assembly Bill A9846

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the maximum civil penalty

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 19, 2022 referred to judiciary

A9846 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1308, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5054
2019-2020: S2700
2023-2024: A393

A9846 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum civil penalty from $500 to $1000 per day per property for each day the mortgagee or agent of the mortgagee has been in violation.

A9846 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              April 19, 2022
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Judiciary
 AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
   relation to increasing the maximum civil penalty

   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of section 1308 of the  real
 property actions and proceedings law, as added by section 1 of part Q of
 chapter 73 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  Violations  of this section may be heard before a hearing officer
 or a court of competent jurisdiction. If it shall appear to  the  satis-
 faction  of the hearing officer or the court, based on the preponderance
 of the evidence, that the mortgagee or agent of a mortgagee has violated
 this section, a civil penalty may be issued by the  hearing  officer  or
 the court in the amount of up to [five hundred] ONE THOUSAND dollars per
 day per property for each day the violation persisted.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.