Senate Bill S8590

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires notice of enforcement of a lien on goods in a self-storage facility to be sent to an emergency contact designated by the occupant

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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

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2023-S8590 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Lien Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182, Lien L

2023-S8590 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notice of enforcement of a lien on goods in a self-storage facility to be sent to an emergency contact designated by the occupant in a manner similar to the occupant; requires notice to update information on occupancy agreement.

2023-S8590 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S8590 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8590
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 16, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. SCARCELLA-SPANTON -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the  lien  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  notice  of
   enforcement  of  a lien on goods in a self-storage facility to be sent
   to the emergency contact designated in the occupancy agreement

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 182 of the lien law is amended by
 adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
   (I) "EMERGENCY CONTACT" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON DESIGNATED BY THE  OCCU-
 PANT  IN  THE  OCCUPANCY  AGREEMENT TO RECEIVE NOTICE ISSUED PURSUANT TO
 THIS SECTION.
   § 2. Paragraph (i) of subdivision 2 of section 182 of the lien law, as
 amended by chapter 424 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (i)  name and address of owner [and], occupant, AND EMERGENCY CONTACT,
 and electronic mail address of owner and occupant  should  the  occupant
 choose to be contacted via electronic mail;
   § 3. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 182 of the lien law, as
 amended  by  chapter  424  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (c) Every occupancy  agreement  as  required  by  this  section  shall
 contain  the  following  conspicuous  notices:  (i) "Notice: The monthly
 occupancy charge and other charges stated  in  this  agreement  are  the
 actual  charges  you  must  pay";  (ii)  "Notice:  You  may choose to be
 contacted for legal matters related to late or lien notices,  via  elec-
 tronic  mail  by  providing your electronic mail address in at least two
 locations within the occupancy  agreement";  (III)  "NOTICE:  KEEP  YOUR
 OCCUPANCY  AGREEMENT  UP-TO-DATE WITH ANY CHANGES TO YOUR ADDRESS AND/OR
 ELECTRONIC MAIL ADDRESS, WHERE APPROPRIATE, AND THE CONTACT  INFORMATION
 FOR  YOUR  EMERGENCY  CONTACT,  TO  ENSURE  YOU RECEIVE ANY LATE OR LIEN
 NOTICES".
   § 4. Subdivision 7 of section 182 of the lien law, as amended by chap-
 ter 424 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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