|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 29, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8855
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S8855 (ACTIVE) - Details
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S8855 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that all declarations of housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until the date that is two years after the expiration of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to Executive Order 202 of 2020.
S8855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8855 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act providing for the continuation of certain declarations of housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To ensure that declarations of housing emergency that provide the basis for New York's system of rent regulations remain in effect, regardless of the local vacancy rate. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill provides that notwithstanding applicable law, all declarations of housing emergency pursuant to the Emergency Tenant Protection Act of 1974, the Local Emergency Housing Rent Control Act, the NYC Administra- tive Code, and the Emergency Housing Rent Control Law that were in full force and effect as of March 7th, 2020 shall remain in full force and
S8855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8855 I N S E N A T E July 29, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT providing for the continuation of certain declarations of housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. a. For the purposes of this act, "declarations of housing emergency" means: (i) all determinations by the local legislative body of a city, town or village of the existence of a public emergency pursuant to section 3 of the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four; (ii) the public emergency requiring the regulation and control of residential rents and evictions as provided in subdivision 3 of section 1 of the local emergency housing rent control act; (iii) the serious public emergencies declared pursuant to sections 26-401, 26-501 and 26-502 of the administrative code of the city of New York; and (iv) the serious public emergency declared pursuant to section 1 of the emergency housing rent control law. b. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3 of the emergency tenant protection act of nineteen seventy-four, sections 26-401, 26-414, 26-501, 26-502, and 26-520 of the administrative code of the city of New York, and any other applicable provisions of law, all declarations of housing emergency that were in full force and effect as of March 7, 2020 shall remain in full force and effect until the date that is two years after the expiration of the state disaster emergency, as such term is defined in section 20 of the executive law, declared pursuant to Execu- tive Order 202 of 2020, as amended, and as further extended by any subsequent or future executive order, regardless of whether the vacancy rate for the municipality in which the housing accommodation is located or for the class of such housing accommodation within such municipality is in excess of five percent. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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