assembly Bill A3672

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the Neighborhood Integrity Act

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 10, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Jan 28, 2021 referred to local governments

A3672 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-C §995, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8615
2019-2020: A2543

A3672 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the Neighborhood Integrity Act which establishes a formal process for renaming or re-designating a traditionally recognized neighborhood in the city of New York; provides penalties for real estate brokers and agents who advertise a property as part of, or located in, a designated neighborhood that is not traditionally recognized as such.

A3672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3672
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RODRIGUEZ  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to protecting the
   integrity of traditionally recognized neighborhoods
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new arti-
 cle 19-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 19-C
                        NEIGHBORHOOD INTEGRITY ACT
 SECTION 995. NEIGHBORHOOD INTEGRITY.
   § 995.  NEIGHBORHOOD INTEGRITY. 1. NO PERSON OR ENTITY SHALL RENAME OR
 RE-DESIGNATE A TRADITIONALLY RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD WITHIN A CITY  WITH
 A  POPULATION  OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, OR IN ANY WAY RECONSTITUTE TRADI-
 TIONALLY RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD BOUNDARIES,  EXCEPT  AS  SET  FORTH  IN
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
   2.  THE  MAYOR,  UPON  A  MAJORITY APPROVAL OF THE CITY COUNCIL, SHALL
 DESIGNATE AND DIRECT A GOVERNMENT OFFICE OR AGENCY TO DEVELOP A  PROCESS
 FOR  THE PROPOSED RENAMING OF ANY TRADITIONALLY RECOGNIZED NEIGHBORHOOD,
 OR FOR THE RECONSTITUTION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF  ANY  SUCH  NEIGHBORHOOD.
 SUCH  PROCESS  SHALL  REQUIRE  INPUT  FROM THE COMMUNITY BOARD OR BOARDS
 WHICH REPRESENT SUCH AREAS AS ESTABLISHED BY THE APPLICABLE  CITY  CHAR-
 TER.
   3.  NO  REAL  ESTATE BROKER OR ANY AGENT OF A REAL ESTATE BROKER SHALL
 MARKET, DISSEMINATE OR PROMOTE, INCLUDING BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO,  IN  ANY
 WRITTEN  OR ELECTRONIC FORM THE SALE OR RENTAL OF AN APARTMENT, HOUSE OR
 OTHER REAL PROPERTY AS PART OF, OR LOCATED IN, A DESIGNATED NEIGHBORHOOD
 THAT IS NOT A TRADITIONALLY RECOGNIZED  NEIGHBORHOOD  OR  RECOGNIZED  AS
 SUCH  PURSUANT  TO  THE  PROCESS  SET  FORTH  IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
 SECTION. A VIOLATION OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  SUBJECT  THE  REAL  ESTATE
 BROKER  TO  A MONETARY FINE, LICENSE SUSPENSION OR LICENSE REVOCATION AS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.