Bill Text: NY A04391 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits landlords from requiring animals that occupy the unit be de-clawed as a condition of rental.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-04 - referred to housing [A04391 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04391-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          4391
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Housing
        AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to prohibiting  land-
          lords  from  requiring  animals that occupy the unit be de-clawed as a
          condition of rental
          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  235-h to read as follows:
     3    § 235-h. Unlawful  restrictions  on  tenancy.  A  landlord  shall  not
     4  require  that any domestic animal occupying the rental unit be de-clawed
     5  as a condition of rental.
     6    § 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07540-01-9
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