senate Bill S427A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to directing the division of human rights to promulgate a statement regarding housing discrimination that shall be appended to any form of housing assistance

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Current Bill Status Via A3112 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.243
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1431
substituted for s427a
Jun 03, 2021 substituted by a3112b
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1431
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2021 print number 427a
May 18, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Co-Sponsors

S427 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3112
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4248
2017-2018: S45
2019-2020: S427, A11081

S427 - Summary

Relates to directing the division of human rights to promulgate regulations requiring the disclosure of lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants; directs certain government entities and non-profit entities authorized to administer public housing programs or assistance to ensure potential recipients of public assistance are informed to their rights related to lawful source of income discrimination.

S427 - Sponsor Memo

S427 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    427
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAPLAN, KAVANAGH -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Investigations and Government Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division
   of human rights to promulgate a statement regarding housing  discrimi-
   nation that shall be appended to any form of housing assistance
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  295-a
 to read as follows:
   §  295-A. ADDITIONAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DIVISION. 1. IN ADDITION
 TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY THIS ARTICLE,  THE  DIVI-
 SION  SHALL  CREATE AND PROMULGATE A STATEMENT THAT SHALL BE APPENDED TO
 ANY FORM OF HOUSING ASSISTANCE ADMINISTERED BY ANY  STATE  OR  MUNICIPAL
 AGENCY  INCLUDING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE SECTION EIGHT HOUSING CHOICE
 VOUCHER PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER FORM OF HOUSING  ASSISTANCE,  PAYMENT,  OR
 CREDIT  REGARDLESS  OF WHETHER OR NOT SUCH ASSISTANCE, PAYMENT OR CREDIT
 IS PAID OR ATTRIBUTED DIRECTLY TO A LANDLORD. SUCH STATEMENT SHALL, AT A
 MINIMUM, INCLUDE:
   (A) EXAMPLES OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF LAWFUL SOURCE OF INCOME;
   (B) EXAMPLES OF PHRASES THAT  MAY  INDICATE  DISCRIMINATION  BASED  ON
 LAWFUL  SOURCE  OF INCOME IN VIOLATION OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-SIX
 OF THIS ARTICLE;
   (C) A STATEMENT THAT IT IS ILLEGAL FOR THE OWNER OR ANY  OTHER  PERSON
 HAVING  THE  RIGHT TO SELL, RENT OR LEASE A HOUSING ACCOMMODATION, OTHER
 THAN AN ACCOMMODATION IN AN OWNER-OCCUPIED  BUILDING  OF  TWO  UNITS  OR
 FEWER, CONSTRUCTED OR TO BE CONSTRUCTED, OR ANY AGENT OR EMPLOYEE THERE-
 OF,  OR  ANY REAL ESTATE BROKER, REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON, OR EMPLOYEE OR
 AGENT THEREOF TO DO THE FOLLOWING:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S427A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3112
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4248
2017-2018: S45
2019-2020: S427, A11081

S427A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to directing the division of human rights to promulgate regulations requiring the disclosure of lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants; directs certain government entities and non-profit entities authorized to administer public housing programs or assistance to ensure potential recipients of public assistance are informed to their rights related to lawful source of income discrimination.

S427A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S427A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  427--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAPLAN, KAVANAGH -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Investigations and Government Operations -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division
   of  human  rights  to  promulgate  regulations requiring disclosure of
   lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-e
 to read as follows:
   § 170-E. DISCLOSURE OF LAWFUL SOURCE OF INCOME RIGHTS  TO  PROSPECTIVE
 TENANTS.  THE  DIVISION  OF  HUMAN  RIGHTS  SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS
 REQUIRING ANY STATE, COUNTY, MUNICIPAL  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY,
 INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  THE  DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY
 RENEWAL, OR ANY AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY OF SUCH  AN  ENTITY,  AND  ANY
 PUBLIC  OR PRIVATE NON-PROFIT ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER ANY PUBLIC
 HOUSING PROGRAM OR  ASSISTANCE,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  THE
 SECTION EIGHT HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER FORM OF HOUS-
 ING ASSISTANCE, PAYMENT, SUBSIDY OR CREDIT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT
 SUCH  ASSISTANCE,  PAYMENT,  SUBSIDY  OR  CREDIT  IS  PAID OR ATTRIBUTED
 DIRECTLY TO A LANDLORD, TO ENSURE THAT INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE APPLIED  FOR
 AND  ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH ASSISTANCE, PAYMENT, SUBSIDY OR CREDIT
 ARE INFORMED, IN WRITING, OF THEIR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES  AVAILABLE  UNDER
 LAW,  WITH  REGARD TO LAWFUL SOURCE OF INCOME DISCRIMINATION PURSUANT TO
 THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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