Bill Text: NY A05351 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Permits tenants or residents of limited profit housing, or persons acting on their behalf, to copy financial documents pertaining to their projects, subject to a reasonable charge therefor, the maximum of which shall be prescribed by regulation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-13 - substituted by s4131 [A05351 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05351-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 11, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CYMBROWITZ  -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Housing
        AN ACT to amend the private housing finance  law,  in  relation  to  the
          copying of documents of limited profit housing companies
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 32-a of the private housing finance law is  amended
     2  by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
     3    8.  Every tenant or resident, or a person acting on behalf of a tenant
     4  or resident, shall be permitted to  copy,  by  photographic  means,  any
     5  document  within  the scope of this section pertaining to the project in
     6  which such tenant or resident resides. A reasonable fee,  subject  to  a
     7  maximum  therefor  prescribed  in  regulations,  may be charged for such
     8  copies.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    10  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    11  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    12  tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
    13  completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.