senate Bill S3920

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides retroactivity to the original date of eligibility in certain cases for the senior citizens rent increase exemption (SCRIE) and disability rent increase exemption (DRIE)

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.816
Feb 01, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 27, 2021 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

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S3920 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2474
Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Amd §26-605, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A3137
2017-2018: S5881, A7457
2019-2020: S3224, A10892

S3920 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides retroactivity to the original date of eligibility for the senior citizens rent increase exemption (SCRIE) and disability rent increase exemption (DRIE).

S3920 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3920 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3920
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community Development
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
   relation to providing for  retroactive  benefit  calculation  for  the
   senior  citizens  rent increase exemption and disability rent increase
   exemption
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  26-605 of the administrative code of the city of
 New York is amended by  adding  a  new  subdivision  (c-1)  to  read  as
 follows:
   (C-1)  FOR  ANY  ELIGIBLE HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD WHO SUBMITS AN APPLICATION
 FOR A RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION ORDER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (A)  OR  (B)
 OF  THIS SECTION, THE DATE OF SUCH APPLICATION SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE (I)
 THE DATE OF THE APPLICANT'S INITIAL  ELIGIBILITY  FOR  A  RENT  INCREASE
 EXEMPTION  ORDER, IF THE ACTUAL DATE OF SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION IS
 TWO YEARS OR LESS AFTER SUCH DATE OF INITIAL ELIGIBILITY,  OR  (II)  THE
 DATE  WHICH  IS  TWO YEARS PRIOR TO THE ACTUAL DATE OF THE SUBMISSION OF
 THE APPLICATION, IF SUCH APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED MORE  THAN  TWO  YEARS
 AFTER  THE APPLICANT'S   DATE OF INITIAL ELIGIBILITY FOR A RENT INCREASE
 EXEMPTION ORDER, AND THE CALCULATION OF SUCH  RENT  INCREASE  EXEMPTION,
 PROSPECTIVELY,  SHALL  BE  BASED  UPON  THE  APPLICANT'S INITIAL DATE OF
 ELIGIBILITY AND NOT UPON THE DATE OF SUCH APPLICATION, PROVIDED,  HOWEV-
 ER,  THAT  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ONLY APPLY TO THE
 CALCULATION OF BENEFITS AND NO PRIOR RENTAL PAYMENTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO ANY
 RENT INCREASE PRIOR TO THE DATE  OF  APPLICATION  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO
 RECOUPMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00155-01-1

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