Bill Text: NY A03112 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Relates to directing the division of human rights to promulgate regulations requiring the disclosure of lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants; directs certain government entities and non-profit entities authorized to administer public housing programs or assistance to ensure potential recipients of public assistance are informed to their rights related to lawful source of income discrimination.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-06-03 - RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY [A03112 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-A03112-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         3112--B
                                                                Cal. No. 297

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 22, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced by M. of A. EPSTEIN, WEPRIN, NOLAN, HEVESI, REYES, SEAWRIGHT,
          SIMON,  GOTTFRIED,  PERRY,  TAYLOR,  DAVILA,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  GALLAGHER,
          GONZALEZ-ROJAS, STECK, JACKSON, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, FERNANDEZ  --  read
          once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Governmental Operations --
          committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
          recommitted  to said committee -- reported and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes -- reported from committee, advanced to a third  reading,
          amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
          third reading

        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division
          of human rights to  promulgate  regulations  requiring  disclosure  of
          lawful source of income rights to prospective tenants

          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  170-e
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  170-e.  Disclosure of lawful source of income rights to prospective
     4  tenants. The division  of  human  rights  shall  promulgate  regulations
     5  requiring  any  state,  county,  municipal or other governmental entity,
     6  including but not limited to  the  division  of  housing  and  community
     7  renewal,  or  any  agency  or instrumentality of such an entity, and any
     8  public or private non-profit entity authorized to administer any  public
     9  housing  program  or  assistance,  including,  but  not  limited to, the
    10  section eight housing choice voucher program, or any other form of hous-
    11  ing assistance, payment, subsidy or credit, regardless of whether or not
    12  such assistance, payment,  subsidy  or  credit  is  paid  or  attributed
    13  directly  to a landlord, to ensure that individuals who have applied for
    14  and are eligible to receive such assistance, payment, subsidy or  credit
    15  are  informed,  in writing, of their rights and remedies available under
    16  law, with regard to lawful source of income discrimination  pursuant  to
    17  this section.
    18    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    19  have become a law.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03165-04-1
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