senate Bill S945B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the anti-discrimination in housing fund and allocates moneys from fines thereto

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 08, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 945b
Feb 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.226
Feb 01, 2021 reported and committed to rules
Jan 28, 2021 print number 945a
Jan 28, 2021 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S945
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 2, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

Feb 2, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S945A
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S945 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441-c, RP L; add §80-a, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7852

S945 - Summary

Establishes the anti-discrimination in housing fund and allocates moneys from fines thereto.

S945 - Sponsor Memo

S945 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    945
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
   relation  to  allocating  fines  to the anti-discrimination in housing
   fund

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 441-c of the real
 property  law, as amended by chapter 131 of the laws of 2020, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) The department of state may revoke the license of  a  real  estate
 broker  or  salesman or suspend the same, for such period as the depart-
 ment may deem proper, or in lieu thereof may impose a fine not exceeding
 [one] TWO thousand dollars payable to the department of  state,  TWENTY-
 FIVE  PERCENT OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL BE
 PAYABLE TO THE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, OR IN THE CASE OF A COUN-
 TY WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN A CITY, THE CITY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION,  IN
 THE  COUNTY  WHERE THE VIOLATION OCCURRED AND TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF ALL
 MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL BE PAYABLE TO THE ANTI-
 DISCRIMINATION IN HOUSING FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION  EIGHTY-A
 OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, or a reprimand upon conviction of the licensee
 of  a  violation  of  any  provision  of this article, or for a material
 misstatement in the application for such license, or  if  such  licensee
 has  been  guilty  of fraud or fraudulent practices, or for dishonest or
 misleading advertising, or has demonstrated untrustworthiness or  incom-
 petency  to  act as a real estate broker or salesman, or for a violation
 of article fifteen of the executive law committed in his or her capacity
 as a real estate broker or salesman, as  the  case  may  be.    PROVIDED
 HOWEVER,  IF  THE  COUNTY  WHERE  THE VIOLATION OCCURRED DOES NOT HAVE A
 COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, THEN THE PORTION OF  MONIES  THAT  WOULD
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S945A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441-c, RP L; add §80-a, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7852

S945A - Summary

Establishes the anti-discrimination in housing fund and allocates moneys from fines thereto.

S945A - Sponsor Memo

S945A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  945--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Judiciary  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property law and the state finance law, in
   relation to allocating fines to  the  anti-discrimination  in  housing
   fund
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 441-c of the real
 property law, as amended by chapter 131 of the laws of 2020, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (a)  The  department  of state may revoke the license of a real estate
 broker or salesman or suspend the same, for such period as  the  depart-
 ment may deem proper, or in lieu thereof may impose a fine not exceeding
 [one]  TWO  thousand dollars payable to the department of state, TWENTY-
 FIVE PERCENT OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL  BE
 PAYABLE TO THE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, OR IN THE CASE OF A COUN-
 TY  WHOLLY CONTAINED WITHIN A CITY, THE CITY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, IN
 THE COUNTY WHERE THE VIOLATION OCCURRED AND TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT  OF  ALL
 MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SHALL BE PAYABLE TO THE ANTI-
 DISCRIMINATION  IN HOUSING FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-A
 OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, or a reprimand upon conviction of the licensee
 of a violation of any provision of  this  article,  or  for  a  material
 misstatement  in  the  application for such license, or if such licensee
 has been guilty of fraud or fraudulent practices, or  for  dishonest  or
 misleading  advertising, or has demonstrated untrustworthiness or incom-
 petency to act as a real estate broker or salesman, or for  a  violation
 of article fifteen of the executive law committed in his or her capacity
 as  a  real  estate  broker  or  salesman, as the case may be.  PROVIDED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S945B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441-c, RP L; add §80-a, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7852

S945B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the anti-discrimination in housing fund and allocates moneys from fines thereto.

S945B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S945B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  945--B
     Cal. No. 226
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Judiciary  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
   tee  and  committed  to  the  Committee on Rules -- ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  real property law and the state finance law, in
   relation to establishing the anti-discrimination in housing  fund  and
   allocating moneys from fines thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 441-c of the real
 property law, as amended by chapter 131 of the laws of 2020, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (a)  The  department  of state may revoke the license of a real estate
 broker or salesman or suspend the same, for such period as  the  depart-
 ment may deem proper, or in lieu thereof may impose a fine not exceeding
 [one]  TWO thousand dollars payable to the department of state, PROVIDED
 THAT FIFTY PERCENT OF ALL MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE FOR
 SUCH FINES SHALL BE PAYABLE TO THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION IN  HOUSING  FUND
 ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHTY-A OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, or a
 reprimand upon  conviction  of  the  licensee  of  a  violation  of  any
 provision  of this article, or for a material misstatement in the appli-
 cation for such license, or if such licensee has been guilty of fraud or
 fraudulent practices, or for dishonest or misleading advertising, or has
 demonstrated untrustworthiness or incompetency to act as a  real  estate
 broker  or salesman, or for a violation of article fifteen of the execu-
 tive law committed in his or her capacity as a  real  estate  broker  or
 salesman,  as  the  case  may  be.   In the case of a real estate broker
 

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