Bill Text: NY A00743 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes a landlord to cancel a lease and evict a tenant that promotes prostitution and/or practices massage therapy without a professional license.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-01-03 - referred to judiciary [A00743 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A00743-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                           743
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2017
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. M. G. MILLER -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Judiciary
        AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to massage  therapist
          locations  that  promote  prostitution and/or practice massage therapy
          without a license
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  real property law is amended by adding a new section
     2  228-a to read as follows:
     3    § 228-a.  Tenant  location  used  as  an  unlicensed  massage  therapy
     4  location  and/or  massage therapy that promotes prostitution. A landlord
     5  shall terminate a tenancy and evict a  tenant  who  operates  a  massage
     6  therapist  location  on  the  landlord's  property  within sixty days of
     7  notification to the landlord  by  a  city  or  state  agency  that  such
     8  tenant's massage therapist location:
     9    1.  practices massage therapy without a professional massage therapist
    10  license in violation of section six thousand five hundred twelve of  the
    11  education law; and/or
    12    2. promotes prostitution as defined in section 230.15, 230.19, 230.20,
    13  230.25, 230.30 or 230.32 of the penal law.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03111-01-7
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