|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 28, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S6427
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6427 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6427 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6427 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property law, in relation to prohibiting land- lords, lessors, sub-lessors and grantors from demanding brokers' fees from a tenant SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends section 238-a of the real property law. Section two provides that this act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary in order to save the State of New York the litigation costs that will be necessary to remedy an erroneous interpre- tation of the Statewide Housing Security and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 by a single court in April 2021.
S6427 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6427 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 28, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to prohibiting land- lords, lessors, sub-lessors and grantors from demanding brokers' fees from a tenant THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 238-a of the real property law, as added by section 10 of part M of chapter 36 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (a) Except in instances where statutes or regulations provide for a payment, fee or charge, no landlord, lessor, sub-lessor or grantor may demand any payment, fee, or charge for the processing, review or accept- ance of an application, or demand any other payment, fee or charge before or at the beginning of the tenancy, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BROKER'S FEES, except background checks and credit checks as provided by paragraph (b) of this subdivision, provided that this subdivision shall not apply to entrance fees charged by continuing care retirement commu- nities licensed pursuant to article forty-six or forty-six-A of the public health law, assisted living providers licensed pursuant to arti- cle forty-six-B of the public health law, adult care facilities licensed pursuant to article seven of the social services law, senior residential communities that have submitted an offering plan to the attorney gener- al, or not-for-profit independent retirement communities that offer personal emergency response, housekeeping, transportation and meals to their residents. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11133-01-1
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