senate Bill S7357

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires entities responsible for the provision of vital services to coordinate and work expeditiously to restore service whenever such service is interrupted

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 03, 2021 referred to rules

S7357 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402-e, Pub Hous L

S7357 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires entities responsible for the provision of vital services to coordinate and work expeditiously to restore service whenever such service is interrupted; includes gas as a vital service.

S7357 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7357 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7357
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             September 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to  requiring  enti-
   ties responsible for the provision of vital services to coordinate and
   work  expeditiously to restore service whenever such service is inter-
   rupted

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 402-e of the public housing law,
 as amended by chapter 47 of the laws of  2020,  is  amended  and  a  new
 subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
   1.  In order to ensure compliance and enforcement of the New York city
 housing authority's duty to provide heat, water,  electricity,  GAS  and
 elevator  service,  the  New  York  city housing authority shall publish
 information regarding reported disruptions in such services, the  length
 of such disruptions and the steps taken to restore services. Starting on
 May  first,  two  thousand  twenty,  the New York city housing authority
 shall publish such information on its website. For six months after  the
 original  publication  date,  the  New York city housing authority shall
 retain such information on its website.
   5. A. THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT,  OR  ANY
 AGENCY  OF  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK  OR  STATE  AGENCY CHARGED WITH THE
 INSPECTION OF CONDITIONS, REQUIRED TO REMEDY CONDITIONS, OR WITH GENERAL
 JURISDICTION TO REMEDY CONDITIONS, AND ANY UTILITY CORPORATION IN OWNER-
 SHIP OR CONTROL OF THE METERS, PIPES, FITTINGS, WIRES AND OTHER  APPARA-
 TUS  ASSOCIATED  WITH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SERVICE TO A RESIDENCE, SHALL
 ENSURE THAT ALL INTERRUPTIONS OF VITAL SERVICES SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION
 ONE OF THIS SECTION BE REMEDIED AS EXPEDITIOUSLY AS PRACTICABLE.
   B. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION,  "EXPEDITIOUSLY  AS  PRACTICABLE"
 SHALL MEAN A REQUIREMENT THAT EACH RESPONSIBLE ENTITY DESCRIBED IN PARA-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13060-01-1

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