senate Bill S2142A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the disclosure of lead-based paint test reports in real estate transactions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2021 amended on third reading 2142a
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.999
Jan 20, 2021 referred to judiciary

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May 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2142
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1
committee
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Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

nay (1)

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S2142 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6608
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§520 - 524, §235-aa, amd §462, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8830

S2142 - Summary

Requires the disclosure of lead-based paint test reports in real estate transactions.

S2142 - Sponsor Memo

S2142 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2142
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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  requiring  the
   disclosure  of  lead-based  paint  test  reports in real estate trans-
   actions

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The  legislature hereby finds and
 declares that lead poisoning of children persists as  one  of  the  most
 prevalent  and  preventable  environmental  diseases  in New York State.
 Nearly 100,000 children were newly identified with  levels  of  lead  in
 their  blood at five micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) in New York state
 between 2011 and 2015.   Medical research indicates  that  children  can
 suffer  permanent  brain damage at blood levels even lower than 5mcg/dL,
 and that there is no level of lead ingestion  that  is  without  adverse
 impact.    The  predominant cause of lead poisoning in young children is
 the ingestion of lead particles from deteriorating or abraded lead-based
 paint from older and poorly maintained residences.   Although  New  York
 state banned the sale of lead-based paint in 1970, (l.1970, ch. 338) 74%
 of New York's housing stock was constructed prior to 1970 and lead-based
 paint  was available outside of the state until 1978. New York state has
 both the nation's greatest number (over 4 million  units),  the  highest
 percentage  (55.08%)  of  pre-1960 and pre-1950 (41.0%) housing, and the
 oldest housing inventory among the fifty states. At least ninety percent
 of lead-based paint still exists in occupied housing built before  1960.
 New  York  state's older housing stock places residents at great risk of
 exposure to lead hazards, with low-income children living in older hous-
 ing having the highest risk of lead poisoning. Knowledge  of  lead-based
 paint  hazards, their control, mitigation, abatement, and risk avoidance
 is not sufficiently widespread. In addition, while federal law  requires
 the disclosure by sellers of real property of knowledge of the existence
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S2142A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6608
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16 §§520 - 524, §235-aa, amd §462, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8830

S2142A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the disclosure of lead-based paint test reports in real estate transactions.

S2142A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2142A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2142--A
     Cal. No. 999
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KAVANAGH, BROUK, JACKSON, MANNION, RIVERA, SALAZAR,
   SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to  the  Committee  on Judiciary -- reported favorably from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property law, in relation to requiring the
   disclosure of lead-based paint test  reports  in  real  estate  trans-
   actions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings.  The  legislature  hereby  finds  and
 declares  that  lead  poisoning  of children persists as one of the most
 prevalent and preventable environmental  diseases  in  New  York  State.
 Nearly  100,000  children  were  newly identified with levels of lead in
 their blood at five micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) in New York  state
 between  2011  and  2015.   Medical research indicates that children can
 suffer permanent brain damage at blood levels even lower  than  5mcg/dL,
 and  that  there  is  no level of lead ingestion that is without adverse
 impact.  The predominant cause of lead poisoning in  young  children  is
 the ingestion of lead particles from deteriorating or abraded lead-based
 paint  from  older  and poorly maintained residences.  Although New York
 state banned the sale of lead-based paint in 1970, (l.1970, ch. 338) 74%
 of New York's housing stock was constructed prior to 1970 and lead-based
 paint was available outside of the state until 1978. New York state  has
 both  the  nation's  greatest number (over 4 million units), the highest
 percentage (55.08%) of pre-1960 and pre-1950 (41.0%)  housing,  and  the
 oldest housing inventory among the fifty states. At least ninety percent
 of  lead-based paint still exists in occupied housing built before 1960.
 New York state's older housing stock places residents at great  risk  of
 exposure to lead hazards, with low-income children living in older hous-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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