING  WHICH  IS  EITHER  RENTED,
LEASED,  LET  OR  HIRED OUT, TO BE OCCUPIED, OR IS OCCUPIED AS THE RESI-
DENCE OR HOME OF TWO OR  MORE  FAMILIES  LIVING  INDEPENDENTLY  OF  EACH
OTHER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14008-06-0

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