senate Bill S76

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain notice requirements; and prohibits landlords from including incorrect information re rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals pertaining to units in the Affordable New York Housing Program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2021 1st report cal.202
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S76
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

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aye wr (3)

S76 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A641
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add §235-i, RP L; amd §421-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5651, A7990

S76 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain notice requirements; and prohibits landlords from including incorrect information relating to rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals thereof pertaining to units subject to the Affordable New York Housing Program.

S76 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S76 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    76
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  violations  of
   certain  notice  requirements; and to amend the real property tax law,
   in relation to prohibiting landlords from including incorrect informa-
   tion relating to rent decontrol in certain leases and renewals thereof
   pertaining to units subject to the Affordable New York Housing Program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
 235-i to read as follows:
   § 235-I. WILLFUL VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS. A LANDLORD
 OR ANY PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE LANDLORD  WHO  WILLFULLY  INCLUDES
 INFORMATION HE OR SHE KNOWS TO BE MISLEADING OR INCORRECT INFORMATION IN
 ANY  NOTICE  PROVIDED  PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF PARAGRAPH (F) OF
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE-A OF THE REAL PROPER-
 TY TAX LAW IS GUILTY OF A VIOLATION PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF ONE THOUSAND
 DOLLARS.
   § 2. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (f) of subdivision  2  of  section
 421-a  of  the  real  property tax law, as amended by chapter 289 of the
 laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
   (ii) with respect to units which become subject to the  provisions  of
 this  section  after  the  effective date of this subparagraph, such tax
 benefit period as provided in the opening paragraph of this paragraph or
 applicable law or act shall have  expired  and  either  each  lease  and
 renewal thereof for such unit for the tenant in residence at the time of
 such  decontrol  has  included  a  notice  in at least twelve point type
 informing such tenant that the unit shall become subject to such  decon-
 trol  upon  the expiration of such tax benefit period as provided in the
 opening paragraph of this paragraph or applicable law or act and  states
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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