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SB1310 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                         1310

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                    January 9, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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  administrative code of the city of New York, in
         relation to the imposition of civil penalties for violation  of  state
         and local laws for building maintenance and operation

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

    1    Section 1.  Subdivision (a) of section 27-2115 of  the  administrative
    2  code  of  the city of New York, as amended by local law number 65 of the
    3  city of New York for the year 1987, is amended to read as follows:
    4    (a)  A person who violates any law relating to housing standards shall
    5  be subject to a civil penalty of not less than [ten] FIFTEEN dollars nor
    6  more than [fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE dollars for each [non-hazardous] CLASS  A
    7  violation, not less than [twenty-five] FIFTY dollars nor more than [one]
    8  TWO hundred [dollars] and [ten] TWENTY dollars per day for each [hazard-
    9  ous]  CLASS B violation, AND fifty dollars per day for each [immediately
   10  hazardous] CLASS C violation, occurring in a multiple dwelling  contain-
   11  ing  five  or  fewer dwelling units, from the date set for correction in
   12  the notice of violation until the violation is corrected, and  not  less
   13  than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred fifty dollars and, in addi-
   14  tion,  one  hundred  twenty-five  dollars  per day for each [immediately
   15  hazardous] CLASS C violation, occurring in a multiple dwelling  contain-
   16  ing  more  than five dwelling units, from the date set for correction in
   17  the notice of violation until the violation  is  corrected.    A  person
   18  wilfully making a false certification of correction of a violation shall
   19  be  subject  to  a  civil  penalty of not less than [fifty] SEVENTY-FIVE
   20  dollars nor more than [two hundred fifty] THREE HUNDRED dollars for each
   21  violation falsely certified, in addition to the other  penalties  herein
   22  provided.
   23    S  2.    This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
   24  have become a law.

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD00245-01-5
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