senate Bill S2132B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases required training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople to prevent discrimination

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.319
substituted for a5359
Feb 08, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.230
Feb 01, 2021 print number 2132b
Feb 01, 2021 amend and recommit to rules
reported and committed to rules
Jan 26, 2021 print number 2132a
Jan 26, 2021 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 19, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2132A
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Feb 2, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S2132B
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2132 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5359
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L

S2132 - Summary

Increases the required training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople relating to fair housing laws and housing discrimination.

S2132 - Sponsor Memo

S2132 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2132
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend  the  real  property  law,  in  relation  to  increasing
   required  training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople
   to prevent discrimination

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Subdivision 3 of section 441 of the real property law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  ESTABLISHING  THE
 CONTENT  OF  THE INSTRUCTION PERTAINING TO FAIR HOUSING AND/OR DISCRIMI-
 NATION IN THE SALE OR RENTAL OF REAL PROPERTY OR  AN  INTEREST  IN  REAL
 PROPERTY REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. SUCH INSTRUCTION
 SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED TO, COURSES ON: (1) THE LEGACY OF
 SEGREGATION, UNEQUAL TREATMENT, AND HISTORIC LACK OF ACCESS TO  OPPORTU-
 NITY  IN  HOUSING;  (2) UNEQUAL ACCESS TO AMENITIES AND RESOURCES ON THE
 BASIS OF RACE, DISABILITY,  AND  OTHER  PROTECTED  CHARACTERISTICS;  (3)
 FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL FAIR HOUSING LAWS; AND (4) ANTI-BIAS TRAINING.
   §  2.  Paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 441 of the
 real property law, as amended by chapter 183 of the laws  of  2006,  are
 amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
   (b)  Such further information as the department may reasonably require
 shall be furnished by the applicant including sufficient proof of having
 taken and passed a written examination and answered  such  questions  as
 may  be  prepared by the department to enable it to determine the trust-
 worthiness of the applicant if an individual, or of  each  member  of  a
 co-partnership  or  each  member  of a limited liability company or each
 officer of a corporation for whom a license as a broker  is  asked,  and
 his  or  their competency to transact the business of real estate broker
 in such a manner as to safeguard the interests of the public. In  deter-
 mining  competency,  the  department shall require proof that the person
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S2132A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5359
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L

S2132A - Summary

Increases the required training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople relating to fair housing laws and housing discrimination.

S2132A - Sponsor Memo

S2132A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2132--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, KAVANAGH, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
   ary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend  the  real  property  law,  in  relation  to  increasing
   required  training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople
   to prevent discrimination
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Subdivision 3 of section 441 of the real property law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  ESTABLISHING  THE
 CONTENT  OF  THE INSTRUCTION PERTAINING TO FAIR HOUSING AND/OR DISCRIMI-
 NATION IN THE SALE OR RENTAL OF REAL PROPERTY OR  AN  INTEREST  IN  REAL
 PROPERTY REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. SUCH INSTRUCTION
 SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED TO, COURSES ON: (1) THE LEGACY OF
 SEGREGATION, UNEQUAL TREATMENT, AND HISTORIC LACK OF ACCESS TO  OPPORTU-
 NITY  IN  HOUSING;  (2) UNEQUAL ACCESS TO AMENITIES AND RESOURCES ON THE
 BASIS OF RACE, DISABILITY,  AND  OTHER  PROTECTED  CHARACTERISTICS;  (3)
 FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL FAIR HOUSING LAWS; AND (4) ANTI-BIAS TRAINING.
   §  2.  Paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 441 of the
 real property law, as amended by chapter 183 of the laws  of  2006,  are
 amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
   (b)  Such further information as the department may reasonably require
 shall be furnished by the applicant including sufficient proof of having
 taken and passed a written examination and answered  such  questions  as
 may  be  prepared by the department to enable it to determine the trust-
 worthiness of the applicant if an individual, or of  each  member  of  a
 co-partnership  or  each  member  of a limited liability company or each
 officer of a corporation for whom a license as a broker  is  asked,  and
 his  or  their competency to transact the business of real estate broker
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S2132B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5359
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L

S2132B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the required training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople relating to fair housing laws and housing discrimination.

S2132B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2132B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2132--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, KAVANAGH, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
   ary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
   said  committee  and  committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend  the  real  property  law,  in  relation  to  increasing
   required  training for real estate brokers and real estate salespeople
   to prevent discrimination
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Subdivision 3 of section 441 of the real property law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) THE SECRETARY OF STATE SHALL, UPON NOTICE AND  A  PUBLIC  HEARING,
 PROMULGATE  RULES ESTABLISHING THE CONTENT OF THE INSTRUCTION PERTAINING
 TO FAIR HOUSING AND/OR DISCRIMINATION IN THE  SALE  OR  RENTAL  OF  REAL
 PROPERTY  OR  AN  INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION. SUCH INSTRUCTION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 COURSES ON: (1)  THE  LEGACY  OF  SEGREGATION,  UNEQUAL  TREATMENT,  AND
 HISTORIC LACK OF ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY IN HOUSING; (2) UNEQUAL ACCESS TO
 AMENITIES  AND  RESOURCES  ON  THE  BASIS OF RACE, DISABILITY, AND OTHER
 PROTECTED CHARACTERISTICS; (3) FEDERAL, STATE, AND  LOCAL  FAIR  HOUSING
 LAWS; AND (4) ANTI-BIAS TRAINING.
   §  2.  Paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 441 of the
 real property law, as amended by chapter 183 of the laws  of  2006,  are
 amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
   (b)  Such further information as the department may reasonably require
 shall be furnished by the applicant including sufficient proof of having
 taken and passed a written examination and answered  such  questions  as
 may  be  prepared by the department to enable it to determine the trust-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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