senate Bill S8795A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Imposes certain penalties related to violations of building and fire code standards within fourteen days and increases certain fine amounts for violations of housing standards in New York city

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.824
Apr 21, 2022 print number 8795a
Apr 21, 2022 amend and recommit to housing, construction and community development
Apr 18, 2022 referred to housing, construction and community development

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Housing, Construction and Community Development committee Vote

S8795A
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2
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Housing, Construction and Community Development Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

S8795 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9163
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L; amd §27-2115, NYC Ad Cd

S8795 - Summary

Requires that any penalties for violations of housing standards or building and fire codes be assessed and imposed within fourteen days; increases certain fine amounts for violations of housing standards in New York city.

S8795 - Sponsor Memo

S8795 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8795
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community Development
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the administrative code of the
   city of New York, in relation to imposing certain penalties related to
   violations of building and fire code standards  within  fourteen  days
   and increasing certain fines for violations of housing standards
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 382 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5. ANY PENALTY LEVIED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION ON A
 PERSON WHO IS IN VIOLATION OF THE UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION  AND  BUILDING
 CODE AND WHO HAS FAILED TO COMPLY WITH AN ORDER TO REMEDY SUCH VIOLATION
 WITHIN  THE  TIME  FIXED BY THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE SECRETARY
 PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF  THIS
 ARTICLE  SHALL BE ASSESSED AND IMPOSED SUCH PENALTY WITHIN FOURTEEN DAYS
 OF SUCH VIOLATION. SUCH PERSON SHALL BE NOTIFIED AT SUCH TIME THAT  SUCH
 PENALTY HAS BEEN IMPOSED.
   §  2. Subdivision (a) of section 27-2115 of the administrative code of
 the city of New York, as amended by local law number 65 of the  city  of
 New York for the year 1987, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  A person who violates any law relating to housing standards shall
 be subject to a civil penalty of not less than [ten] ONE HUNDRED dollars
 nor more than  [fifty]  FIVE  HUNDRED  dollars  for  each  non-hazardous
 violation,  not  less  than  [twenty-five] FIVE HUNDRED dollars nor more
 than one THOUSAND FIVE hundred dollars and ten dollars per day for  each
 hazardous violation, [fifty] ONE THOUSAND dollars per day for each imme-
 diately hazardous violation, occurring in a multiple dwelling containing
 five  or  fewer  dwelling units, from the date set for correction in the
 notice of violation until the violation is corrected, and not less  than
 [fifty] ONE THOUSAND dollars nor more than [one hundred fifty] TEN THOU-
 SAND  dollars  and,  in  addition,  one  [hundred  twenty-five] THOUSAND
 dollars per day for each immediately hazardous violation, occurring in a
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S8795A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9163
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L; amd §27-2115, NYC Ad Cd

S8795A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that any penalties for violations of housing standards or building and fire codes be assessed and imposed within fourteen days; increases certain fine amounts for violations of housing standards in New York city.

S8795A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8795A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8795--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 18, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction  and
   Community  Development  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law and the  administrative  code  of  the
   city of New York, in relation to imposing certain penalties related to
   violations  of  building  and fire code standards within fourteen days
   and increasing certain fines for violations of housing standards
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 382 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5.  ANY  DAILY  PENALTY  LEVIED  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
 SECTION ON A PERSON WHO IS IN VIOLATION OF THE UNIFORM  FIRE  PREVENTION
 AND  BUILDING  CODE AND WHO HAS FAILED TO COMPLY WITH AN ORDER TO REMEDY
 SUCH VIOLATION WITHIN THE TIME FIXED BY THE REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  BY
 THE  SECRETARY  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE ASSESSED NO  LATER  THAN  THE  FOUR-
 TEENTH DAY OF SUCH VIOLATION.
   §  2. Subdivision (a) of section 27-2115 of the administrative code of
 the city of New York, as amended by local law number 65 of the  city  of
 New York for the year 1987, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  A person who violates any law relating to housing standards shall
 be subject to a civil penalty of not less than [ten] TWENTY-FIVE dollars
 nor more than [fifty] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars for  each  non-hazardous
 violation, not less than [twenty-five] FIFTY dollars nor more than [one]
 FIVE  hundred  dollars  and  NOT LESS THAN ten dollars NOR MORE THAN ONE
 HUNDRED DOLLARS per  day  for  each  hazardous  violation,  [fifty]  TWO
 HUNDRED dollars per day for each immediately hazardous violation, occur-
 ring  in  a  multiple  dwelling  containing [five] TEN or fewer dwelling
 units, from the date set for correction in the notice of violation until
 the violation is corrected,  and  not  less  than  [fifty]  ONE  HUNDRED
 dollars  nor  more  than  [one  hundred fifty] ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED
 dollars and, in addition, [one hundred twenty-five] NOT  LESS  THAN  ONE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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