senate Bill S6089A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the inspection of non-fireproof buildings and compliance with the New York city housing maintenance code and the New York city construction codes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 referred to housing
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.820
Apr 21, 2022 print number 6089a
Apr 21, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Jan 05, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development
Apr 08, 2021 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S6089A
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

aye wr (2)

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S6089 - Details

Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Add §140-a, Mult Dwell L

S6089 - Summary

Requires the inspection of non-fireproof buildings every three years; requires compliance with the New York city housing maintenance code and the New York city construction codes; requires those dwellings not in compliance with such code at the time of inspection to make repairs or improvements necessary to comply with such standards within six months of such inspection, or a lien shall be placed upon the dwelling.

S6089 - Sponsor Memo

S6089 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6089
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- 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 multiple dwelling law, in relation to requiring the
   inspection of non-fireproof buildings and compliance with the New York
   property maintenance code

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  multiple  dwelling  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 140-a to read as follows:
   § 140-A. INSPECTION AND COMPLIANCE. 1.  EVERY  NON-FIREPROOF  MULTIPLE
 DWELLING  SHALL  BE  INSPECTED EVERY THREE YEARS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE
 STANDARDS SET FORTH IN THE NEW YORK  PROPERTY  MAINTENANCE  CODE.  THOSE
 DWELLINGS  NOT  IN  COMPLIANCE WITH SUCH CODE SHALL HAVE SIX MONTHS FROM
 SUCH INSPECTION TO MAKE REPAIRS OR IMPROVEMENTS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH
 SUCH STANDARDS.
   2. OWNERS OF MULTIPLE DWELLINGS WHO FAIL TO MAKE REPAIRS  OR  IMPROVE-
 MENTS  NECESSARY  FOR  COMPLIANCE WITH THE NEW YORK PROPERTY MAINTENANCE
 CODE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER DAY UNTIL THE
 DWELLING COMPLIES WITH SUCH CODE. ANY DWELLING THAT REMAINS  NON-COMPLI-
 ANT WITH SUCH CODE FOR A PERIOD OF SIX MONTHS OR MORE SHALL CAUSE A LIEN
 TO  BE  PLACED  UPON  THE DWELLING UNTIL ALL REPAIRS OR IMPROVEMENTS ARE
 COMPLETE AND RENTS ARE ADJUSTED BASED ON RENT  ABATEMENTS,  DUE  TO  THE
 UNSAFE CONDITIONS ORIGINATING FROM THE OWNERS' NON-COMPLIANCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07717-02-1


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S6089A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Multiple Dwelling Law
Laws Affected:
Add §140-a, Mult Dwell L

S6089A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the inspection of non-fireproof buildings every three years; requires compliance with the New York city housing maintenance code and the New York city construction codes; requires those dwellings not in compliance with such code at the time of inspection to make repairs or improvements necessary to comply with such standards within six months of such inspection, or a lien shall be placed upon the dwelling.

S6089A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6089A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6089--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. JACKSON, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Housing,
   Construction and Community Development -- recommitted to the Committee
   on  Housing, Construction and Community Development in accordance with
   Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the multiple dwelling law, in relation to requiring the
   inspection of non-fireproof buildings and compliance with the New York
   city housing maintenance code and the New York city construction codes
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  multiple  dwelling  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 140-a to read as follows:
   § 140-A. INSPECTION AND COMPLIANCE. 1. A. EVERY NON-FIREPROOF MULTIPLE
 DWELLING SHALL BE INSPECTED EVERY THREE YEARS FOR  COMPLIANCE  WITH  THE
 FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS SET FORTH IN THE NEW YORK CITY HOUSING MAINTENANCE
 CODE AND THE NEW YORK CITY CONSTRUCTION CODES.
   B.  IT  SHALL  BE THE DUTY OF EVERY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION ACTING
 EITHER AS OWNER, AGENT, CONTRACTOR OR LESSEE OF SUCH MULTIPLE  DWELLINGS
 TO  CONDUCT  SUCH FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONS WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE
 LIMITED TO ELECTRICAL WIRING, CIRCUITS, OUTLETS,  SWITCHES,  CORDS,  AND
 RELATED EQUIPMENT.
   C.  EVERY  PERSON,  FIRM OR CORPORATION ACTING EITHER AS OWNER, AGENT,
 CONTRACTOR OR LESSEE OF SUCH MULTIPLE DWELLING SHALL SUBMIT A FIRE SAFE-
 TY INSPECTION REPORT FOR EACH BUILDING OWNED OR OPERATED BY SUCH PERSON,
 FIRM OR CORPORATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS OR OTHER  APPROPRIATE
 LOCAL AGENCY EVERY THREE YEARS.
   2. FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE:
   A.  THE NUMBER AND NATURE OF THE FIRE SAFETY HAZARDS FOUND DURING FIRE
 SAFETY  INSPECTIONS; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07717-03-2
 S. 6089--A                          2

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