Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 31, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 17, 2023||
referred to housing, construction and community development
Senate Bill S1939
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1939 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1939 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1939 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to increasing the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of state PURPOSE: Relates to increasing the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of the state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 requires the department of the state to create a standard for the adequate number of code enforcement staff required to meet the needs of a locality by looking at factors including population and geographic area. Section 2 authorizes the secretary of the state to place an oversight official within a local government to monitor the local government's
2023-S1939 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1939 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 17, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, SKOUFIS, HINCHEY, KAVANAGH, PARKER, 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, in relation to increasing the state code enforcement powers of the secretary of state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 381 of the execu- tive law, as amended by chapter 560 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: b. THE ADEQUATE number [and] OF STAFF REQUIRED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE LOCALITY TO BE DETERMINED BY LOOKING AT FACTORS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, POPULATION AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA, B-1. THE qualifications of staff, including requirements that inspec- tors be certified pursuant to this chapter, § 2. Paragraph c of subdivision 4 of section 381 of the executive law, as added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended and a new para- graph e is added to read as follows: c. [the] THE secretary may designate the county in which such local government is located to administer and enforce the uniform code in such local government. In the case of such designation, the provisions of subdivision five of this section shall apply. E. THE SECRETARY MAY PLACE AN OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL WITHIN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO MONITOR AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE UNIFORM CODE. THE OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL SHALL BE A STATE OFFICER WITH EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE IN CODE ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY TO BE APPROPRIATE FOR THE POSITION. THE PLACEMENT OF AN OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL SHALL BE FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO ONE YEAR AND EXTENDED AS NECESSARY AS DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY. LOCAL GOVERNMENT STAFF SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL DIRECTIVES ISSUED BY THE OVERSIGHT OFFICIAL. OVERSIGHT SHALL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05121-01-3
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