assembly Bill A5337A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes special proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial property to a city, town, or village

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Current Bill Status Via S9470 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.526
substituted for a5337a
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s9470
Jun 01, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.526
rules report cal.526
reported
May 31, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 28, 2022 print number 5337a
May 28, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Feb 12, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A5337 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9470
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-B §§1980 - 1984, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10195
2013-2014: A1920
2015-2016: A2173
2017-2018: A7355
2019-2020: A3736

A5337 - Summary

Authorizes special proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial property to a city, town, or village; provides for certification of abandonment, notice to the owner of record, commencement of proceedings and the decision and judgment of the court; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

A5337 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5337
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. McDONALD, JONES, SANTABARBARA, LUPARDO, MORINEL-
   LO, J. M. GIGLIO, ASHBY, DARLING, FAHY, JACOBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M.  of A. BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, COOK, HAWLEY, TAGUE  --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real  property  actions and proceedings law, in
   relation to special proceedings to  convey  title  to  abandoned  real
   property to cities, towns or villages
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 19-A of  the  real  property
 actions  and  proceedings  law, as amended by chapter 573 of the laws of
 1982, is amended to read as follows:
                   SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO
                    ABANDONED [DWELLING] REAL PROPERTY
                         TO CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE
   § 2. Section 1970 of the real property actions and proceedings law, as
 amended by chapter 593 of the laws  of  1983,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  1970.  Applicability.  The  department or agency of a city, town or
 village, responsible for [the enforcement of the multiple dwelling  law,
 the  multiple residence law, or any other law, code or ordinance govern-
 ing the occupancy and maintenance of residential property] ENFORCING THE
 MUNICIPALITY'S BUILDING CODE (hereinafter in this article referred to as
 "the department") may institute a  proceeding  in  accordance  with  the
 provisions  of  this article for a judgment vesting in the city, town or
 village title to [a dwelling] REAL PROPERTY which has been abandoned  by
 the  owner.  This  article shall not apply to a one-family or two-family
 dwelling occupied by the owner thereof.
   § 3. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 1971 of the real property actions
 and proceedings law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 529 of the laws

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01842-01-1

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A5337A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9470
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-B §§1980 - 1984, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10195
2013-2014: A1920
2015-2016: A2173
2017-2018: A7355
2019-2020: A3736

A5337A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes special proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial property to a city, town, or village; provides for certification of abandonment, notice to the owner of record, commencement of proceedings and the decision and judgment of the court; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

A5337A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5337--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. McDONALD, JONES, SANTABARBARA, LUPARDO, MORINEL-
   LO, J. M. GIGLIO, ASHBY, DARLING, FAHY, JACOBSON -- Multi-Sponsored by
   -- M.  of A. BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, COOK, HAWLEY, TAGUE  --  read  once
   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Judiciary -- recommitted to the
   Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
   relation  to  authorizing special proceedings to convey title to aban-
   doned commercial and industrial real property  to  a  city,  town,  or
   village;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
   tion thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The real property actions and proceedings law is amended by
 adding a new article 19-B to read as follows:
 
                               ARTICLE 19-B
      SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO ABANDONED COMMERCIAL AND
                                INDUSTRIAL
                  REAL PROPERTY TO CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE
 
 SECTION 1980. APPLICABILITY.
         1981. CERTIFICATION OF ABANDONMENT.
         1982. NOTICE.
         1982-A. ALTERNATIVE NOTICE PROVISIONS.
         1983. COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDING.
         1984. DECISION AND JUDGMENT OF THE COURT.
   §  1980.  APPLICABILITY.  THE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY OF A CITY, TOWN, OR
 VILLAGE, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE  ENFORCEMENT  OF  THE  COMMERCIAL  BUILDING
 CODE,  INDUSTRIAL  BUILDING  CODE,  OR  ANY OTHER LAW, CODE OR ORDINANCE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01842-02-2