senate Bill S3945

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2022 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1132
Jan 05, 2022 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 26, 2021 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.883
Feb 01, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

May 3, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3945
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Absent
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Excused
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

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S3945 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8301
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156, Pub Hous L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5867
2013-2014: S1702
2015-2016: S932
2017-2018: S1482
2019-2020: S234

S3945 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to veterans' eligibility for public housing; expands eligibility requirements to include veterans of the recent conflicts; requires granting of a preference for public housing to veterans or families of veterans who have a military service connected disability.

S3945 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3945 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3945
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to veterans'  eligi-
   bility for public housing
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivision 1  of  section
 156  of the public housing law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of
 2006, is amended to read as follows:
   (1) have served in the armed forces of the United States for a  period
 of  at  least  six months (or any shorter period which terminated due to
 death or injury incurred in such service), provided some portion of  the
 period  of  service was between the twenty-eighth day of February, nine-
 teen hundred sixty-one to the  seventh  day  of  May,  nineteen  hundred
 seventy-five,  OR  BETWEEN THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND
 ONE TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, and
   § 2. Section 156 of the public housing law is amended by adding a  new
 subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8.  AN  AUTHORITY SHALL GRANT A PREFERENCE IN THE SELECTION OF TENANTS
 TO VETERANS  OR  FAMILIES  OF  VETERANS  WHO  HAVE  A  MILITARY  SERVICE
 CONNECTED DISABILITY PROVIDED THAT SUCH VETERANS OR FAMILIES OF VETERANS
 OTHERWISE  QUALIFY  FOR  OCCUPANCY  IN  SUCH AN AUTHORITY'S PROJECTS AND
 PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH AUTHORITY HAS COMPLIED WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
 SECTION 960.206 OF TITLE 24 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS  RELATING
 TO SUCH PREFERENCES.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06879-01-1

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