senate Bill S4257B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring contracts for a commercial lease

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2021 amended on third reading 4257b
May 11, 2021 amended on third reading 4257a
Mar 11, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2021 1st report cal.550
Feb 03, 2021 referred to cities 1

Votes

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Mar 9, 2021 - Cities 1 committee Vote

S4257
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S4257 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7364
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 22 Chap 13 §§22-1301 & 22-1302, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5982

S4257 - Summary

Ensures that commercial tenants receive a lease; defines terms within leases; establishes requirements for commercial lease contracts.

S4257 - Sponsor Memo

S4257 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4257
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 1
 
 AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
   relation to requiring contracts for a commercial lease
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
 is amended by adding a new chapter 12 to read as follows:
                                 CHAPTER 12
                        COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACTS
   § 22-1201 DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS  CHAPTER  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1.  "WRITTEN  CONTRACT"  MEANS  A  COMMERCIAL  LEASE  OR LEASE FOR THE
 PURPOSES OF RENTING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, THAT SHALL BE PROVIDED  TO  A
 COMMERCIAL TENANT AS AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT TERMS.
   2.  "COMMERCIAL  TENANT"  MEANS A LESSEE OR ENTITY THAT IS ENTERING AN
 AGREEMENT TO RENT AND LAWFULLY OCCUPY THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   3. "COMMERCIAL LEASE" MEANS A WRITTEN CONTRACT PROVIDED  ON  PAPER  OR
 ELECTRONICALLY.
   4. "COMMERCIAL PROPERTY" MEANS ANY NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PROPER-
 TY THAT IS OWNED OR USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.
   5.  "PROPERTY  OWNER"  MEANS A PERSON, LANDLORD, OWNER, OR ENTITY THAT
 OWNS OR MANAGES A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   § 22-1202 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 1. A LANDLORD  SHALL
 PROVIDE A WRITTEN CONTRACT TO A COMMERCIAL TENANT. SUCH WRITTEN CONTRACT
 MUST INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE:
   A. ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPACE LEASED;
   B.  CONTACT  INFORMATION  FOR  THE  PROPERTY  OWNER OR MANAGER AND THE
 PRIMARY CONTACT OF THE BUSINESS, ALL CONTACTS PREFERRED BY THOSE PARTIES
 SHOULD BE INCLUDED ON THE LEASE, WHICH SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO ONLY  ONE
 CONTACT;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S4257A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7364
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 22 Chap 13 §§22-1301 & 22-1302, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5982

S4257A - Summary

Ensures that commercial tenants receive a lease; defines terms within leases; establishes requirements for commercial lease contracts.

S4257A - Sponsor Memo

S4257A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4257--A
     Cal. No. 550
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Cities  1  --
   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  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to requiring contracts for a commercial lease
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
 is amended by adding a new chapter 13 to read as follows:
                                 CHAPTER 13
                        COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACTS
   §  22-1301  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED IN THIS CHAPTER THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1. "WRITTEN CONTRACT" MEANS  A  COMMERCIAL  LEASE  OR  LEASE  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES  OF  RENTING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, THAT SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A
 COMMERCIAL TENANT AS AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT TERMS.
   2. "COMMERCIAL TENANT" MEANS A LESSEE OR ENTITY THAT  IS  ENTERING  AN
 AGREEMENT TO RENT AND LAWFULLY OCCUPY THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   3.  "COMMERCIAL  LEASE"  MEANS A WRITTEN CONTRACT PROVIDED ON PAPER OR
 ELECTRONICALLY.
   4. "COMMERCIAL PROPERTY" MEANS ANY NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PROPER-
 TY THAT IS OWNED OR USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.
   5. "PROPERTY OWNER" MEANS A PERSON, LANDLORD, OWNER,  OR  ENTITY  THAT
 OWNS OR MANAGES A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   §  22-1302 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 1. A LANDLORD SHALL
 PROVIDE A WRITTEN CONTRACT TO A COMMERCIAL TENANT. SUCH WRITTEN CONTRACT
 MUST INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE:
   A. ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPACE LEASED;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S4257B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7364
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 22 Chap 13 §§22-1301 & 22-1302, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5982

S4257B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that commercial tenants receive a lease; defines terms within leases; establishes requirements for commercial lease contracts.

S4257B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4257B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4257--B
     Cal. No. 550
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Cities  1  --
   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 -- again amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to requiring contracts for a commercial lease
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Title 22 of the administrative code of the city of New York
 is amended by adding a new chapter 13 to read as follows:
                                 CHAPTER 13
                        COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACTS
   §  22-1301  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED IN THIS CHAPTER THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1. "WRITTEN CONTRACT" MEANS  A  COMMERCIAL  LEASE  OR  LEASE  FOR  THE
 PURPOSES  OF  RENTING A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, THAT SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A
 COMMERCIAL TENANT AS AN OFFICIAL AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT TERMS.
   2. "COMMERCIAL TENANT" MEANS A LESSEE OR ENTITY THAT  IS  ENTERING  AN
 AGREEMENT TO RENT AND LAWFULLY OCCUPY THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   3.  "COMMERCIAL  LEASE"  MEANS A WRITTEN CONTRACT PROVIDED ON PAPER OR
 ELECTRONICALLY.
   4. "COMMERCIAL PROPERTY" MEANS ANY NON-RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PROPER-
 TY THAT IS OWNED OR USED FOR BUSINESS PURPOSES.
   5. "PROPERTY OWNER" MEANS A PERSON, LANDLORD, OWNER,  OR  ENTITY  THAT
 OWNS OR MANAGES A COMMERCIAL PROPERTY.
   §  22-1302 COMMERCIAL LEASE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS. 1. A LANDLORD SHALL
 PROVIDE A WRITTEN CONTRACT TO A COMMERCIAL TENANT. SUCH WRITTEN CONTRACT
 MUST INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE:
   A. ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE SPACE LEASED;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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