Bill Text: NY S02013 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Prohibits the imposition of any surcharge for the installation or use of a tenant-installed appliance where the tenant pays for electric utility service.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2022-05-11 - referred to housing [S02013 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S02013-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         2013--A
            Cal. No. 454

                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 16, 2021
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  Sens.  JACKSON,  BIAGGI,  GOUNARDES, LIU, PARKER -- read
          twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
          Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development -- recom-
          mitted  to the Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Devel-
          opment in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported  favorably
          from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a
          third reading,  passed  by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the  Assembly,
          recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored to third reading, amended and
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

        AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
          relation  to  surcharges for the installation or use of certain appli-
          ances in housing accommodations subject to rent control

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
     2  by adding a new section 26-416-a to read as follows:
     3    § 26-416-a Surcharges for tenant-installed appliances. The  imposition
     4  of  any  surcharge  for  the  installation  or use of a tenant-installed
     5  appliance is prohibited where  the  tenant  pays  for  electric  utility
     6  service.
     7    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately; provided that section
     8  26-416-a of the city rent and rehabilitation law as added by section one
     9  of this act shall remain in full force and effect only as  long  as  the
    10  public  emergency  requiring  the  regulation and control of residential
    11  rents and evictions continues, as provided in subdivision 3 of section 1
    12  of the local emergency housing rent control act.


         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02216-03-2
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