assembly Bill A9504A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes municipalities in a pilot emergency repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to such municipalities' annual tax levy

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2022 print number 9504a
May 04, 2022 amend and recommit to local governments
Mar 10, 2022 referred to local governments

Co-Sponsors

A9504 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8146
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §54-g, St Fin L; add §903, RPT L

A9504 - Summary

Authorizes municipalities in a pilot emergency repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to such municipalities' annual tax levy.

A9504 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9504
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. HUNTER -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Local Governments
 
 AN  ACT to amend the state finance law and the real property tax law, in
   relation to authorizing certain municipalities in  a  pilot  emergency
   repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code
   violation  penalties, costs   and fines to such municipalities' annual
   tax levy in accordance with applicable  law;  and  providing  for  the
   repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 54-g of the state finance law,  as
 added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
   3. BEGINNING NOVEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, THE SECRETARY OF
 STATE SHALL RECEIVE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FROM THE STATE TO SUPPORT A PILOT
 PROGRAM  FOR ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF
 THE FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODES. THE  SECRETARY  OF  STATE,  WITH
 ASSISTANCE  FROM  THE  DIVISION  OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, SHALL
 ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM WITH PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITIES FOR AN EMER-
 GENCY REPAIR PROGRAM. THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL ONLY  SELECT  MUNICI-
 PALITIES  DESIGNATED  AS  A  CITY  FOR SUCH PILOT PROGRAM. THE EMERGENCY
 REPAIR PROGRAM WHICH SHALL BE FUNDED FOR A MINIMUM OF  THREE  YEARS  AND
 SHALL  REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY AWARDED PARTICIPATION TO ENACT A LOCAL LAW
 TO  ENABLE  THE  MUNICIPALITY  TO  REPAIR  IMMEDIATELY  HAZARDOUS   CODE
 VIOLATIONS  IN BUILDINGS WHERE THE OWNER HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN SUCH REPAIRS
 IN A REASONABLE TIME. THE MUNICIPALITY SHALL BILL  THE  OWNER  FOR  SUCH
 REPAIR  COSTS  AND  IN  THE  EVENT PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN THIRTY
 DAYS, THE SECRETARY SHALL REIMBURSE THE MUNICIPALITY FOR  SUCH  REPAIRS.
 ANY  SUBSEQUENT  RECOVERY  OF MONIES DUE FROM THE OWNER FOR SUCH REPAIRS
 SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE STATE. THE SECRETARY OF STATE  IN  CONJUNCTION
 WITH  THE  DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SHALL FILE A REPORT
 ANNUALLY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF  THE  EMERGENCY  REPAIR  PILOT
 PROGRAM WITH THE LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE
 RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO WHETHER THE PROGRAM SHALL BE CONTINUED OR MODIFIED
 IN ANY WAY AND THE REASONS THEREFOR.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A9504A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8146
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §54-g, St Fin L; add §903, RPT L

A9504A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes municipalities in a pilot emergency repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code violation penalties, costs and fines to such municipalities' annual tax levy.

A9504A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9504--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HUNTER, GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Local Governments -- committee discharged, bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the state finance law and the real property tax law, in
   relation to authorizing certain municipalities in  a  pilot  emergency
   repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code
   violation  penalties, costs   and fines to such municipalities' annual
   tax levy in accordance with applicable  law;  and  providing  for  the
   repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 54-g of the state finance law,  as
 added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
   3.  THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE DIVISION OF HOUS-
 ING  AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, SHALL ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM WITH PARTIC-
 IPATING MUNICIPALITIES FOR AN EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM. THE SECRETARY OF
 STATE SHALL ONLY SELECT MUNICIPALITIES DESIGNATED AS  A  CITY  FOR  SUCH
 PILOT PROGRAM. THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM SHALL REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY
 AWARDED PARTICIPATION TO ENACT A LOCAL LAW TO ENABLE THE MUNICIPALITY TO
 REPAIR  IMMEDIATELY  HAZARDOUS  CODE  VIOLATIONS  IN BUILDINGS WHERE THE
 OWNER HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN SUCH REPAIRS IN A REASONABLE TIME. THE  MUNICI-
 PALITY  SHALL  BILL  THE  OWNER  FOR  SUCH REPAIR COSTS AND IN THE EVENT
 PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS, THE  SECRETARY  SHALL  REIM-
 BURSE  THE  MUNICIPALITY  FOR  SUCH  REPAIRS. ANY SUBSEQUENT RECOVERY OF
 MONIES DUE FROM THE OWNER FOR SUCH REPAIRS SHALL  BE  FORWARDED  TO  THE
 STATE.  THE SECRETARY OF STATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIVISION OF HOUS-
 ING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SHALL FILE A REPORT ANNUALLY TO  EVALUATE  THE
 EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PILOT PROGRAM WITH THE LEGISLATURE
 AND THE GOVERNOR. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO WHETH-
 ER THE PROGRAM SHALL BE CONTINUED OR MODIFIED IN ANY WAY AND THE REASONS
 THEREFOR.
   4.  The terms used in this section shall have the meanings ascribed to
 them in section fifty-four of this article.
   § 2. The real property tax law is amended by adding a new section  903
 to read as follows:
   § 903. COLLECTION OF UNPAID HOUSING CODE VIOLATION PENALTIES; LEVY. 1.
 AUTHORIZATION.  IN ADDITION TO AND NOT IN LIMITATION OF ANY POWER OTHER-