Senate Bill S2196B

2023-2024 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

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S2196 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8863
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L; amd §27-2115, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8795, A9163

2023-S2196 - 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.

2023-S2196 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2196 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2196
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  FERNANDEZ,  SEPULVEDA  -- 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 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 63 of the city of
 New York for the year 2022, 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  ONE  HUNDRED  fifty  dollars  for  each  non-hazardous
 violation, not less than [twenty-five] FIFTY dollars nor more than [one]
 FIVE hundred dollars [and  ten  dollars]  per  day  for  each  hazardous
 violation,  [fifty]  TWO  HUNDRED  dollars  per day for each immediately
 hazardous violation, occurring 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] THOUSAND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02969-01-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S2196A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8863
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L; amd §27-2115, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8795, A9163

2023-S2196A - 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.

2023-S2196A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2196A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2196--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  FERNANDEZ,  SEPULVEDA  -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Housing,  Construction and Community Development -- recommitted to the
   Committee  on  Housing,  Construction  and  Community  Development  in
   accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 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. Subdivision 2 of section  382  of  the  executive  law,  as
 amended  by chapter 571 of the laws of 2021, is amended and a new subdi-
 vision 5 is added to read as follows:
   2. Any person, having been served, either personally or by  registered
 or  certified mail, with an order to remedy any condition found to exist
 in, on,  or  about  any  building  in  violation  of  the  uniform  fire
 prevention  and  building code, who shall fail to comply with such order
 within the time fixed by the regulations promulgated  by  the  secretary
 pursuant  to subdivision one of section three hundred eighty-one of this
 article, such time period to be stated in  the  order,  and  any  owner,
 builder,  architect,  tenant,  contractor,  subcontractor,  construction
 superintendent or their agents  or  any  other  person  taking  part  or
 assisting  in  the  construction  of  any  building  who shall knowingly
 violate any of the applicable provisions of  the  uniform  code  or  any
 lawful order of a local government, a county or the secretary made ther-
 eunder  regarding  standards  for  construction,  maintenance,  or  fire
 protection equipment and systems, shall be punishable by a fine  of  not
 [more  than  one  thousand dollars per day of violation, or imprisonment

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02969-02-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S2196B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8863
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §382, Exec L; amd §27-2115, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8795, A9163

2023-S2196B (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.

2023-S2196B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2196B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2196--B
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, FERNANDEZ, HARCKHAM, SEPULVEDA -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on  Housing,  Construction and Community Development -- recommitted to
   the Committee on Housing, Construction and  Community  Development  in
   accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  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.  Subdivision  2  of  section  382 of the executive law, as
 amended by chapter 571 of the laws of 2021, is amended and a new  subdi-
 vision 5 is added to read as follows:
   2.  Any person, having been served, either personally or by registered
 or certified mail, with an order to remedy any condition found to  exist
 in,  on,  or  about  any  building  in  violation  of  the  uniform fire
 prevention and building code, who shall fail to comply with  such  order
 within  the  time  fixed by the regulations promulgated by the secretary
 pursuant to subdivision one of section three hundred eighty-one of  this
 article,  such  time  period  to  be stated in the order, and any owner,
 builder,  architect,  tenant,  contractor,  subcontractor,  construction
 superintendent  or  their  agents  or  any  other  person taking part or
 assisting in the  construction  of  any  building  who  shall  knowingly
 violate  any  of  the  applicable  provisions of the uniform code or any
 lawful order of a local government, a county or the secretary made ther-
 eunder  regarding  standards  for  construction,  maintenance,  or  fire
 protection  equipment  and systems, shall be punishable by a fine of not
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02969-03-4
              

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