senate Bill S7766

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relation to fiber-based services being provided to tenants

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2022 signed chap.156
delivered to governor
Mar 15, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.488
substituted for a9285
Jan 26, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 24, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.280
Jan 11, 2022 referred to rules

S7766 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9285
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §104, Pub Serv L (as proposed in S.5868-A & A.7214-A)

S7766 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fiber-based services being provided to tenants; prevents landlords from: demanding or accepting payment from tenants in exchange for permitting fiber optic service on or within such landlord's property or premises; or discriminating in rental charges or otherwise, between tenants who receive fiber optic service and those who do not.

S7766 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7766 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7766
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public  service  law,  in  relation  to  fiber-based
   services being provided to tenants
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 104 of the public service law,  as
 added  by  a chapter of the laws of 2021 relating to facilitating access
 to telephone providers to deliver fiber-based services, as  proposed  in
 legislative  bills numbers S. 5868-A and A. 7214-A, is amended and a new
 subdivision 4 is added to read as follows:
   3. A landlord or property owner may require: (a)  that  the  telephone
 corporation  or the tenant or a combination thereof bear the entire cost
 of the installation, operation or removal of such facilities; [and]  (b)
 that the telephone corporation agrees to indemnify the landlord or prop-
 erty  owner  for  any  damage  caused  by the installation, operation or
 removal of such facilities; AND (C) THAT THE INSTALLATION OF  THE  FIBER
 OPTIC  FACILITIES CONFORM TO SUCH REASONABLE CONDITIONS AS ARE NECESSARY
 TO PROTECT THE SAFETY, FUNCTIONING AND APPEARANCE OF THE  PREMISES,  AND
 THE CONVENIENCE AND WELL-BEING OF OTHER TENANTS.
   4. NO LANDLORD SHALL: (A) DEMAND OR ACCEPT PAYMENT FROM ANY TENANT, IN
 ANY  FORM,  IN  EXCHANGE FOR PERMITTING FIBER OPTIC SERVICE ON OR WITHIN
 SUCH LANDLORD'S PROPERTY OR PREMISES;  OR  (B)  DISCRIMINATE  IN  RENTAL
 CHARGES  OR  OTHERWISE,  BETWEEN TENANTS WHO RECEIVE FIBER OPTIC SERVICE
 AND THOSE WHO DO NOT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
 manner  as a chapter of the laws of 2021 relating to facilitating access
 to telephone providers to deliver fiber-based services, as  proposed  in
 legislative bills numbers S. 5868-A and A. 7214-A, takes effect.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10543-04-2


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