senate Bill S6170A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the chief administrator of the office of court administration to establish a searchable public database providing information regarding eviction proceedings in the state

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.868
Jan 06, 2022 print number 6170a
Jan 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 10, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.794
Apr 13, 2021 referred to finance

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S6170A
16
6
committee
16
Aye
6
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 27, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S6170
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10921

S6170 - Summary

Requires the chief administrator of the office of court administration to establish a searchable public database providing information regarding eviction proceedings in the state; directs the chief administrator to adopt rules directing village, town or other local courts to report their eviction proceeding data to the office of court administration.

S6170 - Sponsor Memo

S6170 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6170
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring  the  office
   of  the  inspector  general  to establish a searchable public database
   providing information regarding eviction proceedings in the state

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 7 of section 53 of the executive law, as added
 by chapter 766 of the laws of 2005, is amended and a new  subdivision  8
 is added to read as follows:
   7.  establish  programs  for  training  state  officers  and employees
 regarding the prevention and elimination of corruption, fraud,  criminal
 activity, conflicts of interest or abuse in covered agencies[.];
   8. ESTABLISH AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE OF ALL EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN THE
 STATE.  SUCH  DATABASE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOW-
 ING: THE COURT INDEX NUMBER; THE DOCKET NUMBER AND DATE THE  ACTION  WAS
 FILED;  WHETHER  THE  TENANT  HAD  LEGAL  REPRESENTATION IN THE EVICTION
 PROCEEDING; WHETHER AN EVICTION HAS BEEN ORDERED AND THE DATE  ON  WHICH
 SUCH  EVICTION  WAS  ORDERED; THE REASON FOR THE EVICTION AND, WHERE THE
 REASON IS FOR NONPAYMENT, THE AMOUNT OWED; THE NAME AND ADDRESS  OF  THE
 LANDLORD; WHETHER THE PROPERTY IS COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL; AND THE ZIP
 CODE  OF  THE  PROPERTY. SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC,
 ACCESSIBLE FROM THE OFFICE'S WEBSITE, AND ABLE TO BE SEARCHED AND SORTED
 INTO THE CATEGORIES REQUIRED TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DATABASE PURSUANT  TO
 THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09062-01-1


S6170A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5083
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10921

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the chief administrator of the office of court administration to establish a searchable public database providing information regarding eviction proceedings in the state; directs the chief administrator to adopt rules directing village, town or other local courts to report their eviction proceeding data to the office of court administration.

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6170--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on Finance 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 executive law, in relation to requiring the office
   of court administration to  establish  a  searchable  public  database
   providing information regarding eviction proceedings in the state
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section  212  of  the  judiciary  law,  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (cc) to read as follows:
   (CC)  ESTABLISH  AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE OF ALL EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN
 THE STATE. SUCH DATABASE SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,  THE
 FOLLOWING:  THE DOCKET NUMBER AND DATE THE ACTION WAS FILED; WHETHER THE
 TENANT HAD LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN THE EVICTION PROCEEDING;  WHETHER  AN
 EVICTION  HAS  BEEN  ORDERED  AND  THE  DATE  ON WHICH SUCH EVICTION WAS
 ORDERED; THE REASON FOR THE  EVICTION  AND,  WHERE  THE  REASON  IS  FOR
 NONPAYMENT,  THE  AMOUNT OWED; WHETHER THE TENANT HAD A LEASE AGREEMENT;
 THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS EVICTED AND THE NUMBER OF  UNIQUE  HOUSEHOLDS;
 WHETHER  THE  PROPERTY IS COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL; AND THE ZIP CODE OF
 THE PROPERTY.  IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE TENANT PROTECTION ACT OF TWO THOU-
 SAND NINETEEN, ANY PERSONALLY  IDENTIFIABLE  INFORMATION  SHALL  NOT  BE
 INCLUDED  IN  THE  DATABASE.  SUCH  DATABASE  SHALL  BE AVAILABLE TO THE
 PUBLIC, ACCESSIBLE FROM THE OFFICE'S WEBSITE, AND ABLE  TO  BE  SEARCHED
 AND  SORTED  INTO THE CATEGORIES REQUIRED TO BE INCLUDED IN THE DATABASE
 PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH.  THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR SHALL  ADOPT  RULES
 CONSISTENT  WITH  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH  DIRECTING  ANY
 VILLAGE, TOWN OR OTHER LOCAL COURTS THAT MAY HAVE  EVICTION  PROCEEDINGS
 WITHIN  THEIR  SUBJECT  MATTER  JURISDICTION  TO  REPORT  THEIR EVICTION
 PROCEEDING DATA TO THE OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION NO LESS THAN  FOUR
 TIMES  ANNUALLY,  AT  AN  INTERVAL  OF THREE MONTHS, FOR THE PURPOSES OF
 COMPILING THE STATEWIDE EVICTION DATABASE REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

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