senate Bill S9470

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes special proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial property to a city, town, or village

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.526
substituted for a5337a
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2022 referred to judiciary
ordered to third reading cal.1886
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2022 referred to judiciary

S9470 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5337
Law Section:
Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-B §§1980 - 1984, RPAP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10195
2013-2014: A1920
2015-2016: A2173
2017-2018: A7355
2019-2020: A3736

S9470 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes special proceedings to convey title to abandoned commercial and industrial property to a city, town, or village; provides for certification of abandonment, notice to the owner of record, commencement of proceedings and the decision and judgment of the court; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof.

S9470 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9470 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9470
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 31, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the  real  property  actions  and  proceedings  law,  in
   relation  to  authorizing special proceedings to convey title to aban-
   doned commercial and industrial real property  to  a  city,  town,  or
   village;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
   tion thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The real property actions and proceedings law is amended by
 adding a new article 19-B to read as follows:
 
                               ARTICLE 19-B
      SPECIAL PROCEEDING TO CONVEY TITLE TO ABANDONED COMMERCIAL AND
                                INDUSTRIAL
                  REAL PROPERTY TO CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE
 
 SECTION 1980. APPLICABILITY.
         1981. CERTIFICATION OF ABANDONMENT.
         1982. NOTICE.
         1982-A. ALTERNATIVE NOTICE PROVISIONS.
         1983. COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDING.
         1984. DECISION AND JUDGMENT OF THE COURT.
   §  1980.  APPLICABILITY.  THE DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY OF A CITY, TOWN, OR
 VILLAGE, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE  ENFORCEMENT  OF  THE  COMMERCIAL  BUILDING
 CODE,  INDUSTRIAL  BUILDING  CODE,  OR  ANY OTHER LAW, CODE OR ORDINANCE
 GOVERNING THE OCCUPANCY AND MAINTENANCE OF COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL REAL
 PROPERTY (HEREINAFTER IN THIS ARTICLE REFERRED TO AS  "THE  DEPARTMENT")
 MAY  INSTITUTE  A  PROCEEDING  IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
 ARTICLE FOR A JUDGMENT VESTING IN THE CITY, TOWN, OR VILLAGE TITLE TO  A
 COMMERCIAL  OR  INDUSTRIAL REAL PROPERTY WHICH HAS BEEN ABANDONED BY THE
 OWNER.
   § 1981. CERTIFICATION OF ABANDONMENT. 1. THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  MAKE  A
 FINDING THAT A COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL REAL PROPERTY IS ABANDONED IF:
   (A)  THE  OWNER OF A COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL REAL PROPERTY HAS FAILED
 FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST THREE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS EITHER TO COLLECT RENT
 OR TO INSTITUTE SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS FOR  NONPAYMENT  OF  RENT,  AND  THE

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