senate Bill S812

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires notaries public and commissioners of deeds to complete and retain certain documents relating to the transfer of residential real property

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.596
Jan 09, 2019 referred to finance

Votes

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May 7, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S812
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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S812 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5201
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §135-c, amd §136, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8058, A10425
2017-2018: S5756, A6246

S812 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notaries public and commissioners of deeds to complete and retain certain documents relating to the transfer of residential real property.

S812 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S812 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   812

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the  requirements  for
  notaries public and commissioners of deeds relating to certain instru-
  ments affecting real property

  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  135-c
to read as follows:
  §  135-C.  REQUIREMENTS  OF NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS
RELATED TO CERTAIN INSTRUMENTS AFFECTING REAL PROPERTY.  1. THIS SECTION
SHALL APPLY TO EVERY NOTARIAL ACT IN THE STATE INVOLVING A  DOCUMENT  OF
CONVEYANCE  THAT TRANSFERS OR PURPORTS TO TRANSFER TITLE WITH RESPECT TO
RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE STATE. IT SHALL ALSO  APPLY  TO
COMMISSIONERS  OF  DEEDS APPOINTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY
OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS:
  A. "DOCUMENT OF CONVEYANCE"  SHALL  MEAN  A  WRITTEN  INSTRUMENT  THAT
TRANSFERS  OR PURPORTS TO TRANSFER TITLE EFFECTING A CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP
TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY, EXCLUDING:
  (I) COURT ORDERED OR COURT-AUTHORIZED  TRANSFER  OF  RESIDENTIAL  REAL
PROPERTY  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO A TRANSFER BETWEEN SPOUSES OR
FORMER SPOUSES AS A RESULT  OF  A  DECREE  OF  DIVORCE,  DISSOLUTION  OF
MARRIAGE,  ANNULMENT,  OR  LEGAL  SEPARATION, OR AS A RESULT OF PROPERTY
SETTLEMENT, OR AGREEMENT INCIDENTAL TO A DECREE OF DIVORCE,  DISSOLUTION
OF MARRIAGE, ANNULMENT, OR LEGAL SEPARATION;
  (II)  A TRANSFER ORDER BY A PROBATE COURT DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF
A DECEDENT'S ESTATE;
  (III) A JUDGMENT OF A FORECLOSURE AND SALE, OR A LEVY PURSUANT  TO  AN
EXECUTION;

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

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