assembly Bill A7364

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring contracts for a commercial lease

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May 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

A7364 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 22 Chap 13 §§22-1301 & 22-1302, NYC Ad Cd

A7364 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that commercial tenants receive a lease; defines terms within leases; establishes requirements for commercial lease contracts.

A7364 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7364
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ANDERSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to requiring contracts for a commercial lease
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
 is amended by adding a new chapter 13 to read as follows:
                                 CHAPTER 13
                        COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACTS
   §  22-1301  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED IN THIS CHAPTER THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1. "WRITTEN CONTRACT" MEANS  A  COMMERCIAL  LEASE  OR  LEASE  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES  OF  RENTING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, THAT SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A
 COMMERCIAL TENANT AS AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT TERMS.
   2. "COMMERCIAL TENANT" MEANS A LESSEE OR ENTITY THAT  IS  ENTERING  AN
 AGREEMENT TO RENT AND LAWFULLY OCCUPY THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   3.  "COMMERCIAL  LEASE"  MEANS A WRITTEN CONTRACT PROVIDED ON PAPER OR
 ELECTRONICALLY.
   4. "COMMERCIAL PROPERTY" MEANS ANY NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PROPER-
 TY THAT IS OWNED OR USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.
   5. "PROPERTY OWNER" MEANS A PERSON, LANDLORD, OWNER,  OR  ENTITY  THAT
 OWNS OR MANAGES A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   §  22-1302 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 1. A LANDLORD SHALL
 PROVIDE A WRITTEN CONTRACT TO A COMMERCIAL TENANT. SUCH WRITTEN CONTRACT
 MUST INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE:
   A. ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPACE LEASED;
   B. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE  PROPERTY  OWNER  OR  MANAGER  AND  THE
 PRIMARY CONTACT OF THE BUSINESS, ALL CONTACTS PREFERRED BY THOSE PARTIES
 SHOULD  BE INCLUDED ON THE LEASE, WHICH SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO ONLY ONE
 CONTACT;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.