Bill Text: NY A00956 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Extends the answer time in proceedings before the division of housing and community renewal to 90 days.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-14 - referred to housing [A00956 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A00956-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                           956
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored
          by  --  M.  of  A.  GLICK,  GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Housing
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to extending the time  to
          answer  in  proceedings  before  the division of housing and community
          renewal
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 260-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 260-a. Answers before the division of housing and community renewal.
     4  Notwithstanding section 2527.4 of title 9 of the New York  codes,  rules
     5  and  regulations,  in  any proceeding before the division of housing and
     6  community renewal governed by part 2527 of  title  9  of  the  New  York
     7  codes, rules and regulations, a person who has been served with a notice
     8  of a proceeding accompanied by an application or complaint shall have no
     9  less  than  ninety  days  from the date of mailing in which to answer or
    10  reply, except in exceptional circumstances, the division of housing  and
    11  community  renewal  may  require a shorter period. Every answer or reply
    12  shall be verified or affirmed, and an original and  one  copy  shall  be
    13  filed with the division of housing and community renewal.
    14    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    15  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03234-01-9
feedback