assembly Bill A8185B

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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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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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
Apr 04, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 31, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.512
Mar 29, 2022 reported
Mar 15, 2022 print number 8185b
Mar 15, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to housing
Feb 01, 2022 print number 8185a
Feb 01, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to housing
Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing
Aug 25, 2021 referred to housing

A8185 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7278
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

A8185 - Summary

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

A8185 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8185
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Housing
 
 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


A8185A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7278
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

A8185A - Summary

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

A8185A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8185--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Housing -- recommitted to the Committee on  Housing  in  accordance
   with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- 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.
                                                            LBD11858-03-2


Co-Sponsors

A8185B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7278
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §339-v, RP L

A8185B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8185B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8185--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Housing -- recommitted to the Committee on  Housing  in  accordance
   with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   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  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.
                                                            LBD11858-06-2