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S05856 Summary:

BILL NO    S05856 

SAME AS    SAME AS A02124-A

SPONSOR    GOLDEN

COSPNSR    

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S467-b, RPT L

Requires notification to certain tenants of the senior citizen rent increase
exemption program and the disability rent increase exemption program on monthly
rent bills; requires DHCR to develop and distribute information on SCRIE and
DRIE for landlords and tenants.
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S05856 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5856

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                     June 9, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
         printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

       AN ACT to amend the real property tax  law,  in  relation  to  notifying
         certain  tenants of the senior citizen rent increase exemption program
         and the disability rent increase exemption program

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law
    2  is amended by adding a new paragraph i to read as follows:
    3    I.  (1)  THE  ENTITY  ADMINISTERING THE PROGRAM SHALL DEVELOP INFORMA-
    4  TIONAL MATERIAL DESCRIBING ELIGIBILITY FOR AND BENEFITS  OF  THE  SENIOR
    5  CITIZEN RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM AND THE DISABILITY RENT INCREASE
    6  EXEMPTION  PROGRAM ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, AND, HOW ADDI-
    7  TIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED REGARDING THESE PROGRAMS. SUCH INFOR-
    8  MATIONAL MATERIAL SHALL BE PROVIDED TO  LANDLORDS  OF  HOUSING  ACCOMMO-
    9  DATIONS  SUBJECT  TO  PROVISIONS  OF  THE  LOCAL  EMERGENCY HOUSING RENT
   10  CONTROL  ACT,  THE  EMERGENCY  TENANT   PROTECTION   ACT   OF   NINETEEN
   11  SEVENTY-FOUR  OR  ANY LOCAL LAWS ENACTED PURSUANT THERETO, THE EMERGENCY
   12  HOUSING RENT CONTROL LAW, AND THE RENT  STABILIZATION  LAW  OF  NINETEEN
   13  HUNDRED SIXTY-NINE.
   14    (2)  A  LANDLORD OF ANY HOUSING ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF
   15  THE LOCAL EMERGENCY HOUSING  RENT  CONTROL  ACT,  THE  EMERGENCY  TENANT
   16  PROTECTION ACT OF NINETEEN SEVENTY-FOUR OR ANY LOCAL LAWS ENACTED PURSU-
   17  ANT THERETO, THE EMERGENCY HOUSING RENT CONTROL LAW OR THE RENT STABILI-
   18  ZATION LAW OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-NINE SHALL, AT LEAST ONCE ANNUALLY,
   19  INCLUDING WITH A NEW LEASE AND ALL RENEWAL LEASES DELIVERED TO THE OCCU-
   20  PANT  OF SUCH ACCOMMODATION, PROVIDE THE INFORMATIONAL MATERIAL DESCRIB-
   21  ING ELIGIBILITY FOR AND THE BENEFITS OF THE SENIOR CITIZEN RENT INCREASE
   22  EXEMPTION PROGRAM AND THE DISABILITY RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION PROGRAM, AS
   23  PROVIDED BY THE ENTITY ADMINISTERING THE PROGRAM  PURSUANT  TO  SUBPARA-
   24  GRAPH ONE OF THIS PARAGRAPH.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD04176-05-5
       S. 5856                             2

    1    S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    2  have become a law, provided, however, that the amendments to subdivision
    3  3 of section 467-b of the real property tax law made by section  one  of
    4  this  act  shall  not affect the expiration of such section and shall be
    5  deemed to expire therewith.
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