senate Bill S7123

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to a plan to address court calendar congestion upon the expiration of the eviction moratorium

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Jun 01, 2021 referred to judiciary

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S7123 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8113
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L

S7123 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the chief administrator of the courts to develop a plan to address court calendar congestion upon the expiration of the eviction moratorium including additional temporary space for courts, additional hours, appointing additional judges to handle pending proceedings and coordination with OTDA.

S7123 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7123 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7123
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to  requiring  the  chief
   administrator of the courts to submit a report on a plan to respond to
   the end of the moratorium on evictions

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  212  of  the  judiciary  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (z) to read as follows:
   (Z)  PREPARE,  ON  OR  BEFORE  THE FIFTEENTH DAY OF JULY, TWO THOUSAND
 TWENTY-ONE, A REPORT WITH A PLAN FOR THE STATEWIDE COURT SYSTEM'S ADMIN-
 ISTRATION OF SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SEVEN OF  THE  REAL
 PROPERTY  ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW, WHICH ARE PENDING ON SUCH DATE OR
 WHICH WILL BE COMMENCED UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE MORATORIUM. SUCH PLAN
 SHALL RESPOND TO COURT AND CALENDAR CONGESTION WHICH  WILL  RESULT  FROM
 THE LAPSE OF THE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT
 NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO, CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING:  ALTERNATIVE SPACE
 AVAILABLE FOR TEMPORARILY HOUSING COURT  PROCEEDINGS;  ADDITIONAL  COURT
 HOURS  INCLUDING  EVENINGS;  ASSIGNMENT  OF ADDITIONAL JUDGES OR HEARING
 OFFICERS TO RESPOND TO INCREASED CASE LOAD ISSUES; AND COORDINATION WITH
 THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND  DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  TO  ENSURE  PARTIC-
 IPATION  TO  PROVIDE  EMERGENCY  RENT  REGULATION PROGRAM ASSISTANCE FOR
 TENANTS AND OWNERS IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS  SUCH  AS
 FAMILY HOMELESSNESS AND EVICTION PREVENTION SUPPLEMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11718-02-1


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