senate Bill S9557

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires public housing authorities with housing complexes containing one hundred or more units to provide food and drinking water for all tenants in the affected buildings each day of a water service disruption

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 14, 2022 referred to rules

S9557 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §229, Pub Hous L

S9557 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public housing authorities with housing complexes containing one hundred or more units to provide at least three meals or meal vouchers and drinking water for all tenants in the affected buildings each day of a disruption in water services that requires a pause of tenant use of water for drinking or cooking lasting over twenty-four hours.

S9557 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9557 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9557
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 14, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public housing law, in relation to requiring  public
   housing  authorities  with housing complexes containing one hundred or
   more units to provide food and drinking water for all tenants  in  the
   affected buildings each day of a water service disruption

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public housing law is amended by adding a  new  section
 229 to read as follows:
   §  229.  WATER  SERVICE  DISRUPTION. 1. FOR PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES
 WITH HOUSING COMPLEXES CONTAINING ONE HUNDRED  OR  MORE  UNITS,  IN  THE
 EVENT  OF A DISRUPTION IN WATER SERVICES THAT REQUIRES A PAUSE OF TENANT
 USE OF WATER FOR DRINKING OR COOKING LASTING OVER TWENTY-FOUR HOURS, THE
 HOUSING AUTHORITY SHALL PROVIDE THREE MEALS OR THREE MEAL  VOUCHERS  AND
 DRINKING  WATER  FOR EACH RESIDENT IN THE AFFECTED BUILDINGS EACH DAY OF
 THE DISRUPTION, INCLUDING AN OPTION FOR HOMEBOUND RESIDENTS  TO  RECEIVE
 MEALS AND WATER DIRECTLY.
   2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF MEAL AND WATER AVAILABILITY
 THROUGH  WRITTEN  NOTICE  AND  IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO
 RESIDENTS REGARDING THE DISRUPTION. SUCH NOTICE SHALL INCLUDE:
   A. THE LOCATION AND TIME MEALS, MEAL VOUCHERS AND WATER WILL BE AVAIL-
 ABLE TO RESIDENTS EACH DAY; AND
   B. THE PROCEDURE FOR HOMEBOUND INDIVIDUALS TO RECEIVE MEALS AND  WATER
 DIRECTLY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16310-02-2


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