Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
2021-2022 Legislative Session
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- Delivered to Governor
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2021-S9557 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
2021-S9557 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires public housing authorities with housing complexes containing one hundred or more units to provide at least three meals or meal vouchers and drinking water for all tenants in the affected buildings each day of a disruption in water services that requires a pause of tenant use of water for drinking or cooking lasting over twenty-four hours.
2021-S9557 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9557 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public housing law, in relation to requiring public housing authorities with housing complexes containing one hundred or more units to provide food and drinking water for all tenants in the affected buildings each day of a water service disruption PURPOSE: To create a process for ensuring public housing residents are provided food and water when their cooking and drinking water is disrupted. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the public housing law by adding a new section that would require public housing authorities with housing complexes contain- ing one hundred or more units to provide at three meals or meal vouchers a day and drinking water for all residents of buildings affected by a disruption lasting longer than 24 hours, and notification requirements
2021-S9557 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9557 I N S E N A T E September 14, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 public housing authorities with housing complexes containing one hundred or more units to provide food and drinking water for all tenants in the affected buildings each day of a water service disruption THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a new section 229 to read as follows: § 229. WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION. 1. FOR PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES WITH HOUSING COMPLEXES CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED OR MORE UNITS, IN THE EVENT OF A DISRUPTION IN WATER SERVICES THAT REQUIRES A PAUSE OF TENANT USE OF WATER FOR DRINKING OR COOKING LASTING OVER TWENTY-FOUR HOURS, THE HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE THREE MEALS OR THREE MEAL VOUCHERS AND DRINKING WATER FOR EACH RESIDENT IN THE AFFECTED BUILDINGS EACH DAY OF THE DISRUPTION, INCLUDING AN OPTION FOR HOMEBOUND RESIDENTS TO RECEIVE MEALS AND WATER DIRECTLY. 2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF MEAL AND WATER AVAILABILITY THROUGH WRITTEN NOTICE AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO RESIDENTS REGARDING THE DISRUPTION. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE: A. THE LOCATION AND TIME MEALS, MEAL VOUCHERS AND WATER WILL BE AVAIL- ABLE TO RESIDENTS EACH DAY; AND B. THE PROCEDURE FOR HOMEBOUND INDIVIDUALS TO RECEIVE MEALS AND WATER DIRECTLY. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16310-02-2
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