senate Bill S729

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to evictions and foreclosures of federal employees during a federal government shutdown

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

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S729 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §111, add §§768 & 1392, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3678

S729 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to evictions and foreclosures of federal employees during a federal government shutdown.

S729 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S729 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    729
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
   relation  to  evictions and foreclosures of federal employees during a
   federal government shutdown
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  111 of the real property actions and proceedings
 law is amended by adding two  new  subdivisions  6  and  7  to  read  as
 follows:
   6. AS USED IN SECTIONS 768 AND 1392 OF THIS CHAPTER, THE TERM:
   (A) "FEDERAL WORKER":
   (I) MEANS AN EMPLOYEE OF A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY; AND
   (II) IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE; AND
   (B)  "SHUTDOWN" MEANS ANY PERIOD IN WHICH THERE IS MORE THAN A TWENTY-
 FOUR HOUR LAPSE IN APPROPRIATIONS FOR ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT  AGENCY  OR
 FEDERAL DEPARTMENT AS A RESULT OF A FAILURE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO
 ENACT A REGULAR APPROPRIATIONS BILL OR CONTINUING RESOLUTION.
   7. AS USED IN SECTION 1392 OF THIS CHAPTER, THE TERM:
   (A) "COVERED PERIOD" MEANS THE PERIOD BEGINNING ON THE DATE ON WHICH A
 SHUTDOWN  BEGINS  AND  ENDING  ON THE DATE THAT IS THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
 DATE ON WHICH THAT SHUTDOWN ENDS; AND
   (B) "COVERED ACTION" MEANS AN ACTION RELATING TO AN OBLIGATION:
   (I) WITH RESPECT TO REAL OR PERSONAL PROPERTY OWNED BY A FEDERAL WORK-
 ER; AND
   (II) THAT:
   (A) ORIGINATED BEFORE THE DATE ON WHICH A SHUTDOWN BEGINS;
   (B) IS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE ON WHICH A SHUTDOWN BEGINS; AND
   (C) IS SECURED BY A MORTGAGE, TRUST DEED, OR  OTHER  SECURITY  IN  THE
 NATURE OF A MORTGAGE.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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