senate Bill S7278B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the board of managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to be conducted via electronic means

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Current Bill Status Via A8185 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 signed chap.249
Jun 23, 2022 delivered to governor
May 05, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.451
substituted for s7278b
May 05, 2022 substituted by a8185b
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
May 04, 2022 passed senate
Apr 04, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 7278b
Feb 14, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 09, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 08, 2022 1st report cal.451
Jan 28, 2022 print number 7278a
Jan 28, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Jul 07, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 8, 2022 - Judiciary committee Vote

S7278A
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S7278 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8185
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

S7278 - Summary

Authorizes the board of managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to be conducted via electronic means.

S7278 - Sponsor Memo

S7278 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7278
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to  requiring  condo-
   minium  by-laws  to  allow  for the conduct of unit owner meetings via
   electronic means

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 339-v of the real
 property  law, as added by chapter 82 of the laws of 1964, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (b) [Method] METHODS of calling meetings  of  the  unit  owners;  what
 percentage  of  the unit owners, if other than a majority, shall consti-
 tute a quorum; and what percentage shall, consistent with the provisions
 of this act, be necessary to adopt decisions binding on all unit owners.
 MEETINGS OF UNIT OWNERS MAY BE HELD AT SUCH  PLACE,  WITHIN  OR  WITHOUT
 THIS STATE, AS MAY BE FIXED BY OR UNDER THE BY-LAWS, OR IF NOT SO FIXED,
 AS  DETERMINED  BY THE BOARD OF MANAGERS. IF, PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH
 OR THE BY-LAWS, THE BOARD OF MANAGERS IS  AUTHORIZED  TO  DETERMINE  THE
 PLACE  OF  A  MEETING  OF UNIT OWNERS, THE BOARD OF MANAGERS MAY, IN ITS
 SOLE DISCRETION, DETERMINE THAT THE MEETING BE HELD SOLELY BY  MEANS  OF
 ELECTRONIC  COMMUNICATION,  THE  PLATFORM/SERVICE  OF WHICH SHALL BE THE
 PLACE OF THE MEETING FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11858-02-1


S7278A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8185
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

S7278A - Summary

Authorizes the board of managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to be conducted via electronic means.

S7278A - Sponsor Memo

S7278A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7278--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation  to  authorizing  the
   board  or managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to be
   conducted via electronic means
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 339-v of the real
 property  law, as added by chapter 82 of the laws of 1964, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (b) [Method] METHODS of calling meetings  of  the  unit  owners;  what
 percentage  of  the unit owners, if other than a majority, shall consti-
 tute a quorum; and what percentage shall, consistent with the provisions
 of this [act] SECTION, be necessary to adopt decisions  binding  on  all
 unit  owners. MEETINGS OF UNIT OWNERS MAY BE HELD AT SUCH PHYSICAL PLACE
 AS MAY BE FIXED BY OR UNDER THE BY-LAWS, OR IF NOT SO FIXED,  AS  DETER-
 MINED  BY  THE  BOARD OF MANAGERS.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE BOARD OF
 MANAGERS MAY, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, DETERMINE THAT THE MEETING BE HELD
 SOLELY BY  MEANS OF ELECTRONIC   COMMUNICATION,   THE   PLATFORM/SERVICE
 OF WHICH SHALL BE THE PLACE OF THE MEETING FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE.
 NOTHING  CONTAINED  IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL PROHIBIT A BOARD OF MANAGERS
 FROM ALLOWING UNIT OWNERS THE OPTION OF ATTENDING A  MEETING  EITHER  AT
 SUCH  PHYSICAL PLACE AND/OR BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SO THAT
 UNIT OWNERS MAY BE PRESENT AT SUCH MEETING.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11858-04-2

S7278B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8185
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

S7278B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the board of managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to be conducted via electronic means.

S7278B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7278B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7278--B
     Cal. No. 451
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
   the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
   tee,  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 authorizing the
   board of managers of a condominium to allow unit owner meetings to  be
   conducted via electronic means
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 339-v of the real
 property law, as added by chapter 82 of the laws of 1964, is amended  to
 read as follows:
   (b)  [Method]  METHODS  of  calling  meetings of the unit owners; what
 percentage of the unit owners, if other than a majority,  shall  consti-
 tute a quorum; and what percentage shall, consistent with the provisions
 of  this  [act]  SECTION, be necessary to adopt decisions binding on all
 unit owners. MEETINGS OF UNIT OWNERS MAY BE HELD AT SUCH PHYSICAL  PLACE
 AS  MAY  BE FIXED BY OR UNDER THE BY-LAWS, OR IF NOT SO FIXED, AS DETER-
 MINED BY THE BOARD OF MANAGERS.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  THE  BOARD  OF
 MANAGERS MAY, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, DETERMINE THAT THE MEETING BE HELD
 SOLELY  OR  PARTIALLY  BY    MEANS  OF ELECTRONIC   COMMUNICATION,   THE
 PLATFORM/SERVICE   OF WHICH SHALL  BE  THE  PLACE  OF  THE  MEETING  FOR
 PURPOSES  OF  THIS  ARTICLE.  NOTHING  CONTAINED IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL
 PROHIBIT A BOARD OF MANAGERS FROM HOLDING A MEETING AT A PHYSICAL  PLACE
 AND  ALLOWING UNIT OWNERS THE OPTION OF ATTENDING SUCH MEETING EITHER AT
 SUCH PHYSICAL PLACE OR BY MEANS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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