|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 19, 2021||1st report cal.111|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to housing, construction and community development|
senate Bill S183
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S183 (ACTIVE) - Details
S183 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S183 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to prohibiting the eviction of tenants for the certified medical use of medical marihuana PURPOSE: To protect tenants from eviction as a result of their certified use of medical marihuana. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 744-a to the real property law. Specifies that a tenant shall not be removed from a residential unit because of their certified medical use of medical marihuana. Section 2 is the effective date.
S183 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 183 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, LIU -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development AN ACT to amend the real property actions and proceedings law, in relation to prohibiting the eviction of tenants for the certified medical use of medical marihuana 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 section 716 to read as follows: § 716. EVICTION BASED ON THE CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE OF MEDICAL MARIHUA- NA PROHIBITED. 1. A TENANT SHALL NOT BE REMOVED FROM POSSESSION OF A RESIDENTIAL UNIT PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE BECAUSE OF SUCH PERSON'S CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THIR- TY-THREE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. IT SHALL BE A DEFENSE TO A PROCEEDING TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF A RESIDENTIAL UNIT THAT A LAND- LORD SEEKS SUCH RECOVERY BECAUSE OF A PERSON'S CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA, AND THAT, BUT FOR SUCH USE, THE LANDLORD WOULD NOT SEEK TO RECOVER POSSESSION. A LANDLORD MAY REBUT SUCH DEFENSE BY SHOWING THAT HE OR SHE SEEKS TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF A RESIDENTIAL UNIT BECAUSE OF ANY OTHER LAWFUL GROUND. 2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL RESTRICT A LANDLORD'S LEGAL RIGHTS TO RECOVER POSSESSION OF A RESIDENTIAL UNIT ON GROUNDS NOT BASED ON OR DERIVED FROM THE CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00951-01-1
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