|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 01, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S7123
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
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S7123 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S7123 SPONSOR: ORTT TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: Requires on or before July 15, 2021 a report with a plan for the state- wide court system for reopening upon the expiration of the eviction moratorium. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would require a report be prepared by July 15, 2021 detailing the court systems' plans for reopening housing courts upon the expira- tion of the eviction moratorium. The report will include plans to address court and calendar congestion which will be created as a result
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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