Senate Bill S5207B

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Authorizes municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program

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2023-S5207 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1662
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-z, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S5207, A1662

2023-S5207 - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program to enable municipalities to repair immediately hazardous code violations in buildings where the owner has not undertaken such repairs in a reasonable time.

2023-S5207 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5207 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5207
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the real property tax law,  in
   relation  to  authorizing  certain municipalities in a pilot emergency
   repair program to add unpaid emergency repair charges and housing code
   violation penalties, costs  and fines to such  municipalities'  annual
   tax  levy  in  accordance  with  applicable law; and providing for the
   repeal of certain provisions of the state finance law upon  expiration
   thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 54-g of the state finance law,  as
 added by chapter 707 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
   3.  THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE DIVISION OF HOUS-
 ING  AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, SHALL ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM WITH PARTIC-
 IPATING MUNICIPALITIES FOR AN EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM. THE SECRETARY OF
 STATE SHALL ONLY SELECT MUNICIPALITIES DESIGNATED AS  A  CITY  FOR  SUCH
 PILOT PROGRAM. THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM SHALL REQUIRE A MUNICIPALITY
 AWARDED PARTICIPATION TO ENACT A LOCAL LAW TO ENABLE THE MUNICIPALITY TO
 REPAIR  IMMEDIATELY  HAZARDOUS  CODE  VIOLATIONS  IN BUILDINGS WHERE THE
 OWNER HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN SUCH REPAIRS IN A REASONABLE TIME. THE  MUNICI-
 PALITY  SHALL  BILL  THE  OWNER  FOR  SUCH REPAIR COSTS AND IN THE EVENT
 PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS, THE  SECRETARY  SHALL  REIM-
 BURSE  THE  MUNICIPALITY  FOR  SUCH  REPAIRS. ANY SUBSEQUENT RECOVERY OF
 MONIES DUE FROM THE OWNER FOR SUCH REPAIRS SHALL  BE  FORWARDED  TO  THE
 STATE.  THE SECRETARY OF STATE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIVISION OF HOUS-
 ING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL SHALL FILE A REPORT ANNUALLY TO  EVALUATE  THE
 EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PILOT PROGRAM WITH THE LEGISLATURE
 AND THE GOVERNOR. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS AS TO WHETH-
 ER THE PROGRAM SHALL BE CONTINUED OR MODIFIED IN ANY WAY AND THE REASONS
 THEREFOR.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05810-01-3
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S5207A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1662
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-z, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S5207, A1662

2023-S5207A - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program to enable municipalities to repair immediately hazardous code violations in buildings where the owner has not undertaken such repairs in a reasonable time.

2023-S5207A - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5207A - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5207--A
     Cal. No. 842
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, BRESLIN, HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Finance
   -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
   report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  authorizing
   certain municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program;
   and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  certain  provisions of the state
   finance law upon expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
 section 99-z to read as follows:
   § 99-Z. EMERGENCY REPAIR PILOT PROGRAM. SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION,  THE
 SECRETARY  OF  STATE,  WITH  ASSISTANCE FROM THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND
 COMMUNITY RENEWAL, SHALL ESTABLISH A PILOT  PROGRAM  WITH  PARTICIPATING
 MUNICIPALITIES  FOR  AN EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM. THE SECRETARY OF STATE
 SHALL ONLY ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES DESIGNATED AS A CITY TO  PARTICIPATE  IN
 SUCH PILOT PROGRAM. THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM SHALL REQUIRE A MUNICI-
 PALITY  THAT  HAS ELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM TO ENACT A LOCAL
 LAW TO ENABLE THE MUNICIPALITY  TO  REPAIR  IMMEDIATELY  HAZARDOUS  CODE
 VIOLATIONS  IN BUILDINGS WHERE THE OWNER HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN SUCH REPAIRS
 IN A REASONABLE TIME. THE MUNICIPALITY SHALL BILL  THE  OWNER  FOR  SUCH
 REPAIR COSTS.  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIVISION
 OF  HOUSING  AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  SHALL,  AS APPROPRIATION PERMITS,
 PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITIES  TO  ENSURE
 SUCCESSFUL  IMPLEMENTATION  OF  THE  LOCAL  LAW REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THE
 PILOT PROGRAM.  ADDITIONALLY, THE SECRETARY OF  STATE,  WITH  ASSISTANCE
 FROM  THE  DIVISION  OF  HOUSING  AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL, SHALL PREPARE A
 MODEL LOCAL LAW THAT MUNICIPALITIES MAY ADOPT TO SATISFY THE  LOCAL  LAW
 REQUIREMENT  OF  THE PILOT PROGRAM. SUCH LOCAL LAW SHALL BE PUBLISHED ON
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

co-Sponsors

2023-S5207B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1662
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-z, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S5207, A1662

2023-S5207B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program to enable municipalities to repair immediately hazardous code violations in buildings where the owner has not undertaken such repairs in a reasonable time.

2023-S5207B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S5207B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5207--B
     Cal. No. 842
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, BRESLIN, HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Finance
   -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
   report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  authorizing
   certain municipalities to establish an emergency repair pilot program;
   and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration there-
   of
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 99-z to read as follows:
   §  99-Z. EMERGENCY REPAIR PILOT PROGRAM. SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, THE
 SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE  DIVISION  OF  HOUSING  AND
 COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  SHALL  ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM WITH PARTICIPATING
 MUNICIPALITIES FOR AN EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM. THE SECRETARY  OF  STATE
 SHALL  ONLY  ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES DESIGNATED AS A CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN
 SUCH PILOT PROGRAM. THE EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM SHALL REQUIRE A MUNICI-
 PALITY THAT HAS ELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM TO ENACT  A  LOCAL
 LAW  TO  ENABLE  THE  MUNICIPALITY  TO REPAIR IMMEDIATELY HAZARDOUS CODE
 VIOLATIONS IN BUILDINGS WHERE THE OWNER HAS NOT UNDERTAKEN SUCH  REPAIRS
 IN  A  REASONABLE  TIME.  THE MUNICIPALITY SHALL BILL THE OWNER FOR SUCH
 REPAIR COSTS.  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIVISION
 OF HOUSING AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  SHALL,  AS  APPROPRIATION  PERMITS,
 PROVIDE  TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATING MUNICIPALITIES TO ENSURE
 SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LOCAL  LAW  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO  THE
 PILOT  PROGRAM.    ADDITIONALLY, THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WITH ASSISTANCE
 FROM THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND  COMMUNITY  RENEWAL,  SHALL  PREPARE  A
 MODEL  LOCAL  LAW THAT MUNICIPALITIES MAY ADOPT TO SATISFY THE LOCAL LAW
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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