S03942 Summary:

BILL NOS03942
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03190
 
SPONSORSEPULVEDA
 
COSPNSRSAVINO
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 235-a, RP L
 
Relates to allowing a tenant to deduct water payments he or she makes for a deficient landlord from his or her rent.
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S03942 Actions:

BILL NOS03942
 
02/21/2019REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
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S03942 Committee Votes:

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S03942 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S03942 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3942
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 21, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
        AN  ACT  to amend the real property law, in relation to allowing tenants
          to deduct water payments they make for deficient landlords from  their
          rent

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 235-a of the real property law, as
     2  amended by chapter 713 of the laws  of  1981,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    1.  In  any  case in which a tenant shall lawfully make a payment to a
     5  utility company pursuant to the  provisions  of  sections  thirty-three,
     6  thirty-four  and  one hundred sixteen of the public service law, or to a
     7  utility company as defined in subdivision twenty-three of section two of
     8  the public service law, public authority,  water-works  corporation,  as
     9  defined in subdivision twenty-seven of section two of the public service
    10  law,  or  municipal water system, as prescribed in section eighty-nine-l
    11  of the public service law, for water service which a landlord is respon-
    12  sible for but has failed or refused to provide  payment  therefor,  such
    13  payment shall be deductible from any future payment of rent.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04833-01-9
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