S03942 Summary:

BILL NOS03942A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03190-A
 
SPONSORSEPULVEDA
 
COSPNSRSAVINO
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 235-a, RP L
 
Relates to allowing a residential 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 NOS03942A
 
02/21/2019REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
05/14/20191ST REPORT CAL.701
05/15/20192ND REPORT CAL.
05/20/2019ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/29/2019AMENDED ON THIRD READING 3942A
06/20/2019COMMITTED TO RULES
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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--A
            Cal. No. 701
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 21, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by Sens. SEPULVEDA, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Judiciary --
          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 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 residential tenant  shall  lawfully  make  a
     5  payment  to  a  utility  company  pursuant to the provisions of sections
     6  thirty-three, thirty-four and one hundred sixteen of the public  service
     7  law,  or  to a utility company as defined in subdivision twenty-three of
     8  section two of the public service  law,  public  authority,  water-works
     9  corporation,  as  defined  in subdivision twenty-seven of section two of
    10  the public service law, or municipal  water  system,  as  prescribed  in
    11  section eighty-nine-l of the public service law, for water service which
    12  a  landlord  is  responsible  for  but  has failed or refused to provide
    13  payment therefor, such payment  shall  be  deductible  from  any  future
    14  payment of rent.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04833-03-9
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