|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2021||referred to housing|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 08, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.1621|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 14, 2021||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S1603
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1603 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1603 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1603 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public housing law, in relation to enacting the "NYCHA utility accountability act" PURPOSE: To provide New York City Housing Authority ("NYCHA") tenants a prorated rental reduction for utility outages. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one is the title. Section two of the bill amends the public housing law by adding a new subdivision 5 to section 402-e to require that NYCHA will reduce the amount of rent to be paid by tenants in the instance of a heat, water, gas, or electric service outage by either $75 prorated on a daily basis or the tenant's prorated daily cost of rent, whichever is more, for every day of utility outage.
S1603 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1603 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, BENJAMIN, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print- ed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to enacting the "NYCHA utility accountability act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "NYCHA utility accountability act". § 2. Section 402-e of the public housing law is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: 5. WHERE THERE IS A DISRUPTION IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORI- TY'S PROVISION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR ELECTRICITY SERVICE TO ANY TENANT, THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF RENT TO BE PAID BY SUCH TENANT FOR THE FOLLOWING MONTH BY THE GREATER OF EITHER (A) SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS PER MONTH, ON A PRORATED DAILY BASIS FOR EACH DAY SUCH TENANT EXPERIENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR ELECTRICITY SERVICE; OR (B) THE AMOUNT EQUAL TO TEN PERCENT OF SUCH TENANT'S PRORATED DAILY COST OF RENT FOR EACH DAY SUCH TENANT EXPERI- ENCED A DISRUPTION OF HEAT, WATER, GAS, OR ELECTRICITY SERVICE. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02490-01-1
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